Mayor: Albet Jacob
The City of Joondalup is committed to conserving, enhancing and rehabilitating natural areas for the environment and future generations. Their Environment Plan 2014-2019 guides the Council's response to local environmental pressures across waste, water and biodiversity management, climate change, and community involvement. As a coastal city which will be impacted by local effects of climate change, the City of Joondalup has shown great leadership on climate and is a valued signatory to the Global Covenant of Mayors.
The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy is an international alliance of cities with a shared long-term vision of promoting voluntary action to combat climate change and transition to low-emission and resilient societies. The Global Covenant now includes over 9,130 cities from 120 countries, representing over 775 million people and 10.55% of the total global population, and is the largest global network of councils leading action on climate change.