The 2012-2015 Sustainable Chicago Highlights & Look Ahead is now available!
Please click here to learn how the City and partners are working together to build a truly enduring, sustainable Chicago.
"A sustainable Chicago is a city that spends less on energy use with each passing year, creates good-paying jobs in up-and-coming industries, responsibly maintains and upgrades its infrastructure, and ensures every Chicagoan has the opportunity to live a healthy and active lifestyle." - Mayor Emanuel
The Sustainable Chicago Action Agenda represents Mayor Emanuel's vision to make our city more livable, competitive, and sustainable. The plan, which launched in 2012, outlines 7 themes, 24 goals, and 100 concrete actions that comprise a clear commitment to leadership, partnership, and positive impact. The plan also offers a roadmap for how residents and businesses can contribute to Chicago's ambitious sustainability goals.
Sustainable Chicago's 7 themes are mutually-reinforcing, with success in one area supporting many other related efforts:
Please follow the links below to download the Sustainable Chicago Action Agenda and 2012-2015 progress updates: