Lovell celebrates future leaders

Lovell is FoL’s longest-running sponsor, backing Future London Leaders since 2012 and sponsoring our first Mentor Awards. The developer’s focus on nurturing young people and on diversity starts at home…

Leaders Plus 8: Proposals for London

On Wednesday 30 June, cross-sector Leaders Plus candidates presented their Proposals for London in webinar on the theme of recovery. Virtual audiences of sponsors, mentors, nominators, course contributors and alumni tuned in to take part in Q&A and cast their votes on their favourite presentations.

Culture and community-led recovery

culture and community-led recovery

Alumni Rep and LB Lambeth’s Head of High Streets Laura Davy writes about the importance of supporting local community-led culture and its role in our recovery from Covid in this guest blog post.

Achieving zero carbon homes

achieving net zero developments, goldsmith street

Guest blog post from Sarah Birt on how cities will deliver on their climate emergency declarations through achieving zero carbon developments. New housing developments, in particular, are under pressure to balance ‘net zero’ with affordability and project viability, which is easier said than done.

#Alumni500 celebration

Save the date! FoL hosts the #Alumni500 celebration and first mentor awards on 21 Oct at Royal Festival Hall. Reconnect with the network, celebrate by the Thames and find out how this influential group is shaping places across the UK.

A new form of localism?

a new form of localism, playing ping pong

We’re once again under national lockdown restrictions and mostly living, working and playing within our local areas. This behaviour could be a short-term reaction to the new measures except there is now growing evidence of longer-term trends and an emerging form of localism. An alumni-led discussion, chaired by FoL board member Lucy Webb, explored how city makers should respond.