What the City is Doing

Progress on Sustainability

Richmond has a long history of reporting on sustainability outcomes, starting in 1989 when we issued our first State of the Environment report. Reporting has expanded with the adoption of the City's Sustainability Framework in 2010.

Read the the most recent Sustainability Progress Report and watch the video below.

Sustainability Progress Report

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Sustainability Progress Report 2015 - 2020

Community Energy & Emissions Plan 2050

Richmond’s Community Energy and Emissions Plan (CEEP) 2050 includes multiple actions within eight strategic directions that together will set Richmond on a path to achieve 50% reduction in community GHG emissions by 2030, and reach net zero emissions by 2050.

The plan was adopted by City Council on Feb 14, 2022.

CEEP 2050

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Climate Action Programs

The Climate Action Programs document highlights the City’s varied plans, strategies and actions that directly and indirectly address climate change issues in Richmond.

As a community made up of islands located in the Fraser River’s estuary, the City of Richmond was one of the first municipalities to establish itself as a national climate action leader.

Climate Action Programs

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Resources & Past Reports

Since 1998, the City has reported on environmental conditions and outcomes in Richmond.