Mayor: Danae Bosler
The City of Yarra has a proud history of environmental action and leadership. The Council takes their mandate for environmental leadership from a passionate and engaged community who demand strong action to meet our urban sustainability challenges. The Council is guided by the Yarra Environment Strategy 2013-2017, adopted in December 2013, which can be downloaded here and a summary of the strategy here. The City of Yarra is also Victoria's first carbon neutral council.
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.