Bioregional Annual Review 2016/17


Our Annual Review for 2016/17 shares ten of our achievements from the year, as told by our staff. 

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

NW Bicester

Eco communities, Regeneration & construction
Bicester, Oxfordshire UK

Bioregional Oxfordshire supported the development of the UK’s first eco-town North West Bicester, from 2010 to 2017, through a long-term…

B&Q

Corporate advisory
UK

We’ve worked closely with B&Q, a leading UK retailer and the first One Planet Company, over the last ten years…

BedZED

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  Community, working to improve the lives of local people…

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What’s new

Three new cities have joined Oxfordshire County Council in taking part in Bioregional’s new One Planet Cities initiative, which aims to help cities and city-regions grow sustainably and boost health and happiness for their residents
Oxfordshire County Council signed up to take part in our new initiative in March. The cities and city-regions joining Oxfordshire are: Saanich in Canada; Durban in South Africa; and Elsinore municipality in Denmark. Each will create a sustainability action plan designed to help them move towards a greener, healthier future, where everyone enjoys a good quality of life. A ‘delivery partner’ will work with each local authority (or in Durban, with a citizen-led coalition) to Read More
Liv Apartments in Western Australia showcases better quality housing in a highly sustainable community
Liv Apartments is a landmark new development in Fremantle, Western Australia, led by Defence Housing Australia. Its One Planet Action Plan Read More
Bioregional plugs ‘scandalous’ leadership gap
In the absence of government pressure to ensure new homes are energy efficient, sustainability charity and social enterprise Bioregional is Read More
Bioregional working with Oxfordshire County Council to speed up sustainability
A new collaboration between Bioregional and Oxfordshire County Council, announced today at Ecobuild, will help Oxfordshire grow sustainably and boost Read More
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Our approach

Creative
Thinking
Practical
Implementation
Research &
Evaluation
Scale up -
Policy &
Practice

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.


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