Tag Archive for 'Jonathon Porritt'

Leeds Metropolitan University launching Sustainability Institute

March 7th, 2012 by Leeds Metropolitan University

Leeds Metropolitan University is launching a centre that will promote environmental improvements and undertake research into reducing the impact of the built environment. The Leeds Sustainability Institute will tackle the challenges of creating more sustainable places, communities and economies to enable society and its infrastructure to become sustainable. Jonathon Porritt, the former Director of Friends […]

Friends of the Earth report states that UK coalition government is failing to deliver its key environmental pledges

May 7th, 2011 by Friends of the Earth

The likelihood of the coalition Government living up to its ‘greenest Government ever’ pledge is “vanishingly remote” without a huge improvement in its performance, former Sustainable Development Commission chairman Jonathon Porritt warns in a Friends of the Earth-commissioned report. Following the scrapping of the Sustainable Development Commission earlier this year there is now no formal […]