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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 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.
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.
8 November 2012, Edinburgh: Sustainable Scotland Network's 11th annual conference will address how Scotland's local authorities and public sector organisations can better deliver action on climate change and sustainable development.
The Sustainable Scotland Network reports on a new web guide, ‘Talking About Our Place’, launched by Scottish Natural Heritage to encourage communities to get involved in the future of their landscape.
A new voluntary agreement to reduce food waste has been agreed between the UK Government, the Devolved Administrations and the hospitality and food service sector, including restaurants, hotels, canteens and pubs.
Sustainable Scotland Network reports on new analyses of Scottish local authority climate change mitigation and adaptation activity for 2010-11, drawing on information from reports on Scotland’s Climate Change Declaration.
Welsh Environment Minister John Griffiths has launched plans to ensure public services deliver long term sustainable benefits for the people of Wales; the Welsh Government seeks views on proposals for a Sustainable Development Bill.
An Environmental Indicators Framework for Scotland has been published by the Improvement Service - supporting Scottish local government and its partners to deliver better outcomes for communities.
Results from Oxfam's Humankind Index for Scotland project - aiming to assess Scotland’s prosperity through a multi-dimensional measure of prosperity - reveal that local measures are more important to people than the economy.