Commitment to Action

Green City Index

Commitment by

Local Governments for Sustainability USA (ICLEI)

In 2007, Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) committed to creating the Green City Index. ICLEI the US Green Building Council (USGBC), and the Center for American Progress (CAP) are teaming to develop and launch the Green City Index, a new green cities rating system to foster enhanced livability and sustainability of US cities. The main goals of the Index is to bring greater quality control to the actions cities are taking to reduce their climate impacts, foster a high level of accountability in city work to ensure integrity in data and actions, and to facilitate prioritization of activities.

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Commitment

Green City Index

Launched

2007

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$1,000,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

Local Governments for Sustainability USA (ICLEI)

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

U.S. Green Building Council, Center For American Progress