Bioregional Annual Review 2014 – 2015

Our Annual Review for 2015/16 maps our progress in helping our fantastic partners implement One Planet Living, and shares some of their own stories about what they’ve learned along the way.

B&Q One Planet Home Sustainability Review

B&Q  reduces the environmental impacts of its operations according to latest annual review.

Fremantle in Western Australia becomes world’s second One Planet City

Bioregional has endorsed the City of Fremantle as the first One Planet City in Australia.

A vision of a world in which people enjoy happy, healthy lives within their fair share of the earth’s resources, leaving space for wildlife and wilderness.

We champion a better, more sustainable way to live

We work with our partners to create better places for people to live, and work and do business.

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Our work



Eco communities
Hackbridge, Sutton, UK

BedZED is the UK’s first large-scale, mixed use sustainable community with 100 homes, office space, a college and community facilities.…


Singita Serengeti

Eco communities, Leisure, sport and tourism, Natural environment
Tanzania, Africa

One of the world’s finest wildlife reserves is a One Planet Living Community, working to improve the lives of local…


NW Bicester

Eco communities, Regeneration & construction
Bicester, Oxfordshire UK

We’re helping to build the UK’s first Eco Town, setting new standards in sustainability, through a long-term partnership with a…

Bill Macpherson age 76 pictured at B&Q NEw Malden , London where he works three days a week.

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Corporate advisory

One of Bioregional’s longest-running and most important partnerships is with B&Q, the first One Planet Company. We’re entrusted with reviewing…

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What’s new

We are excited to announce that we are developing a new online platform for One Planet Living. It will take One Planet Living to the next level by making it easy for anyone, anywhere to use the framework to plan and implement their sustainability efforts.

A first cohort of leading building design companies have signed up as Global Founders of the new platform, to help support its development. These are: BuildGreen Solutions, Cundall, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, Elementa Consulting and Sherwood Design Engineers.

Bioregional developed the One Planet Living framework using learning from our involvement in the development of the award-winning BedZED Eco-village Read More

Project ERIC is a finalist for two energy awards
Our solar power and battery storage project in Oxford is a finalist in the Energy Awards, with the winners to Read More
New PM must stick to key EU climate change targets for 2020
Irrespective of Brexit, UK Prime Minister Theresa May and her cabinet must commit to critical EU targets for the year Read More
B&Q continues to make progress against its ambitious One Planet Home targets
The B&Q One Planet Home® Annual Sustainability Review 2015/16 reveals that it has achieved a 33% carbon footprint reduction compared Read More
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Our approach

Research &
Scale up -
Policy &

The way we work is designed to deliver impact in everything we do with our partners.

Our best creative strategies and projects involve working with our local partners to make things happen and show what can be practically achieved, just as we did with BedZED.

We want to make a real difference, inspire others to do the same and work with our partners to make innovative and lasting changes happen.

We do this through the practical implementation of projects, using and applying our unique One Planet Living framework. We scale up our impact by influencing policy and practice.

We apply creative thinking to challenges that need a fresh perspective or where an entirely new approach is required.

We are always seeking to improve, so we measure, research and evaluate and, if necessary, adapt or amend our approach.

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One Planet Living

One Planet Living is our vision of a world in which people enjoy happy, healthy lives within the natural limits of the planet, wherever they live in the world, leaving space for wildlife and wilderness.

Our One Planet Living framework, based on ten easy-to-grasp principles, enables those we work with to plan for, communicate and deliver sustainable development. The framework provides a clear, practical route map for those who are seeking a better way to live and do business.
10 One Planet Living Principles

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