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Hard to decarbonise social homes

This report examines the decarbonisation of social homes, looks at why some are harder to decarbonise than others and explores the changes required to make hard to treat social homes easier to decarbonise.

Nutrient and water neutrality

Nutrient and water neutrality: The impact of environmental protections on housing supply

The LGA commissioned Residential Analysts and Canal Street Research to investigate the potential impact of environmental protections on new housing delivery.

Last-mile deliveries: how councils can encourage more sustainable local logistics

The future of last-mile deliveries: Understanding the local perspective

The LGA has commissioned Dr Daniela Paddeu of the Centre for Transport and Society, University of the West of England, to carry out independent research to explore the role of local authorities in co-designing and implementing sustainable local freight solutions for the ‘last mile’ of parcel deliveries.

Get in on the Act - Environment Act 2021

Get in on the Act: The Environment Act 2021

The LGA worked extensively with Members of Parliament and Peers during the passage of the Environment Bill to provide information and research on implications for local government, support with the drafting and tabling of amendments, influence decision makers to secure favourable outcomes for councils and garner cross-party support for amendments that were in the interest of local government.

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Financing Green Ambitions

The LGA and Local Partnerships have produced this green finance guide to provide both practical guidance and examples of good practice to support councils in England to find the most appropriate and affordable ways to finance their green ambition.

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Climate Change Survey 2021

In October 2021 the LGA conducted a survey of the climate change officers of all councils in England. The purposes of the survey were to assess what actions local authorities are taking to combat climate change, to assess their future needs for support in this area, and to evaluate the climate change sector support offer provided by the LGA.

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Sustainable procurement - A toolkit for commissioners, procurement practitioners and contract managers

Sustainable procurement – delivering local economic, social and environmental priorities

A toolkit for commissioners, procurement practitioners and contract managers

Delivering local net zero

Delivering local net zero

How councils could go further and faster

Creating local green jobs report

Creating local green jobs

Following the successful completion of the Leading and Learning Programme (L&LP) this report seeks to capture the learnings across all of the individual authorities involved, the process and the outputs from the Action Learning Sets (ALS) and the output from the final symposium.

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Scoping the role of local authorities in the provision of electric vehicle charging infrastructure

The LGA has commissioned Local Partnerships to carry out a research project into the role of local authorities in delivering the electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure

Build back local

To build back better, we must build back local.

Build back local: Building back better

Read the full 2021 LGA Annual Conference paper.

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