MISSION: To help identify the agenda and priorities for sustainable development; to develop new areas of consensus on difficult issues of sustainable development, and where this is not possible, to clarify and reduce difference; to provide advice and recommendations on actions to achieve sustainable development; to help evaluate progress towards objectives; and to inform and involve others, building wider support for emerging consensus.
a. COMPOSITION (Number of members per sector):
Ministries and governmental agencies: 5 Non-Governmental Organizations: 11 Academic/Research Institutions: 7 Business/Productive Sector: 9 Others: 3 TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 35b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:
CO-CHAIR: The Rt. Hon. John Gummer MP, Secretary of State for the Environment CO-CHAIR: Sir Richard Southwood DL FRS, Professor of Zoology, former Vice Chancellor, University of Oxford MEMBERS: Cllr Mr. Derek Bateman, Chairman, Local Agenda 21 Steering Group Mr. Rodney F. Chase, Managing Director, The British Petroleum Company plc Professor Gordon Conway, Vice Chancellor, University of Sussex Ms. Andrea Cook OBE, Director, Neighbourhood Energy Action Sir Alan Cox CBE, Chief Executive, ASW Holdings plc Earl of Cranbrook, Chairman, English Nature Dr. Tom Crosset, Secretary General, National Society for Clean Air Professor Ron Edwards CBE, Welsh Member, National Rivers Authority Dr. Sheila Farrell, Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College London Cllr Ms. Irene Gilgallon, Vice-Convenor of Convention of Scottish Local Authorities Planning Committee Mr. Christopher Haskins, Chairman, Northern Foods plc Professor John Horlock, Former Vice Chancellor, Open University Professor John Kay, Department of Economics, London Business School Rt. Rev. Michael Langrish, Bishop of Birkenhead Mr. David Lea OBE, Assistant General Secretary, Trades Union Congress Mr. James Miller, Chairman, Miller Group Ltd. Mr. Peter Moore, Managing Director of Center Parcs The Hon. Mrs. Sara Morrison, Director, the General Electric Company plc, Abbey National, Kleinwort Charter Trust Professor Palmer Newbould FIBiol OBE, Chairman of Northern Ireland Council for Nature Conservation and the Countryside Dr. Susan Owens, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge Mr. Roderick Paul, Group Chief Executive, Severn Trent Water plc Mrs. Susan Payne, Chairman, National Federation of Consumer Groups Dr. Robin Pellew, Director, World Wide Fund for Nature UK Ms. Fiona Reynolds, Director, Council for the Protection of Rural England Mr. Richard Sandbrook, Director, International Institute for Environment and Development Mr. Charles Secrett, Director, Friends of the Earth Mr. Mark Thomasin-Foster CBE DL, Former Director, Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group Dame Margaret Turner-Warwick DBE, Former President of the Royal College of Physicians Mr. Edmund A. Wallis, Chief Executive, PowerGen Ms. Barbara Young, Chief Executive, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS: Professor Graham Ashworth CBE DL, Chairman, Going for Green Sir Charles Fraser KCVO, Chairman, Scottish Advisory Group on Sustainable Development Sir Crispin Tickell GCMG KCVO, Convenor, Government Panel on Sustainable Development
MISSION: To advise the government on strategic issues arising from the United Kingdom Strategy for Sustainable Development and the other post-Rio reports published in January 1994 on climate change, biodiversity, and forestry. The panel will be expected to keep in view general sustainability issues at home and abroad, identify major problems or opportunities likely to arise, monitor progress and consider questions of priority.
a. COMPOSITION (Number of members per sector):
Ministries and governmental agencies: 0 Non-Governmental Organizations: 0 Academic/Research Institutions: 4 Business/Productive Sector: 1 Others: 0 TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 5b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:
CONVENER: Sir Crispin Tickell, GCMG, KCVO. Warden, Green College Oxford Lord Alexander of Weedon, QC. Chairman, National Westminster Bank plc Lord Selborne, KBE, FRS. Chairman, Joint Nature Conservation Committee Sir John Houghton, CBE, FRS. Chairman, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution Dr. Anne McLaren, DBE, FRS. Foreign Secretary and Vice President, The Royal Society
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:There are three other mechanisms in United Kingdom for sustainable development coordination:
a) The Department of Environment Contact:Mr. Andrew Randal Room A1/24, Romney House London SW1P 3PY Tel: 071 276 8144 Fax: 071 276 8430 b) Going for Green Contact: Mr. John Mortimer First Floor, Churchgate House, 56 Oxford Street, Manchester M60 7HJ Tel: 0161 237 4158 Fax: 236 4160 c) Local Agenda 21 Contact: Mr. P. Dutton Association of Metropolitan Authorities 35 Great Smith Street, London SW1P 3BJ Tel: 071 222 8100 Fax: 071 222 0878