Bioregional Annual Review 2015/16

Our Annual Review for 2015/16 maps our progress in helping our fantastic partners implement One Planet Living, and shares some of their own stories about what they’ve learned along the way.

B&Q One Planet Home Sustainability Review

B&Q  reduces the environmental impacts of its operations according to latest annual review.

Fremantle in Western Australia becomes world’s second One Planet City

Bioregional has endorsed the City of Fremantle as the first One Planet City in Australia.

A vision of a world in which people enjoy happy, healthy lives within their fair share of the earth’s resources, leaving space for wildlife and wilderness.

We champion a better, more sustainable way to live

We work with our partners to create better places for people to live, and work and do business.

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Our work


Eco communities
Hackbridge, Sutton, UK

BedZED is the UK’s first large-scale, mixed use sustainable community with 100 homes, office space, a college and community facilities.…

Singita Serengeti

Eco communities, Leisure, sport and tourism, Natural environment
Tanzania, Africa

One of the world’s finest wildlife reserves is a One Planet Living Community, working to improve the lives of local…

NW Bicester

Eco communities, Regeneration & construction
Bicester, Oxfordshire UK

We’re helping to build the UK’s first Eco Town, setting new standards in sustainability, through a long-term partnership with a…


Corporate advisory

One of Bioregional’s longest-running and most important partnerships is with B&Q, the first One Planet Company. We’re entrusted with reviewing…

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What’s new

We have selected Satellite MPR as PR partner to support our One Planet initiative across a number of campaigns including the roll out of our new digital sustainability platform:
Sue Riddlestone OBE, co-founder and CEO of Bioregional said: “Sustainability is still seen by most as tedious and mystifying - a matter for ‘experts’. Our One Planet  framework is different to any other sustainability framework because it uses everyday language that anyone can understand, while being backed up with our analysis of what the science says is necessary for us to live within the Earth’s limits. This is a powerful story, and we Read More
Bioregional’s response to President Trump’s withdrawal from Paris Agreement
On 1 June 2017, President Trump withdrew the USA from the Paris Climate Agreement. It is now one of only Read More
New toolkit attacks the energy performance gap in new homes
First ‘real world’ test results for a new toolkit for housebuilders show that it can achieve major improvements in the Read More
Mind the gap: Closing the energy performance gap in new homes
Join Bioregional and industry experts on 1 June in central London to discuss why the energy performance of new homes often Read More
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Our approach

Research &
Scale up -
Policy &

The way we work is designed to deliver impact in everything we do with our partners.

Our best creative strategies and projects involve working with our local partners to make things happen and show what can be practically achieved, just as we did with BedZED.

We want to make a real difference, inspire others to do the same and work with our partners to make innovative and lasting changes happen.

We do this through the practical implementation of projects, using and applying our unique One Planet Living framework. We scale up our impact by influencing policy and practice.

We apply creative thinking to challenges that need a fresh perspective or where an entirely new approach is required.

We are always seeking to improve, so we measure, research and evaluate and, if necessary, adapt or amend our approach.

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One Planet Living

One Planet Living is our vision of a world in which people enjoy happy, healthy lives within the natural limits of the planet, wherever they live in the world, leaving space for wildlife and wilderness.

Our One Planet Living framework, based on ten easy-to-grasp principles, enables those we work with to plan for, communicate and deliver sustainable development. The framework provides a clear, practical route map for those who are seeking a better way to live and do business.

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Who we work with

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