Bioregional Impact Review 2017/18

Our Impact Review 2017/18 shares how there are now 595,000 people living in, working at or visiting places with a deep commitment to One Planet Living.

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…


Corporate advisory

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


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

New eco-friendly homes in an Oxfordshire village have been recognised by Bioregional for their ‘national leadership in implementing One Planet Living’
The One Planet Living framework was created by international sustainability charity Bioregional as a system for planning sustainable developments and keeping them on track to achieve their goals. The 15 new homes in the Kings Farm Close development will have near zero-carbon footprints thanks to their use of timber, wood fibre and hemp-lime in the construction process. Emissions of climate-changing carbon dioxide gas caused by their construction are about 90% lower than for a conventional brick-built new home. In addition, due to their Read More
A festival of good ideas proposed to Edinburgh as part of a ‘One Planet Living’ vision
A local food department within Edinburgh City Council, a bespoke Edinburgh Sustainability planning and regulatory system and the launch of Read More
Bioregional unveils new digital platform for One Planet Living®
We are excited to announce that we are creating a new company, This is a new online platform designed to make Read More
Bioregional’s One Planet City initiative signs up first Russian eco-community
Tarusa in Russia has become the first Russian community to sign up to Bioregional’s growing One Planet Cities initiative Aiming Read More
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Our approach

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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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