Sustainability Goals and Objectives
We are Resilient: City operations are prepared for and adapt to climate change and disruptive events of all scales.
- The City will manage assets, infrastructure, services and staff to be resilient.
- City staff are prepared and supported to respond and recover from disruptive events.
Our Public Lands Thrive: Our public lands support a healthy ecosystem and are resilient to climate and growth pressures.
- Our municipal public lands are healthy and resilient.
We Are Water Smart: We sustainably manage our water resources and lead Colorado in water efficiency.
- The City's outdoor water use will be water efficient to meet our community-wide goal.
- Indoor water use in municipal buildings incorporate efficient plumbing fixtures and appliances that reduce water demand.
- Our systems for delivering, treating and distributing water are efficient.
We Are Zero Waste: We responsibly manage materials throughout the life cycle of products and services to achieve waste reduction outcomes.
- City operations adopt and implement policies that maximize the positive social, economic and ecological impacts of City purchaes of services and goods.
- Employees sustainably utilize products and services to maximize value and reduce the City's overall consumption.
- City operations recycle and reduce impacts of disposable waste.
We are Carbon Neutral: Our transportation systems, energy production and facilities lead the nation in sustainable design and resource efficiency.
- The City's transportation systems and equipment are resilient are efficient to reduce vehicle miles traveled and emissions.
- The City's energy system is 100% renewable and efficient.
- The City's facilities and assets are sustainably designed and retrofitted for energy efficiency, longevity, and resilience.
We Are a World Class Workplace: The City is a high performing and resilient organization that has a culture of operational sustainability.
- The City supports and fosters healthy, productive and resilient employees.
- The City is a safe and healthy place to work.
- The City operates in a way that allows us to lead by example to ensure achieving its sustainability and resiliency goals.