Sustainable Development

Cornwall Council is active in promoting sustainable development in Cornwall, working to embed the principles of sustainable development - integrating social, economic and environmental objectives.

Introduction

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Sustainable Development entails integrating social, economic and environmental objectives across all Council activities, including all the policies, programmes and strategies for which it is responsible or has influence. This work encompasses planning, transport, economic and environmental policy, climate change and energy, green travel, procurement, sustainable construction, waste management, research into quality of life in Cornwall, and encouraging business to adopt more sustainable practices.