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City and County of Swansea: A Model Authority for Sustainable Development

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This consultation closed on 18 July 2012.
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Swansea Council presented their sustainable development case study at the launch of the Sustainable Development Bill consultation.

Swansea is a coastal city and county in Wales. Situated on the sandy South West Wales coast, the county area includes the Gower Peninsula and the Lliw uplands. Swansea is the second most populous city in Wales after Cardiff and the third most populous county in Wales after Cardiff and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

This presentation report on their progress with sustainable development contains the following information:

  • Aims;
  • Sustainable development as a central organising principle;
  • Approach;
  • Defining sustainable development;
  • What does good look like;
  • Progress in environmental management;
  • Training & awareness;
  • Supply chain & procurement;
  • Community benefits; and
  • What does good mean for us.