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What is Sustainable Cleveland?

Living and growing as a sustainable city will ensure Cleveland’s longevity. Beginning in 2009, Sustainable Cleveland 2019 is a 10-year initiative that engages everyone to work together to design and develop a thriving and resilient Cleveland that leverages its wealth of assets to build economic, social and environmental well-being for all.

Be a part of it. Sustainable Cleveland is:

  • A community of people from every walk of life working together to reshape Cleveland into a vibrant livable city with thriving businesses and a flourishing natural environment.
  • A resource that offers information and actionable tools so you can make smart, sustainable choices at home, at work and in your community.

Mission/Vision

Mission: Sustainable Cleveland is a 10-year initiative that engages people from all walks of life, working together to design and develop a thriving and resilient Cleveland region that leverages its wealth of assets to build economic, social and environmental well being for all.

Vision: Cleveland will surprise, amaze, and inspire the world with its transformation to
a bright green city on a blue lake.
Determined people from every walk of life will work together to shape
vibrant livable communities, innovative businesses, and a flourishing natural
environment that will result in health, wealth, creativity, and economic
opportunities for all

Values:
• Dynamic and cumulative
• Combines a sense of urgency for action with positivity and kindness
• Inclusive, accessible, and welcoming
• Encourages persistence, determination, courage, and boldness
• Promotes creativity, innovation, and execution