Steps to Sustainability

Steps to sustainability – Making sustainability your central organising principle

Putting sustainable development at the heart of your organisation will help you make better decisions for the long term and help Wales become a more sustainable nation. The challenge for organisations across Wales is how to make sustainable development their central organising principle. We have created:

STEP 1: Understanding what it looks like
This describes what an organisation looks like, once it has embedded sustainable development as its central organising principle;

STEP 2: Understanding how to get there

This describes 10 key processes that can be followed to help embed sustainable development as the central organising principle;

STEP 3: Adopting common principles for decision-making

This describes 2 core principles, and 6 supporting principles, that will support the embedding of sustainable development into all decision making.

Supporting Principles
This describes specific issues that should be identified and addressed an early stage of your planning process.

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