Archive for 'National and Local'
Scotland has achieved Fair Trade Nation status, just the second country in the world to do so, having demonstrated a lasting impact to reduce poverty, improve the lives of people around the world, and help them to access their rights.
The Olympic Park has been given the Eric Hughes award for its outstanding contribution to improving sustainability in civil engineering at the 2013 CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement awards.
Faye Scott describes a new report from Green Alliance examining the degree to which cities can drive low carbon growth and looking in detail at the city deals process as a means of achieving this.
The London Sustainable Development Commission’s fourth Quality of Life Indicators report provides a snapshot of London’s quality of life and identifies the sustainability issues London faces.
The Sustainable Scotland Network reports that Scotland’s local authorities are making progress on climate change, according to the analysis of Scotland’s Climate Change Declaration Year Four Reports.
LOCOG has published its final sustainability report for London 2012, updating the pre-Games report and focusing on what was achieved in the delivery of the Games and the culmination of the sustainability programme.
The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012's post-Games report examines whether the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games achieved the ambition to be the "most sustainable Games ever".
A local authority case study being featured at this year’s Sustainable Scotland Network Conference describes how Highland Council has reduced business travel by 27% over four years.
A new good-practice guide on how to achieve sustainable development through sustainable design and construction, and local plan-making, has produced for use by local planning authorities in England, together with other interested parties.
The Planning and Climate Change Coalition, a cross-sector group that seeks to ensure the planning system responds effectively to the challenges of climate change, has published a guide for local authorities on planning for climate change.