One Planet Living

One Planet Living encompasses 10 easy-to-grasp principles along with detailed goals and guidance. "Together, these provide a clear, practical routemap to create a sustainability action plan for any organization that can engage hearts as well as minds," according to the One Planet Living website. The principles that correspond to the above image are as follows (following a clockwise direction):

  1. Health and Happiness: Encouraging active, social, meaningful lives to promote good health and wellbeing
  2. Equity and Local Economy: Creating safe, equitable places to live and work, which support local prosperity and international fair trade
  3. Culture and Community: Nurturing local identity and heritage, empowering communities and promoting a culture of sustainable living
  4. Land and Nature: Protecting and restoring land for the benefit of people and wildlife
  5. Sustainable Water: Using water efficiently, protecting local water resources and reducing flooding and drought
  6. Local and Sustainable Food: Promoting sustainable humane farming and healthy diets high in local, seasonal organic food and vegetable protein
  7. Travel and Transport: Reducing the need to travel, encouraging walking, cycling and low-carbon transport
  8. Materials and Products: Using materials from sustainable sources and promoting products, which help people reduce consumption
  9. Zero Waste: Reducing consumption, re-using and recycling to achieve zero waste and zero pollution
  10. Zero Carbon Energy: Making buildings and manufacturing energy efficient and supplying all energy with renewables

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