Presentation on theme: "Green Action for Change: Camden’s environmental sustainability delivery plan (2011-2020) Camden Sustainability Partnership Board 12 th January 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Green Action for Change: Camden’s environmental sustainability delivery plan (2011-2020) Camden Sustainability Partnership Board 12 th January 2011
Timetable StageBoard/body/venueDate Public consultation opens20 th Jan 2 nd Camden Green Summit Maria Fidelis School 29 th Jan Public consultation closes20 th Feb Consider revised draft planCSPB – 3 rd meeting1 st Mar AdoptionCabinet6 th Apr LaunchtbcTbc April
Vision “Everyone taking responsibility to make Camden a green, sustainable, low carbon and low waste borough, bringing a better quality of life and economic and social benefits for us and future generations.”
Focus areas Reducing Camden’s carbon emissions Adapting to a changing climate Managing and reducing waste Improving air quality Enhancing biodiversity & green spaces
Key goals Reduce carbon emissions from 2005 levels by: -10% by 2012 -40% by 2020 -80% by 2050 Reduce residual household waste from 2008-09 by: -3% by 2012 -10% by 2020 Significantly more people taking steps to reduce their own environmental impacts
Delivery plan headings Leading by example as a council Creating the foundations for success - planning, infrastructure and capacity Empowering our communities Working with businesses, institutions and the voluntary community sector Working with schools Improving homes and supporting households
Leading by example as a council Carbon management programme Greening our fleet Sustainable procurement Sustainable design and construction Increasing recycling as % of overall waste
Planning policy, green infrastructure and green economy: Clear and coordinated approach to Green Deal and retrofitting Expansion of decentralised energy networks Feed-in Tariff projects Establish baseline/profile for our green businesses, review skills needs and develop training programmes, bring green businesses together through green economy networking events Creating the foundations for success
Empowering our communities Review and share practice from Camden Communities Green Fund Provide tools and guidance to communities Create a network of green champions
Working with businesses, institutions and the voluntary community sector Camden Climate Change Alliance: practical support, recognition, knowledge sharing, networking Work with other business networks to enable joint projects Review opportunities for promoting green issues through VCS commissioning
Working with schools Identify investment for school buildings Explore setting up a revolving energy fund Strategic guidance to schools to manage their own impacts Coordinate the Sustainable Schools Forum Promote sustainable travel Provide recycling and composting schemes
Improving homes & supporting households Continue to promote Small steps advice service Deliver Small steps home energy visits Cavity wall and loft insulation Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation FITs projects Affordable warmth
Consultation questions Are these the right issues? Do we have the right areas of focus for these? Are the indicators and targets appropriate? Are the proposed actions right? Who should be involved? How can the council support each sector? How can people contribute?
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