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We are a not-for-profit company that works with our members in the business, public and voluntary sectors.
Our role is to act as a catalyst for change through our advice to leaders, to develop practical solutions with our members and share success through our communications.
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Sustainability West Midlands has produced a glossary of common terms and abbreviations to help make sense of green jargon.
The guide defines a variety of big picture definitions and technical terms most commonly used on our website, addressing cross-over as buzzwords often switch from one term to the next. With changes to environmental legislation a frequent occurrence, our list contains definitions relating to recent government schemes such as 'ECO' and the 'Green Deal'.
This resource is designed to help individuals feel comfortable when confronted with unfamiliar terminology relating to sub-brands of sustainability and our seven priority areas.
This report highlights the collective strengths in the low carbon economy across the six Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in the West Midlands and the scale of low carbon investment opportunities.