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COP26 example: first UK council commits to One Planet Standard!

SWANSEA COUNCIL ANNOUNCE PILOT AS NEW ONE PLANET STANDARD LAUNCHES In perfect timing for COP26, the One Planet Standard was launched on August 28 2021 in collaboration with the Good Governance Institute at the Festival of Good Governance using the… Continue Reading →

#NOMOREGREENWASH!

LAUNCH OF THE ONE PLANET STANDARD – A NEW WAY FOR ORGANISATIONS TO TACKLE THE NATURE AND CLIMATE EMERGENCIES The One Planet Centre CIC and Assessment Services Ltd are proudly launching the new One Planet Standard on 28 September 2021… Continue Reading →

Introducing The One Planet Standard

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The marketing director of a famous Welsh brand of bottled water said to us recently: “We know we ought to do something about the climate emergency but we just don’t know what.” Many organisations feel the same. This is why… Continue Reading →

We welcome landmark Dasgupta Review that puts humanity’s ecological footprint at the heart of economics

The One Planet Centre CIC welcomes the recent landmark Dasgupta Review that puts humanity’s ecological footprint and its relation to planetary boundaries at the heart of economics. The One Planet Centre, which offers strategies for reducing ecological footprints, has been… Continue Reading →

The circular economy is a baby step towards a regenerative economy. Only this will save capitalism.

We are in increasing ecological debt. A circular economy might help stop the debt worsening but only a regenerative economy that gets us to within planetary boundaries will repay that debt and return us to credit. Limitations of the circular… Continue Reading →

Four things wrong with the Well-Being of Future Generations Act – and how to rectify them

Five years after it became law, and as a similar bill is passing through the English Parliament, we are beginning to see where this trailblazing legislation is failing expectations. The Welsh Well-Being of Future Generations Act was passed in 2015 to… Continue Reading →

First call for grant applications under new Swansea ‘one planet’ vision

The first funding rounds for ‘one planet’ projects in rural Swansea under the Rural Development Programme’s new ‘one planet’ strategy, as developed by the One Planet Centre have been announced. 1. Community groups and social enterprises are invited to initiate… Continue Reading →

UK’s first local authority “One Planet” strategy adopted

The One Planet Centre is pleased to announce that it has provided the first One Planet ‘Local Delivery Strategy’ (LDS) for a local authority in the UK. We worked with the Local Action Group which manages the Rural Development Programme… Continue Reading →

Manifesto for a ‘one planet’ recovery stimulus

The One Planet Centre is calling for a genuinely sustainable post-pandemic recovery package. We believe this should be aligned with the goal of maximising well-being for all within planetary boundaries. Citizens have endured so much, and we have learnt so… Continue Reading →

The Just Transition: how the EU is using post-Covid investment to aim at 1.5C

Europe’s €540 billion recovery package is aimed at realising the Green Deal and a Just Transition Every nation – such as the UK – would do well to emulate this approach. Here’s how it works: “The Green Deal is at… Continue Reading →

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