• Net improvement in biodiversity index across Southampton.
  • Increase in the extent and quality of managed habitats and a reduction in the isolation index.
  • An increase in tree canopy coverage and green space across the city.
  • Increase in extent of land managed for biodiversity.
  • Implement sustainable drainage systems into all new major developments.

Targets for each GCC signatory

  • To plant at least one tree for every 500 employee per year.
  • To complete one green roof/wall project by 2022.
  • To connect an organisations external area with the surrounding green network, creating a green pathway by 2025.
  • To monitor and record the biodiversity inside and around the organisations, encouraging the development of local plant-life and wildlife.


Environment guide

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