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Decarbonising transport - Accelerating the uptake of electric vehiclesDecarbonising transport - Accelerating the uptake of electric vehicles

Local Government Association
Updated 6 months ago
This briefing forms part of the Decarbonising transport series, a toolkit of seven evidencebased policy briefings prepared for the Local Government Association by the DecarboN8 Research Network and the Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions.This briefing forms part of the Decarbonising transport series, a toolkit of seven evidencebased policy briefings prepared for the Local Government Association by the DecarboN8 Research Network and the Centre for Researc...

Councillor workbook: acting on climate changeCouncillor workbook: acting on climate change

Local Government Association
Updated 6 months ago
This workbook is a learning aid for councillors on the roles, opportunities and drivers for council-led action on the changing climate, both to reduce local carbon emissions and to build resilience to extreme weather.This workbook is a learning aid for councillors on the roles, opportunities and drivers for council-led action on the changing climate, both to reduce local carbon emissions and to build resilience to extreme weather.

LGA - A Councillor’s Workbook on Acting on Climate Change (2017)LGA - A Councillor’s Workbook on Acting on Climate Change (2017)

Local Government Association
Updated 6 months ago
Purpose: The Local Government Association (LGA) have produced a workbook designed for councillors to get them to think about the role they can play within their council to create a low carbon, climate resilient community. The workbook includes questions designed for councillors to recognise the impact of climate change on their council and how they will react and respond to exploit the opportunities brought from their local climate acti...Purpose: The Local Government Association (LGA) have produced a workbook designed for councillors to get them to think about the role they can play within their council to create a low carbon, climate resilient community...

Attracting investment for local infrastructureAttracting investment for local infrastructure

Local Government Association
Updated 6 months ago
Investors will compare investment opportunities on a global basis. For the right investments there is no shortage of available finance. For an investor to regard a local investment opportunity as a serious proposition, they must have long term trust in the governance and capability of the council concerned. This needs to be demonstrated by leadership, local vision, political stability and access to managerial and technical capability an...Investors will compare investment opportunities on a global basis. For the right investments there is no shortage of available finance. For an investor to regard a local investment opportunity as a serious proposition, t...

UN Sustainable Development Goals: A Guide for CouncilsUN Sustainable Development Goals: A Guide for Councils

Local Government Association
Created 6 months ago
All of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have targets that are directly or indirectly related to the daily work of local and regional governments. Local governments should not be seen as mere implementers of the agenda. Local governments are policy makers, catalysts of change and the level of government best-placed to link the global goals with local communities.All of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have targets that are directly or indirectly related to the daily work of local and regional governments. Local governments should not be seen as mere implementers of the a...

Energising procurement: National energy procurement category strategyEnergising procurement: National energy procurement category strategy

Local Government Association
Updated 6 months ago
Energy is one of the largest controllable overheads in many council buildings. To insulate councils from wider energy price trends, and to benefit from the huge opportunities presented by new energy technologies and business models, councils must look to gain greater control over this spend.Energy is one of the largest controllable overheads in many council buildings. To insulate councils from wider energy price trends, and to benefit from the huge opportunities presented by new energy technologies and busi...

Renewable energy good practice guidanceRenewable energy good practice guidance

Local Government Association
Created 8 months ago
This guide has been commissioned to help both members and officers of councils who are considering asset ownership to understand the potential risks and benefits and how these can be managed.This guide has been commissioned to help both members and officers of councils who are considering asset ownership to understand the potential risks and benefits and how these can be managed.

Local Government Benchmarking toolLocal Government Benchmarking tool

Local Government Association
Created 8 months ago
Local Government Inform (LG Inform) is a practical response to the local government sector's call for greater freedom to take responsibility for its own improvement and increase transparency with the public. This online service allows you to access, compare and analyse data, and present your findings online or offline. Developed by the LGA and local authority champions, LG Inform builds on the success of its prototype to give council...Local Government Inform (LG Inform) is a practical response to the local government sector's call for greater freedom to take responsibility for its own improvement and increase transparency with the public. This online ...

Local Authority Data ModelLocal Authority Data Model

Local Government Association
Created 8 months ago
Framework to organise data and toolkit structureFramework to organise data and toolkit structure

LGA research ReportsLGA research Reports

Local Government Association
Created 8 months ago
Individualised Reports for Local Authority with data prepopulatedIndividualised Reports for Local Authority with data prepopulated