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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 →

Swansea achieves UK first in new ecology standard

Swansea Council has become the first UK council to receive recognition against the One Planet Standard for the work it’s doing to reduce its overall ecological footprint. As well as decarbonisation, this covers buildings, travel, land use and waste as… Continue Reading →

Seven questions to detect net zero greenwash

In this era of a fast closing window of opportunity to limit the worst excesses of future climate heating, net zero greenwashing by companies is blossoming. Here’s how to spot and avoid it. Let’s try and stick to the science,… Continue Reading →

One Planet communities?

One planet development in a community Many people reject one planet development because they can’t afford to buy the land and to build house. A solution is to rent as part of a community of like minded people wanting to… Continue Reading →

Watch our COP26 video

We were at COP26 in Glasgow where are we presented the One Planet Standard as a solution for organisations to the nature and climate emergencies. If you missed it, you can watch it here: On the panel, besides director David… Continue Reading →

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 →

Join us! We’re hiring!

CALL FOR SUSTAINABILITY CONSULTANTS/ASSOCIATES Ecological footprinting, Decarbonisation, Natural capital and Life Cycle Assessment   The One Planet Centre Community Interest Company (incorporated in March 2020) is looking to recruit enthusiastic and dedicated sustainability professionals on a contract or freelance basis…. Continue Reading →

Green is the new black: Beauty must be redefined to help save the planet

No more concrete. No more utilitarian, ugly spaces. The need to build back better, to bring nature to people, to revolutionise our relationship with nature, has been made crystal clear by the pandemic. So urban design needs to change. Architecture… Continue Reading →

How to influence behaviour change to save the planet

What are the common-sense solutions to our climate and nature crises? In this guest post from geographer and energy specialist Neil Kitching (above), author of the new book Carbon Choices, Neil considers a few tips on how to influence behaviour… Continue Reading →

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