Published: 29th Aug 2017

A Brighton neighbourhood has created a ‘One Planet’ action plan, to help it move towards sustainable living. Paul Norman talks through the process. Founded in 2009, Hanover Action promotes sustainability in our local neighbourhood in Brighton. Brighton & Hove is a One Planet City and we used the One Planet framework to develop and define our mission by asking ‘what kind of community do we want to create?’ It helps extend beyond a narrow definition of environmental sustainability (e.g. reducing carbon) into a wider conversation that explores community, equity and health and happiness. Over the last 16 months, we have been developing our One Planet Action Plan through a series of workshops, discussions, visits, talks and research. We’ve reflected on what the ten One Planet principles mean to us in terms of our local community and thought about what actions we can take that will make a difference. Local discussions … (To read the full article, subscribe below)