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Sustainable Development

Cornwall Council actively promotes sustainable development in Cornwall. 

Sustainable development is the integration of social, economic and environmental objectives across all Council activities. This includes policies, prgrammes and strategies which the council is responsible for or has influence over. 

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Our sustainable development work encompasses the following service areas

  • planning,
  • transport,
  • economic and environmental policy,
  • climate change and energy,
  • green travel,
  • procurement,
  • sustainable construction,
  • waste management

We also conduct research into quality of life in Cornwall, and encourage local businesses to adopt more sustainable practices.