The world-renowned University of Oxford has promoted AquaMark, Britain’s revolutionary new water benchmarking initiative, through its extensive network. The Oxford Water Network is a cross-divisional research community, harnessing Oxford University’s diverse strengths to address the challenge of managing water in a complex and uncertain world. The AquaMark project will enable businesses to reduce water costs and consumption by 30%, is completely free to participate in, and has already received tremendous support from many blue chip organisations, industry regulators, research experts and public sector organisations.
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and ADSM have been shortlisted in the ‘Outsourcing’ category at the 2015 Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthcare Awards, with their submission “Collaborating for a Better Water Future”.
The HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards seeks to recognise and reward outstanding efficiency and improvement by the NHS, culminating in an inspirational award ceremony on the 22nd of September 2015 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.
The Trust and ADSM competed against 532 other entires to get to the final, with submissions being judged by senior and influential figures from the health sector including:
- Charles Alessi, Chairman, National Association of Primary Care
- Professor Jonathan Kay, Clinical Informatics Director, NHS England
- Michael MacDonnell, Head of Strategy, NHS England
- Robert Knott, National Director NHS Procurement, Department of Health
For more information on the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards, visit www.hsjvalueawards.co.uk
Water Active, the largest and most influential monthly print & digital magazine dedicated to the UK water & waste water industry, has endorsed AquaMark, Britain’s first National water benchmarking scheme, to its extensive readership. The free-to-join AquaMark initiative will enable businesses to reduce water consumption and costs dramatically, and has already received overwhelming support from blue chip organisations, industry regulators and research experts.
The Association for Environment Conscious Building, which shares best practice in environmentally sustainable building, has promoted the newly launched AquaMark initiative to its network of architects, designers, manufacturers, housing associations and local authorities. The AquaMark initiative is free to participate in, and will deliver water benchmarks for 500 different building classifications, enabling businesses to reduce usage costs by a third.
Specialist water publication and web portal WaterBriefing has endorsed AquaMark, the fully grant-funded water benchmarking initiative which is available to organisations of all sizes and sectors. The project is already receiving support from the UK’s top private and public sector organisations, including strong backing from the water industry, regulator OFWAT, the Environment Agency, and leading research experts BRE, BSRIA and the University of Oxford.