1. To acknowledge this summary report, which provides an update on the progress of year 1 action plan of the adopted Corporate Carbon Descent Plan.
2. To acknowledge and note the findings of the updated yearly Greenhouse Gas report up to and including 2021/22.
3. Climate emergency and carbon reduction is focused on both reducing and reaching the carbon neutral goal for our own operation and services as part of the Corporate Carbon Descent Plan. At the same time work is also progressing to develop the borough wide Climate Emergency strategy to empower and support our communities in meeting the carbon neutral goal.
4. Seek approval of year 2 action plan as set out in the main report to support the delivery of the objectives as identified in the Corporate Carbon Descent Plan. Several of the year 2 actions are already in progress and are part of the next phase of activities linked to year 1 actions. Information on progressing the year 1 action plan has in the past been communicated via members briefings and the members information pack.
Decision type: Exec Non-key
Decision status: Decision Made
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/08/2022
Decision due: 22 Sep 2022 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cabinet Member for Environment, Sustainability and Carbon Reduction
Lead director: Director of Change and Communities
Contact: Karin Grey, Sustainability Manager Email: Karin.Grey@tunbridgewells.gov.uk.
The Communities and Economic Development CAB will be consulted.