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UK - Sustainable Development Commission

UK - Sustainable Development Commission

The Sustainable Development Commission (SDC) is the Government’s independent adviser on sustainable development (SD), reporting to the Prime Minister, the First Ministers of Scotland and Wales and the First Minister and Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland. Following the statement by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 22 July 2010 stating that Government wants “to mainstream sustainability, strengthen the Government’s performance in this area and put processes in place to join-up activity across Government much more effectively”, the SDC’s funding has been withdrawn by the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) effective from 31 March 2011.   Their site is an archive site, as the commission closed March 31, 2011. To read a very... Show More
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