Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council

To work towards the elimination of discrimination in all its forms; to reduce inequality and promote a culture of human rights; to promote good relations between persons of protected characteristics without distinction on grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, age and creed; and to promote and organise cooperation in the achievement of the aforesaid purposes and to that end to bring together in ELREC, representatives of the statutory authorities and voluntary organisations engaged in the furtherance of the aforesaid purposes within the Local Authority Council areas of the City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian. The Communities for Conservation project seeks to engage with diverse minority communities together to understand, empower and address in diverse initiatives on energy efficiency, reduction of carbon emissions and climate change.