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Moving More, Living More »

The Government and Mayor of London have launched Moving More, Living More, the physical activity Olympic and Paralympic legacy plan for the nation and part of a long term vision for a fitter nation.

Eradicating poverty and transforming economies through sustainable development »

The UN High Level Panel on the Post 2015 Development Agenda has presented an ambitious plan to eradicate poverty and transform economies through sustainable development after the Millennium Development Goals expire in 2015.

Nutrition for Growth: Beating Hunger through Business and Science »

The Nutrition for Growth: Beating Hunger through Business and Science summit brought together business leaders, scientists, governments and civil society to commit to prevent undernutrition and enable people to prosper.

Community Life Survey finds resurgence in volunteering »

The Community Life Survey, commissioned by Cabinet Office, provides statistics on issues key to encouraging social action and empowering communities, including volunteering, charitable giving, community engagement and well-being.

Olympic hunger summit seeks legacy for children around the world »

On the day of the closing ceremony of the London Olympics Prime Minister David Cameron and Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer hosted a high-level meeting to encourage a global drive to boost nutrition.

National Statistician reflects on the National Well-being Debate »

National Statistician Jil Matheson has published her reflections on the National Well-being Debate, part of the Office of National Statistics' programme to develop measures of national well-being and progress.

Government achieves 13.8% reduction in carbon emissions »

Prime Minister David Cameron announced on 6th July that central Government cut carbon emissions by 13.8% in the year following his May 2010 commitment to a 10% reduction, and promised further and wider reductions.

Government sets fourth carbon budget of 50% emissions reductions »

Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne announced proposals for a legal target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in 2023 to 2027 by 50% over 1990 levels, in line with advice from the Committee on Climate Change.

Government publishes Carbon Plan »

The draft Carbon Plan, a cross-Government action plan on climate change, sets actions and deadlines for the Government to live up to its green ambitions, meet domestic carbon targets and encourage international action.

Cancun outcomes put UN process back on track »

Following the conclusion of the UN Climate Change Conference in Cancún, Mexico, wide support, tempered with a recognition of the work still to do, came from Government, business and civil society.