2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Is the council working with external partners or other councils to seek to influence national governments on climate action, or to learn about and share best practice on council climate action?

Question code
Collaboration & Engagement
Sharing Best practice between Councils
Volunteer Research
Question weight


Two tier criteria
Point awarded for membership or contributing case studies for at least one of the following organisations, with a further point available for membership or contributing case studies for three or more of the following organisations.

Membership organisations:
- UK100 (Including the Countryside Climate Network)
- Blueprint Coalition
- Carbon Neutral Cities
- UK Green Building Council
- Sustainable Scotland Network
- Carbon Disclosure Project (including submitting to the CDP since 2019)

Case studies:
- Friends of the Earth & Ashden case studies
- LGA (Local Government Association) climate change case studies
- UK100 case studies
- WRAP case studies


Further networks or case studies may be added on a case basis if a comparable standard of quality is met.

Working with climate consultants, while important, will not be scored as part of this question.

Question performance

Or show scores by type of council

0 points

8 Northern Irish councils

1 point

1 Northern Irish council

2 points

2 Northern Irish councils
Belfast City Council2/2iclei.org
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council2/2newrymournedown.org
Derry City and Strabane District Council1/2derrystrabane.com
Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council0/2
Ards and North Down Borough Council0/2
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council0/2
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council0/2
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council0/2
Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council0/2
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council0/2
Mid Ulster District Council0/2