Decision details

Referral from Cabinet Policy Development Working Group - Carbon Management Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


RESOLVED that Cabinet:


A     Approved the Carbon Reduction Plan for 2021-26 as attached to this report with a commitment to achieving a 15.6% reduction in carbon emissions from the Council’s operations in the plan period, equating to a 50% reduction on the 2014/15 baseline.


B    Agreed to set a target of achieving Net Zero by 2040 with a commitment to review this on an annual basis and seek to improve on this target as the development of carbon free technology enables that to happen.


C    Agreed to receive a further report to set out how the Council, in exercising its community leadership role, can bring forward a broader Climate Change Strategy for the town.

Report author: Andrew Bramidge

Publication date: 10/09/2021

Date of decision: 09/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 09/09/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/09/2021

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