Nominations

Nominees

Thank you everyone for your amazing entries to our inaugural CCLA/ROOM151 IMPACT AWARDS.
The nominees for our six categories are all listed below and the winners will be announced at our awards ceremony on July 1st. Sign up here.
Congratulations to all the nominees and many. many thanks to all of you who entered the competition. The database of entries will be sent to you in due course.

 

ADULT SOCIAL CARE, CHILDREN’S SERVICES & EDUCATION

Recognising the finance department’s role in the commissioning and delivery adult social services, children’s services and working with schools and educational community groups…

The nominees:

Glasgow City Council – Understanding child poverty in Glasgow

Lincolnshire County Council – Covid-19 Providers Sustainability Fund for Adult Care

Manchester City Council – End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry

South Gloucestershire Council – Intensive Therapeutic Foster Care

 

Adult Social Care and Children’s Services & Education is sponsored by


PLACE SHAPING

Recognising finance’s role in shaping outcomes across housing & homelessness, regeneration, employment, infrastructure & transport, poverty & deprivation etc…

The nominees:

London Borough of Newham – Social and affordable housing – Impact Investment

London LGPS CIV Ltd & Local Pensions Partnership Investments – Contributing to society, as well as creating sustainable and resilient assets that will provide value for the pension scheme members over the long term.

Newark and Sherwood District Council – Redevelopment of key gateway site

West Lindsey District Council – Regenerating a deprived neighbourhood through a transformative social housing project

 

Place Shaping is sponsored by


CARBON MANAGEMENT

Recognising the finance function’s role in contributing towards a better local or global environment.

The nominees:

Somerset County Council – Finance working together – Somerset Waste Partnership

Warrington Borough Council – Solar Farm Sustainable Energy Model

West Berkshire Council – Community Municipal Investment Bond

 

Carbon Management is sponsored by


IMPACT INVESTMENT (TREASURY & PENSIONS)

Recognising the work of the treasury and pensions functions (or their investment pools) in either; a) investing in projects/vehicles with a social or environmental purpose, or; b) making a positive impact on the council’s overall financial position.

The nominees:

London LGPS CIV Ltd & Local Pensions Partnership Investments – Improving quality of life for Londoners while securing the financial futures of pension investors.

Strathclyde Pension Fund – Strathclyde Direct Investment Portfolio (DIP)

Tameside MBC for Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) – GMPF Local and Impact Investments

Westminster City Council – Climate Financing Strategy

 

Impact Investment (Treasury & Pensions) is sponsored by


TACKLING COVID-19

Recognising the extraordinary contribution council finance departments have made to supporting their communities through the pandemic through revs and bens, supporting the frontline, discretionary grants and any other ways finance had to get involved!

The nominees:

Cheltenham Borough Council – Cheltenham is back! “Find Your Happy Place”

Lincolnshire County Council – Lincolnshire’s Covid-19 Providers Sustainability Fund for Adult Care

Manchester City Council – End child food poverty – no child should be going hungry

Newark and Sherwood District Council – Pandemic: Innovation in a period of panic

Rushcliffe Borough Council – Putting the bounce back into business


INNOVATION & PARTNERSHIPS

Recognising financial innovation and joint-working with other public and private sector organisations for better outcomes.

The nominees:

Glasgow City Council – Glasgow’s Improving the Cancer Journey

Glasgow City Council – Understanding child poverty in Glasgow

London Borough of Sutton – London Cancer Hub

Newark and Sherwood District Council – Redevelopment of key gateway site