We are sustainability consultants for the built environment, specialising in:


• Climate and biodiversity emergency

• Circular economy

• Social value and wellbeing

We are a B Corp™ and a Social Enterprise.


Useful Projects conducted a local needs analysis: a study into local socio-economic and environmental challenges and opportunities […]

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SWR Local Needs Analysis

Social Value Consultancy

The West Midlands’ Combined Authority (WMCA) commissioned Useful Projects to develop a Circular Economy Routemap for the region, which will support WMCA’s aim of spurring a green industrial revolution. The […]

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West Midlands CE Routemap

Circular Economy Consultancy

Central Bedfordshire Council wants this growth to be sustainable and to support carbon neutrality in the area. It has prioritised climate action and is now aiming to demonstrate leadership for sustainable development in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. To support this ambition, Useful Projects was commissioned to develop an innovative and creative Sustainability Plan for 2020-2030. […]

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Central Bedfordshire

Sustainability Plan & Advisory Support

Local Net Zero plans need an integrated approach – Net Zero Navigator tool supports system-level strategy The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report makes for stark reading. We will […]

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We are delighted to announce that we are now a B Corp™. Useful Projects is part of the Useful Simple Trust family of professional design practices. Through our naturally collaborative approach […]

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Rt Hon Christopher Pincher MP, Minister of State for Housing, has announced the joint winners of the Home of 2030 competition. Launched in March 2020, and managed by the RIBA, […]

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