Growing a resilient local economy that recognises the limits of the global environment
We need to shift towards the sustainable provision and production of essential goods and services, such as quality food, sustainable transport and decent housing. Building our local economy based on sustainable urban planning and green infrastructure will likely create conditions that are attractive to businesses, visitors and residents.
“Sustainable urban planning in combination with developing green infrastructure can develop resilience in communities”
“Volunteering has a non-monetary contribution to the economy that is vital to charities and civil societies”
“Economic growth and the creation of new jobs have the potential to reduce spending on welfare”