Carbon and Decision Making

MQT on 2015-01-21
Session date: 
January 21, 2015
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Could the Mayor provide an update on Action 13.4 of his 2011 Climate Change Mitigation and Energy Strategy which was to "Investigate how carbon is considered in internal decision-making"?


Answer for Carbon and Decision Making

Answer for Carbon and Decision Making

Answered By: 
The Mayor

LFEPA has piloted the inclusion of whole life costing and have relevant guidance in its

Sustainable Development Strategy (2013-16). The MPS sustainability team review all business cases and where value for money allows, carbon reduction measures are incorporated. TfL has a Carbon & Energy Efficiency Plan within their project management framework for all projects over £1 million. TfL also appraise road and rail emissions. TfL's Responsible Procurement policy promotes green energy sourcing.