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ENGAGEMENT & EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Living Mosman State of the Environment Report 2011–12

Snapshot of the Local Environment – Indicators The following indicators have been chosen to measure Council’s progress in achieving these objectives. 2008/09

2009/10

2010/11

2011/12

Total number of environmental programs (workshops, events, surveys) delivered to the community

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Total number of environmental programs (workshops, events, surveys) delivered to Council staff.

3

4

8

Change from previous year

EDUCATION

Response – Key Achievements Council has been actively encouraging Council staff and the community to become more involved in sustainability and local environmental initiatives. Key achievements include: • Conducting a Community Environment Survey to better understand the community’s environmental perceptions and priorities; • Establishing a sustainability e-newsletter for Council staff; • Hosting a series of sustainability workshops and events for the community each year as part of the Living Environment Program;

• Participating in the CEE Change project to help embed sustainability across Council operations; • Establishing a sustainability e-learning module for Council staff; • Adopting a Sustainable Event Management Policy for Council and community events; • Establishing the “Food 4 Thought” lunchtime sustainability workshop, video and lecture series for Council staff.

Mosman’s Big Lunch

State of the Environment Report 2011/12  

The State of the Environment report gives an insight into all aspects of the natural and cultural environment in Mosman and its region: the...