Decision details

Corporate Climate Emergency Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider an updated Corporate Emergency Plan


38.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport and the Chief Operating Officer.

38.2     It was RESOLVED to:

1) agree the final draft of the corporate Climate Emergency Plan as set out in appendix 1; and

2) agree the draft summary version of the Climate Emergency Plan as set out in appendix 2.


38.3     In October 2019 the County Council set a target of achieving carbon neutrality from its activities as soon as possible and in any event by 2050. In June 2020 Cabinet approved a corporate climate emergency action plan for 2020-22. In 2021-22 Cabinet agreed an additional £9.9m to address corporate climate change up to March 2025. The report covers an updated corporate Climate Emergency Plan covering 2023-25. The final draft of the Climate Emergency Plan is set out in Appendix 1 of the report and a summary version is set out in Appendix 2 of the report.

Report author: Andy Arnold

Publication date: 24/01/2023

Date of decision: 24/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 24/01/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 31/01/2023

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