City of Sydney


Mayor: Clover Moore

The City of Sydney’s environmental strategy and action plan reflects the significant work that has been done to understand the City’s environmental issues. It aims to build a collaborative response to these issues with our community and businesses.

In line with the vision of Sustainable Sydney 2030, the strategy addresses 6 areas for the city:

  • low-carbon

  • water sensitive

  • climate resilient

  • zero waste

  • active and connected

  • green and cool.

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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.