What is sustainability and what does it mean for Dundee?
Sustainability is concerned with looking after our natural environment whilst ensuring a strong economy and a fair and healthy society. These three pillars of economy, environment and society are dependent on each other for a Sustainable Dundee:
By carrying out activities like reducing our waste, increasing our energy efficiency, improving public transport and cycling and walking options, developing renewables, enhancing biodiversity and green spaces and adapting to some of the impacts of climate change; we can proactively improve sustainability in Dundee and benefit from:
- Reduced fuel poverty
- Improved air quality and human health
- Reduced CO2 emissions and other greenhouse gases
- Greater employment, apprenticeship opportunities, skills and supply chain development
- Engaging with communities
- Collaborative partnerships between public and private sector
- Creating a knowledge and skills base
- A secure local energy supply which supports the local economy
For more information visit our website https://www.sustainabledundee.co.uk
- What is the Council Doing?
- National and Local Policy Influencing Sustainability in Dundee
- How to Live Sustainably in Dundee
For enquiries, please contact the Sustainability and Climate Change Team on: