Prince Charles eco-credentials are almost as impressive as his royal lineage. Here’s a small sample of some of his environmental work.
PRESIDENT OF WWF-UK
The Prince’s father was the first President of the global environmental charity. He has been involved with the charities work over many years and became its President in September 2011.
THE PRINCE OF WALES’S INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY UNIT (ISU) HRH
The Prince of Wales established the International Sustainability Unit (ISU) to facilitate consensus on how to resolve some of the key environmental challenges facing the world - such as food security, ecosystem resilience and the depletion of natural resources.
THE PRINCE’S MAY DAY NETWORK
Provides inspiration tools and advice for businesses to tackle climate change.
THE START INITIATIVE
Aims to encourage people across the UK to lead sustainable and environmentally friendly lives by taking clear, positive and practical steps towards a better future.
THE PRINCE’S COUNTRYSIDE FUND
Gives grants to projects that help support the people who care for the countryside.
THE CAMBRIAN MOUNTAINS INITIATIVE
Works to support a sustainable future for the rural communities of mid Wales by adding value to the produce of traditional family farms, encouraging tourism and caring for the environment.
THE CAMBRIDGE PROGRAMME FOR SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP
Works with leaders from business, government and civil society to address the critical global challenges that affect the success of their organisations.