Understanding and valuing the benefits our environment provides to people, place and nature, is crucial to how we manage natural assets and the services they provide, such as food, fuel, water regulation, pollination, recreation.
In recognition of the importance of the West of England natural environment, a suite of themed interrelated strategies and plans have been produced providing evidence of the region's natural assets with actions to protect and enhance those assets
Supporting community-led ecology projects that enhance biodiversity and pollinator habitats.
Celebrating organisations taking action to support pollinators and tackle the ecological crisis.
We're leading innovative R&D programmes to find new, sustainable ways of doing things.
Green skills encompass the expertise that we need to develop and support a sustainable society.
We're investing in solutions to reduce our emissions and impact on the natural environment.
Our strategies will integrate green infrastructure to ensure communities are connected to nature.
The Combined Authority is pledging major investments and innovation in public transport, walking and cycling, and renewable energy generation. These investments will support a more sustainable region, protecting and enhancing our natural environment. We are also supporting businesses to improve sustainability, and investing in innovation that will reduce emissions, safeguard our environment and create the skills and jobs needed for a sustainable future. Through this work we aim to: