We developed a Cost and Carbon Tool – to predict energy, carbon and cost performance over a 25 year period and then to calculate payback periods for small building changes, major refurbishments or even whole buildings. […]

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UCL Cost and Carbon Tool

Sustainability tool

We worked with University of Westminster to undertake an audit of how environmental sustainability is incorporated into capital projects and to identify opportunities to embed sustainability processes more deeply within […]

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University of Westminster

Sustainability Audit

Euston Station is one of 19 stations managed by Network Rail, and is the sixth busiest railway station in the UK. Under HS2 proposals, Euston will become the main terminus […]

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Euston Station

Development Strategy

A joint venture between UCL and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS trust, the Biomedical Engineering Hub in Stanmore will be a world-class state of the art research and training […]

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Biomedical Engineering Hub

Sustainability, BREEAM & Energy

We worked with The RSA Great Recovery and Zero Waste Scotland to explore opportunities and incubate new partnerships for a circular economy in Scotland. We recently completed a study into the oil […]

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Oil and Gas Rig Decommissioning

Feasibility studies

Useful Projects prepared the sustainable development strategy for the Carbonera beach resort and development in Cuba. […]

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Carbonera, Cuba

Sustainability Strategy

Retail property developer Hammerson are delivering positive social, environmental and economic impacts through sustainable retail destinations […]

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Hammerson Social Value of Place

Social Impact Consultancy

We are pleased to announce that Useful Simple Projects is now part of a pan-European initiative called the Knowledge Alliance for Advanced Urbanism (KAAU). The organisations involved in the consortium […]

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Strategic Advice

We’re excited to be working with this iconic brand to assess their life cycle impacts, develop a long-term sustainability vision and set of objectives.

On this project we’ll be utilising Sophie Thomas’ closed loop design, product manufacturing and sustainable communications know-how, Dan Epstein’s vision and strategy expertise, and Jo Dobson’s organisational strategy development and implementation experience. […]

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Dr Martens

Corporate Strategy
Image of pilot project for sustainable social housing as part of the Minha Casa Minha Vida scheme

Useful Projects have been commissioned by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to work with the Prefeitura of Sao Paulo on developing a pilot project for sustainable social housing as part of […]

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Heliopolis, Sao Paulo

Sustainable Housing Pilot

Our role involved producing a Sustainability Strategy for the Olympic Park site, and providing strategic and technical advice to design teams […]

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Rio 2016 Olympics

Sustainability and Water Strategy

Useful Simple Projects have conceived ‘The Great Recovery’, an initiative to promote closed loop design in the manufacturing industry […]

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The Great Recovery

Workshop facilitation, content

We worked with the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL) to deliver a suite of senior-level training programmes. […]

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Useful Simple Projects designed and facilitated a sustainability industry roundtable event for HS2 […]

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High Speed Two

Roundtable design & facilitation

We are working on the masterplan for this new development of 630 residential units […]

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Seaton Carew


NTA are a wholly government organisation responsible for bringing light rail and rapid bus routes to the city of Tel Aviv. Over the next 20 years, the proposal is to […]

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Tel Aviv Light Railway

Strategic advice

Working with Grosvenor Estates, we have been developing a more comprehensive assessment of city resilience […]

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Resilient Cities

Resilient cities appraisal methodology

Jo Carris has been working in-house with EDF Energy since July 2013 to help improve their sustainable procurement and supply chain management processes […]

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EDF Energy Procurement

Sustainable procurement support