Who we are

The Environmental Pillar is made up of 28 national environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who work together to represent the views of the Irish environmental sector.

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Who we are

The Environmental Pillar is made up of 28 national environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who work together to represent the views of the Irish environmental sector. Find out more…

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What we do

The Environmental Pillar creates and promotes policies that advance sustainable development. We act as an advocacy coalition promoting sustainable solutions in areas such as climate change, biodiversity, tree-cover, rescource efficiency, transport, planning and water.

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What we do

The Environmental Pillar creates and promotes policies that advance sustainability. We act as an advocacy coalition for environmental NGOs promoting sustainable solutions in areas such as climate change, biodiversity, rescource efficiency, transport, planning and water.  Find out more

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