Sustainability

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Our Mission:

The Charlotte City Council’s vision states, “Charlotte will become a global leader in environmental sustainability, balancing economic growth with preserving our natural resources.”

Charlotte will lead, as a global city, by continuously improving, protecting, and preserving the environment, its community, and economy, while ensuring equity and resilience- for today’s and future generations.

Our Values:

The City of Charlotte recognizes that protecting our natural resources, promoting conservation, and improving the environment is fundamentally important to quality of life and essential to maintaining a vibrant economy.  Charlotte will become a global leader in environmental sustainability by:

  • Becoming a model environmental community in how it manages energy, air, water and waste;

  • Leading by example by practicing environmental stewardship in City operations and facilities as guided through the Strategic Energy Action Plan (SEAP);

  • Seeking and supporting collaborative and regional solutions to environmental problems; and

  • Analyzing data and applying technologies to reach our environmental goals.

Our Mission:

The Charlotte City Council’s vision states, “Charlotte will become a global leader in environmental sustainability, balancing economic growth with preserving our natural resources.”

Charlotte will lead, as a global city, by continuously improving, protecting, and preserving the environment, its community, and economy, while ensuring equity and resilience- for today’s and future generations.

Our Values:

The City of Charlotte recognizes that protecting our natural resources, promoting conservation, and improving the environment is fundamentally important to quality of life and essential to maintaining a vibrant economy.  Charlotte will become a global leader in environmental sustainability by:

  • Becoming a model environmental community in how it manages energy, air, water and waste;

  • Leading by example by practicing environmental stewardship in City operations and facilities as guided through the Strategic Energy Action Plan (SEAP);

  • Seeking and supporting collaborative and regional solutions to environmental problems; and

  • Analyzing data and applying technologies to reach our environmental goals.