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Managing Change - unique and internationally popular guide for overcoming management barriers to improved environmental performance
The original purpose of the oursouthwest online sustainability project was to help "encourage resilient sustainability in South West England and beyond with useful information and guidance".
Following the Coalition Government's decision in July 2010 to close the Government Office Network and related regional institutions in 2011 this website now hosts the web pages for the SW Energy & Environmental Management Groups and some key archived material from the original oursouthwest project including in particular the 2004 ground-breaking Managing Change Guide (Resource Efficiency and Corporate Responsibility).
The About OSW page provides further background information as well as access to archived material.
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1. Management of oursouthwest. From 1999 - 2010 this website was originally managed by Phil Harding whilst a Senior Policy Adviser (climate change, resource efficiency and sustainable development) at the Government Office for the South West (GOSW) in Bristol (UK). GOSW closed in 2011 but this site continues to be managed by Phil Harding on a freelance not-for-profit basis.
2. Archived material. For ease of reference, some of the key pages and papers that were on this website up until 2011/12 are listed on the About OSW page. The British Library holds archived copies of the some of the original content of the www.oursouthwest.com website in its early (and now dated) format from 2008 to 2013 on its website at www.webarchive.org.uk/ukwa/target/9175112/source/alpha.
This website is managed by Phil Harding and supported by Cotswold Energy & Environmental Management Group (on behalf of South West Energy & Environmental Management Groups).
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