SWM Annual Customer Survey 2017

Every year we assess the progress against our roadmap, vision and priorities by seeking the views of key stakeholders on how we could improve our activities and services. More >

 
 

SWM 2020 Roadmap Monitoring Report – 2016

The purpose of this report is to provide evidence to policy makers within the West Midlands on progress on the sustainability economic, social and environmental goals and priorities for the region set out in the West Midlands Roadmap to a Sustainable Future in 2020. More >

 
 

SWM 2020 Roadmap Monitoring Report – 2015

The purpose of this report is to provide evidence to policy makers within the West Midlands on progress on the sustainability economic, social and environmental goals and priorities for the region set out in the West Midlands Roadmap to a Sustainable Future in 2020. More >

 
 

SWM – Sustainability Definitions

The world of sustainability consists of a variety of terms ranging from the philosophical to the technical. In our resources we seek to explain the relevant terms within the text, footnotes or through a glossary. However the entry level for many of our customers is through the introduction, as well as the project and report pages of our website. More >

 
 

Executive Summary – Building Business Resilience Programme

In 2012-13 the West Midlands Climate Adaptation Partnership, Sustainability West Midlands (SWM) and Staffordshire Business Environment Network (Sben) undertook the second year of the ‘Building Business Resilience in a Changing Climate’ project with the Environment Agency. The main aims of the project were to build on the successful work of the pilot phase and continue to raise the profile of business in the West Midlands by delivering in depth climate change resilience workshops, promoting good practice examples, and working directly with businesses and their supply chains. The following document evaluates the project in summary. More >

 
 

Sustainable Supper notes- April 2013

The purpose of our Sustainable Supper series is to gather our members, Green Leaders and guests together informally to discuss key sustainability issues within the West Midlands. The focus of this sustainable supper – held on 30 April 2013 – was the question ‘Food Security: What does it take to feed our towns and cities in the West Midlands?’ More >

 
 

West Midlands Roadmap to a Sustainable Future in 2020

To provide a one page summary bringing together our work on the challenges faced by the West Midlands, our report ‘West Midlands Sustainability Priorities to deliver the Low Carbon Vision 2020’ and our vision document, ‘A low carbon vision for the West Midlands in 2020’. More >

 
 

The Big, Green, Angry Society

This report marks 10 years of Regional Action West Midlands (RAWM) of enabling a sustainable, influential, effective and inclusive voluntary and community sector in the West Midlands area. More >

 
 

Birmingham’s Carbon Savings 2009-10

The purpose of this report is to provide a figure for reporting on the CO2e (Carbon Dioxide equivalent of a range of greenhouse gases) target for Birmingham 2009/10 which is 120,000 tonnes of CO2e saved and to disseminate the good practice reported. More >

 
 

SWM Case Studies Form

Sustainability West Midlands are writing case studies for our website to promote sustainability related award winners and good practice in the region and to create a resource for others looking for ideas and methods on how become more sustainable. More >

 
 

Good Practice in City Regions Developing the Low Carbon Economy

The purpose of this report is to identify good practice in City Regions in the UK and Europe in developing the low carbon economy.

This information is to be used to help the City Region and other groupings of unitary and county level authorities in the West Midlands region to inform the benchmarking of their performance against good practice. More >