The city of Brighton & Hove is a living, breathing, dynamic ecosystem. Its people give it life, and in return the city sustains its people. Society and environment interact and coexist; one would not exist without the other.
The One Planet vision is of a thriving, resilient local economy supporting fair employment and strong communities. Brighton and Hove is an inclusive city that boasts a diverse population. It is a city which values and promotes equality, accredited by the Fairtrade Foundation and where the Living Wage, widely adopted by its economic actors, offers local people fair remuneration for keeping it alive. Brighton & Hove is the third fastest ‘recovering city’ in the country, perfectly placed to respond to economic adversity thanks to its flexibility, creativity and consistent attraction as a place to do business. It is a city on the frontline of innovation and technology in the low-carbon and creative industries.
To see commissioned photographer Nick Waplington’s response to this category click here.
Public Submissions at FotoDocument
Each of FotoDocument’s projects includes a public submissions element where members of the public are invited to respond to the themes of the project via a free to enter photography competition. Submissions are judged by industry professionals and quality prizes are given to the competition winners. Submissions are also exhibited via an online gallery. Contributors are advised to refer to the professionally commissioned photo essays within the relevant project for inspiration/ ideas on how to respond to the project themes.
One Planet City: Public Submissions 2014 - 2015
Public submissions responding to the ten sustainability principles of One Planet Living.