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Scottish Borders Council

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… and implement a transition to environmentally and socially sustainable jobs, sectors and economies, building on Scotland’s economic and workforce strengths and potential.  create opportunities to develop resource efficient and sustainable economic approaches, which help address inequality and poverty.  design and deliver low carbon investment and infrastructure, and make all possible efforts to create…

… and affordable cost; and how the transition to a low carbon economy can be positive for society, the economy and the environment. 4.10 The COVID-19 pandemic and associated policy response has sharply accelerated demands for a global, national and regional responses which are grounded in wellbeing and sustainability. The recommendations of the Scottish Government commissioned Advisory Group on Economic…

… and a restriction on wellbeing. Increasingly, however, contrary to this perception, evidence points to a virtuous circle of benefits from such action. For example, the Paris Agreement will support a worldwide market for low carbon goods and services, as other countries have also committed to reducing their carbon footprint. Analysis by the International Finance Corporation indicates that the Paris…

… Agreement will help open up $23 trillion worth of opportunities for climate-smart investments in emerging markets between 2016 and 2030. The Agreement will enhance the long term international competitiveness of low carbon business in Scotland by ensuring that more eco-friendly business practices are adopted elsewhere. Ambitious climate action across key economic systems—energy, cities, food and land…

… currently go about our business, and changing how we live, travel, and work. 6.7 In fulfilling its role, the Council should seek to:-  Reduce the Council’s carbon emissions in line with national targets, with the aspiration to exceed targets where practical  Work in partnership towards delivering a carbon neutral Scottish Borders including moving to a low carbon fleet alongside the promotion…

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