The Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Sheffield is the largest in the UK, with the greatest number of students and staff, and an international reputation for high quality landscape education and research.
The vision of the AWRC is to transform lives through innovations that help people. Located in Darnall, the centre has a strong focus on tackling inequality and plays a key role in improving the health and wellbeing of the local community. Our City Green will provide a citywide opportunity for research and innovation associated with the benefits of urban green/outdoor economies. Specifically in relation to physical activity in local communities. The goal is to create the conditions at local level to achieve better and equitable population health, wealth and wellbeing.
Imam Sheikh Mohammad Ismail DL is a prominent local British Muslim scholar serving the Sheffield Muslim community as a Lead Imam. Through this position, and through his work in education, he is effectively promoting community cohesion and is pleased to support Our City Green.
The Diocese of Sheffield is a registered Eco Diocese on the national A Rocha Eco Church award scheme, and formally declared a climate and ecological emergency in November 2020. A fundamental principle of Eco Church is community engagement. Encouraging diverse and productive urban landscapes that bring communities in Sheffield together is a wonderful way to do this. We are delighted to be a partner of Our City Green.
As part of an Eco Diocese with a prominent and central location within the city we are excited to be a partner of Our City Green to guide the festival’s vision and to offer the Cathedral forecourt as a central hub / installation site within the wider network.
HERB stands for Helping Environmental Regeneration in Broomhall. We are a volunteer organisation that aims to improve the external environment of Broomhall for local residents, visitors and wildlife. Our City Green is a great platform for us to engage a wider demographic within our local community in environmental and economic regeneration.
Sheffield Chamber are a community working together to make business stronger. Their mission is to lead the way in making Sheffield the best place in the UK to start, grow and run a successful and sustainable business.