June 2010

Seventeen get crafty!

Posted by andrew on Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

We partnered up with West London’s impressive Chiswick Park’s Enjoy Work office complex to organise ‘Eco Create’ on Friday 25th June, a day of inspirational, creative, eco craft activities for staff from the park’s resident companies including Disney, Foxton’s and Starbucks. This is the first time we’ve worked with the business park, to create [...]

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Chorus at the Wapping Project

Posted by andrew on Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

The brilliant Wapping Project is host to another thought provoking, stimulating art installation in its basement gallery space. The Chorus experience, which runs until 18th July, is a series of swinging pendulums each with their own built-in soundtrack. As you walk under each pendulum you hear its sound emanate directly above you, which can range [...]

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Seventeen Events celebrate The Observer Ethical Awards 2010

Posted by andrew on Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Seventeen Events organised The Observer Ethical Awards in association with Ecover on June 10th 2010 at the Victoria & Albert museum. This is the fifth year that Seventeen Events have organised the event, which rewards individuals and organisations promoting ethical living. This year’s awards party was hailed as a spectacular success, and once again proved [...]

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Seventeen’s new company vehicle?

Posted by louise on Monday, June 21st, 2010

I tried out a very eco friendly vehicle at the weekend – an iconic 1980s Sinclair C5. It’s surprisingly easy to steer and can pick up quite a pace, even with just pedal power. It’s also battery powered and can reach up to 15mph – so could have easily beaten the Segway to be the [...]

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Seventeen Highly Commended at Mayor’s Green Awards

Posted by andrew on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Seventeen Events were delighted to be “Highly Commended” in the SME category of this year’s Mayor of London Green Procurement Code Awards. The awards recognise the lengths that Seventeen and others have gone to in order to green their supply chain. Other winners included Arup and the Met Police.
We will be working during the year [...]

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Hay Festival

Posted by andrew on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

We were delighted to work on the “Guardian Shed” at this year’s Hay Festival, which runs until next week. While we were up in beautiful Hay-On-Wye we also saw some amazing talks and presentations including a day of Greenprint lectures organised by our good friend Andy Fryers, the Greenprint Director. These included:
Chris Hope from Cambridge [...]

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