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Mental Health & The Built Environment

It was the UK Mental Health Awareness week from 18th to 22nd May, and ‘kindness’ was this year’s theme. In alignment to the theme, we have teamed up with Welltek, a company who has taken the initiative to provide Neurosonic products to hospitals to help workers who are battling on the front line.

Catch up with Element 4 Group Ltd‘s Georgia Elliott-Smith and Emma Jenkins at Welltek in our last webinar where they talked about how designers, owners and operators can support and encourage better mental health for building users:

Job opportunity at Element 4

We’re recruiting! Are you a qualified #WELLBuildingStandard AP? We’re looking for a senior consultant or associate to oversee our many projects seeking wellbeing certification and corporate wellbeing strategies.

At Element 4, we’re on a mission to shake up sustainability consultancy, replacing jargon & waffle with action that makes a real difference. If you’re looking for an exciting career with purpose, you’ve found the right place.

Please see the following document for job description:

We can’t change overnight… (and other surprising myths)

Many people have been made working from home during the lock down amid Coronavirus. Before we return to the workplace, our Director at Element 4, Georgia Elliott-Smith, had a discussion with Leeson Medhurst, the Director of Workplace Strategy at Workplace Futures Group about the importance of well being and sustainability. They also debunked the myths about what is going to happen when we return to the workplace, and how businesses can embrace recent radical changes and flourish in a post-Covid-19 world.

Please click on the following video if you have missed the live webcast:

Element 4’s Pledge to Net Zero

We are delighted to announce that Element 4 has made a ‘Pledge to Net Zero’.

Pledge to Net Zero is an initiative led by Society for the Environment (SocEnv)Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE)IEMA and The Environmental Industries Commission and is the UK’s first industry commitment requiring science-based targets to tackle greenhouse gas emissions.

To begin this journey, we will:
1) By May 2020, establish and commit to targets to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions.
2) Publicly report on our emissions and progress each year.
3) Publish research or thought leadership on practical steps to deliver a net zero greenhouse gas economy.

Join us by making a pledge to tackle climate change together. For more information visit https://lnkd.in/g3He6u7.

Fitwel 1 Star Rating Award to Woking Borough Council

We’re delighted to announce that Woking Borough Council has been awarded a Fitwel Certification System 1 Star Rating for their Civic Offices in Woking town centre. This makes Woking the first local authority and public sector organisation in both Europe and the UK to receive this award demonstrating their commitment to the health and wellbeing of staff and residents. Element 4 Group Ltd is proud to have assisted Woking Borough Council to become part of the global movement in Building Health for All.