We have a vision for 2020
Businesses and communities are thriving in a West Midlands that is environmentally sustainable and socially just
Our members work together on priority actions to deliver this
Peter Braithwaite SWM Chair 2015
We are a catalyst
Progressive business, cities
and civil society will spark change
SWM is in the middle of this triangle
International environmentalist 2013
SWM achieved multi-million pound energy savings
for councils and communities while attracting investment
in low carbon jobs and skills
Chair of City Region &
Local Authority Low Carbon Economy Programme
Sustainability West Midlands
We are the sustainability adviser for the leaders of the West Midlands
The sustainability champion for the West Midlands as designated by government.
Our customers like our independence, our role as a hub of cross-sector good practice networks, and our clear vision to create a better West Midlands. More >
We also work collectively in a national network called Climate UK.
Our networks & projects
A network of adaptation professionals for the West Midlands sharing best practice in regards to climate adaptation.
A learning network of sustainable development and climate change officers from the 33 local authorities across the region.
Coordination of West Midlands Green Business clubs in order to increase their impact in local LEP areas and collectively lever in and share resources.
Providing profile, drive, leadership and support to improve energy management and maximise efficiency savings mostly within the public sector.
Improving low carbon growth and job opportunities for West Midlands Local Enterprise Partnerships.
A network of community groups who are, or aspire to be, active in developing community energy, green space and resilience schemes.
A learning network for public health practitioners to promote how sustainability can complement public health targets and drivers.
Learning network for NHS estates, facilities and procurement managers addressing sustainability priorities that also deliver improved health outcomes within the NHS.
A cross-sector network to instil innovation in the development of the low carbon sector.
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Leadership in strategy
We help organisations prepare for the future. We provide independent sustainability and resilience reviews, benchmarking, monitoring, and advice to our members boards and management teams. More >
Leadership in delivery
We help sectors share and apply good practice. We provide a network of networks for research, training, funding, case studies and technical help from our members and associates. More >
Leadership in innovation
We help cross-sectors develop new solutions. We provide opportunities to work together on sustainability priorities for the region and your area, test ideas, and influence policy. More >
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