BioRegional Development Group

BioRegional Development Group

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Generated 4 days ago

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  • A One Planet holiday? Meet the destination aiming to revolutionise sustainable tourism

    The One Planet Annual Review 2015/16 for Villages Nature® Paris has revealed it is making excellent progress. We had a chat with Olivier Robin, Director of Operations, who explains the vision behind the One Planet Destination and how it aims to engage its guests with sustainability in a new light. With its One Planet Action […] The post A One Planet holiday? Meet the destination aiming to revoluti...

  • Villages Nature® Paris Annual Review Technical Appendix 2015/16

    The post Villages Nature® Paris Annual Review Technical Appendix 2015/16 appeared first on Bioregional.

  • Villages Nature® Paris One Planet Annual Summary 2015/16

    The post Villages Nature® Paris One Planet Annual Summary 2015/16 appeared first on Bioregional.

  • A farewell to frosts

    In this post-truth Trump era, sometimes it feels like the tide may be turning against tackling climate change. Perhaps people are increasingly likely to dismiss ‘expert claims’ that humanity is dangerously altering the planet’s climate. Well, maybe…expect plenty more debate about that. But the big questions are: If people and politics keep moving the way […] The post A farewell to frosts appeared ...

BioRegional Development Group

Category: Content
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Generated 1 week ago

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  • One Planet Loving: Six sustainable Valentine’s Day gifts to woo an environmentalist

    Is your potential suitor a sustainability lover? Then check out these ideas for sustainable Valentine’s Day gifts that say ‘I love you (and the planet)’   1.Show off your non-consumerist credentials and organise a day in nature – find a good green space near you, wrap up warm, grab some food and enjoy the benefits […] The post One Planet Loving: Six sustainable Valentine’s Day gifts to woo an envi...

  • Why Before the Flood is only the beginning of the story

    Watching Leonardo DiCaprio’s Before the Flood has got Julia Hawkins thinking –  how can we inspire, rather than scare, people to make sustainable change? I’ve been avoiding Leonardo DiCaprio of late. It’s not personal – it’s that new film he’s made about the environment, Before the Flood. Like the prospect of reading a George Monbiot […] The post Why Before the Flood is only the beginning of the s...

BioRegional Development Group

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Guide to the One Planet Principles

    The post Guide to the One Planet Principles appeared first on Bioregional.

  • One Planet Goals and Guidance for Companies and Organisations

    This document is for any company or organisation (including local governments) that wants to design or transform its customer offer, operations and supply chain, so that it becomes truly sustainable. You may be a small company, a multinational, a non-profit or public sector organisation. It shows you how One Planet Living can provide a framework […] The post One Planet Goals and Guidance for Compa...

  • One Planet Goals and Guidance for Communities

    This document is for anyone who wants to build or transform a real estate development or tourism destination into a truly sustainable one. You may be a landowner, developer, public body, architect, engineer or community group. It describes the process for co-creating a One Planet Action Plan with your stakeholders. It also tells you where […] The post One Planet Goals and Guidance for Communities ...

  • One Planet Champions – Derek Bayless and Amelia Malpas at Credo High School

    Derek Bayless and Amelia Malpas are two inspiring students at Credo High School, which will soon be based at One Planet Community SOMO Village in Rohnert Park, California. The have been working hard to bring the ten One Planet Principles to the school community and are committed to building a more sustainable future.  1.How do […] The post One Planet Champions – Derek Bayless and Amelia Malpas at ...

  • Using circular thinking to decode eight great sustainable businesses

    We’ve talked a lot about what the circular economy is – and isn’t. Now Claire Brady shows how some businesses have put it into practice to get you inspired! There are lots of businesses making claims about being sustainable these days and the current trend is to go all out and make a big bold […] The post Using circular thinking to decode eight great sustainable businesses appeared first on Bioreg...

  • Six simple features of circular economy business models explained

    We hear a lot of questions about the circular economy and how to embed it in a business. To make things clearer, Claire Brady identifies – and explains – six simple features of circular economy business models (in a handy matrix!) As humans, we like simplicity – so we like neat solutions to problems. This […] The post Six simple features of circular economy business models explained appeared first...

  • Dear Prime Minister, we care about sustainable development because…

    Through the UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development (UKSSD) network, Bioregional has joined hands with 80+ leading businesses in the UK who want to work with the Government to deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They are calling on Prime Minister Theresa May to take action. Their letter, published in the Times, asks Theresa May […] The post Dear Prime Minister, we care about s...

  • Businesses and Bioregional unite to back sustainable development

    In an open letter to the Prime Minister, more than 80 businesses including Bioregional have united in a call on the Government to demonstrate its commitment to delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Ahead  of the World Economic Forum annual meeting taking place in Davos, Switzerland on 17-20 January, these organisations say they are […] The post Businesses and Bioregional unite to...

  • Tom Schuurman

    Tom leads our finance and resources department with a focus on developing efficient and effective systems to help Bioregional champion a better way to work and live. Previously at the Institution of Structural Engineers, Tom has over 10 years’ experience working within the not-for-profit sector. He has always tried to use his professional qualifications to benefit […] The post Tom Schuurman appear...

  • Project ERIC wins an Energy Award

    Our pioneering solar power storage project in Oxford has won the Residential Building Project of the Year in the 2016 Energy Awards. The awards, run by leading professional and trade media company EMAP, cover all aspects of the UK energy industry, from Product of the Year to Innovation of the Year. For nearly two years, […] The post Project ERIC wins an Energy Award appeared first on Bioregional.

BioRegional Development Group

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 months ago

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  • Policy under the spotlight: London’s Zero-Carbon Homes

    From 1 October, new homes in London are expected to be ‘zero-carbon’ as defined by the London Plan. Bioregional’s Senior Project Manager Anthony Probert examines the new policy to understand whether this is a big leap forward for industry, or a missed opportunity for real change In 2011, the UK Government announced that every new […] The post Policy under the spotlight: London’s Zero-Carbon Homes ...

BioRegional Development Group

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • A sunny alternative to Hinkley Point C

    There’s a better alternative to a massively expensive and controversial new nuclear power programme, and you can see it emerging in a council estate on the edge of Oxford. Local renewable energy combined with local electricity storage in people’s homes offers a cheaper, greener and more people-friendly alternative. Project ERIC, a pilot involving nearly 100 […] The post A sunny alternative to Hink...

  • Project ERIC is a finalist for two energy awards

    Our solar power and battery storage project in Oxford is a finalist in the Energy Awards, with the winners to be announced at a ceremony in London in November. Project ERIC (Energy Resources for Integrated Communities) has been shortlisted for the Innovation Energy Project of the Year and the Residential Energy Project of the Year. […] The post Project ERIC is a finalist for two energy awards appe...

BioRegional Development Group

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Zen and the art of One Planet Living

    Former UNFFC Climate change negotiator Christiana Figueres has credited Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh for giving her the strength to play a leading role in last year’s international climate talks. Figueres was praised for her ability to bring warring factions together with warmth and calm, and for the pivotal role she played in securing agreement […] The post Zen and the art of One Planet Living...

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