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Sustainability hub

Alongside the majority of councils, the LGA has declared a climate emergency. We offer a wide range of resources to help councils address environmental sustainability.

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Our commitment 

The Local Government Association (LGA), in partnership and funded through the Crown Commercial Service, has launched a sustainability programme as part of its sector support offer. The programme will provide tools and opportunities to build councils’ capability and capacity in sustainability and the environment. The LGA will provide data-driven and consistent approaches for the sector to prioritise the actions that will drive their sustainability, efficiency, and improvement goals. 

Three key pillars: 

  • Building capability – learning, skills, and guidance to help councils deliver on their climate and adaptation targets, through masterclasses and workshops that will highlight key sustainability themes and upskill participants.  
  • Tools - the greenhouse gas accounting tool and waste emissions calculator will help councils baseline their data and assist with internal emissions reporting.  
  • Networks – an online sustainability hub, a monthly sustainability bulletin and an officer communities of practice network. 

Key information