City of Kitchener
The City of Kitchener has been a municipal leader in environmental planning and stewardship for many years. The City’s mission is to ensure its environment is ecologically sound and supportive of the health, safety and well being of it’s residents. Through environmental policies and practices, green stimulus funding programs and grassroots initiatives, the city is leading by example by thinking globally and acting locally.
Business Type: Government - Municipal
20% GHG reduction commitment from 2015 (intensity/population)
Emissions: The City of Kitchener began tracking their GHG emissions in 2015. The graph below displays their emissions data thus far.
Notable GHG Reduction and Sustainability Projects
The City of Kitchener Strategic Plan: 2011-2014 is our city’s blueprint for our future. The plan is the single, comprehensive strategy that guides and aligns the city’s work and spending with the community’s priorities and vision for its future. The plan has environment as one of six key priorities.
- The City of Kitchener Strategic Plan for the Environment is a significant step on the road to achieving that vision. This plan helps achieve one of the community priorities in the City’s Strategic Plan.
- The Strategic Plan for the Environment is a living document that guides the development of our current and future environmental initiatives, and identifies priorities for action in seven functional areas. Implementation has been ongoing since 1992.