Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: sustainable development

How the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) encourages sustainable development across government.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Documents

Timber Procurement Advice Note (TPAN)

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Timber Procurement Policy (TPP) related definitions

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Definition of Legal and Sustainable, 5th edition

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Checklist to show how to check certificates from a forest certification scheme

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Who can use CPET?

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Who can attend CPET workshops?

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Guiding principles for sustainable development

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Details

This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

Find out about the current government’s policies.

Published 9 April 2013
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Updated the food procurement section to reflect the food procurement plan published.
  3. Added new supporting page on Timber Procurement Policy (TPP)
  4. Added a link to the 'Greening government commitments 2012 to 2013 annual report'.
  5. Changes to text within Sustainable procurement
  6. Updated the text for Sustainability indicators.
  7. First published.