Project guide

The City of Guelph, ON, won a 2018 Sustainable Communities Award for a sustainable plan to develop an efficient and carbon-neutral live-work community. This guide is based on their experience and explains how to develop a high-quality sustainability project. It’s designed for municipal staff and decision makers, and contains award-winning strategies and questions to help your community get started on your own initiative. Discover best practices that can help your municipality:

  • Design a carbon-neutral community
  • Align sustainable development plans with existing municipal policies
  • Reduce the carbon footprint of urban communities
  • Promote active transportation
  • Enhance social capital by creating shared public spaces

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