The Wheel sees sustainable communities as socially resilient, environmentally healthy and economically thriving. We are engaged in a series of initiatives that highlight the importance of sustainable communities and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Sustainable Development Goals
"Sustainable Development Goals: Improve Life All Around The Globe" is a hip hop music video that was produced by Flocabulary in partnership with the Education Outreach Section of the Outreach Division of the United Nations Department of Public Information. It aims to teach young people throughout the world about the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals and how they can help build peace.
Restart Communities - Iliuta Ion - Furrier, Dolhesti Village
#restartcommunities”The European Commission’s support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents, which reflec...
Arigna Mining Experience was developed to preserve the energy heritage of the Arigna Valley and to ensure that Arigna maintains its link with Energy themes: Past, Present & Future.
This Energy Centre provides visitors with a unique insight into what coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley, since its beginning in the 1700's until closure in 1990.
Top 6 Characteristics to Understand the Concept of Smart City | ECM TechNews
Every day, we continue to hear people talk about Smart City. But what is a smart city and how does
Smart villages: Revitalising Rural Services
‘Smart villages’ is about rural people who take the initiative to find practical solutions – both to the downsides and to the exciting new opportunities arising locally.
Ludgate | Smart Working West Cork
For start-ups, entrepreneurs, businesses, creatives and artists we invite you to collaborate with us and join our community. Ludgate provides a space for you to network, expand your horizons and scale your businesses
The Smart Rural project is a two and a half-year project supported by the European Commission (DG AGRI) with the overall aim to promote and inspire villages to develop and implement smart village approaches and strategies across Europe, and to draw conclusions and support future policy interventions on smart villages.
Welcome to An Tobar CIC. Social Enterprise & Non-Profit
'Growing Together in a Place of Healing'
Food shopping in lockdown: Brits turn to corner shops | YouGov
Brits are making fewer trips to all types of food stores, but nearly a quarter say they’ve shopped more in corner shops since the lockdown
What does it mean to shop local in Covid-19 era?
Cantillon: ‘Conscious efforts’ to support local businesses won’t mean the same to all
Welcome to The Living Bog
Welcome to the ‘The Living Bog’ – the largest raised bog restoration project ever undertaken in Ireland.
Findhorn Ecovillage is a sustainable human settlement whose sustainable values are seen in their low ecological footprint, education initiatives.
Benefits of a Circular Economy | Rediscovery Centre
The circular economy model can create benefits to the environment, society and the economy.
🌞Community Power - Ireland's First Community Owned Electricity Supplier
Community Power is Ireland’s FIRST community owned electricity supplier. It is a partnership of community energy organisations around Ireland working to create a sustainable energy future for their local areas.
Templederry Community Windfarm - tippenergy.ie
Templederry Community Windfarm is Ireland’s first community owned windfarm. Read about them here.
The energy self-sufficient village
Energy supply to the energy self-sufficient village of Feldheim via private local heating and electricity grids
Neighbours National Survey Infographic
What is a men’s shed? | Irish Men’s Sheds Association
The men’s shed movement was first founded in Australia in the 1980’s, and have since expanded to other countries including Ireland, the UK, America, Canada, Iceland and Estonia to name a few.
Men’s Sheds - Transforming lives across Ireland
Men’s sheds are community-based, member-run organisations where men can socialise, share skills, work on projects and meet new people. With 400 men’s sheds a...
Introducing the SDG Training of Multipliers, the SDG Flashcards and the SDG Canvas
A quick way to co-design projects to implement the Sustainable Development Goals in your community, organization or business
Roadmap Toolbox – Smart Rural Areas
The Roadmap will provide key tools for each step of the ‘smart village journey’. Practical tools (including guidance, explanatory videos, questionnaires, templates, etc.) will aim to help villages to develop and implement smart village strategies. Practical tools will be soon uploaded to the toolbox…