The Greenest City Initiative
www.corporateknights.com| Posted May 20, 2015
By Jeremy Runnalls
...Robertson formed the Greenest City Action Team within months of assuming office, comprised of local sustainability experts across a range of disciplines. This 19-strong group included environmentalist David Suzuki, former mayor and premier Mike Harcourt and Tamara Vrooman, chief executive of Vancouver City Savings Credit Union.
These findings were turned over to city staff, which then undertook a lengthy public consultation with business groups and members of the public. In 2011, The Greenest City 2020 Action Plan (GCAP) was approved by council, establishing a series of goals and benchmarks for turning Vancouver into the most sustainable city in the world by the end of the decade… read more>