City of Sydney

City of Sydney

Australia
Summary
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    Population 169505
  • km 2
    Area 1687.0
  • USD
    GDP 100 Billion
  • emission
    Targets by 2030 Reduce 70% GHG emissions
Targets

Targets by City of Sydney

GHG emissions reduction targets

 

    Community
     

  • The City of Sydney has committed to reduce its Community emissions by 70% by 2030 compared to 2006 emission level.

 

    Local Government
     

  • The City of Sydney has committed to reduce its Local Government emissions by 70% by 2030 compared to 2006 emission level.
Actions
Adapting for Climate Change - A Long Term Strategy for the City of Sydney
Sustainable Sydney 2030 "The Vision" (Published 2008)
CitySwitch Green Office - City of Sydney
  • Start year: 2017
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CitySwitch is a high-value no-cost service which supports commercial office tenants to improve office energy efficiency through the provision of a range of services, with the ultimate aim of achieving a 4 star or higher NABERS Energy rating.

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Sectors:
  • Commercial
Smart Green Apartments - City of Sydney
  • Start year: 2017
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Smart Green Apartments is a program that aims to help create more cost effective and efficient buildings, improve performance of shared services and amenities and minimise environmental impacts.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
Renewable Energy Master Plan - City of Sydney
  • Start year: 2017
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Plan identifies significant cost effective opportunities for renewable energy, in particular solar PV and hot water for buildings, and renewable gases from waste.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Other Emissions
Carbon neutral City of Sydney - City of Sydney
  • Start year: 2017
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City of Sydney was the 1st Government in Australia to be accredited Carbon Neutral under the National Carbon Offset Standard.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Facilities
  • Transport
  • Waste
  • Other Emissions
Trigeneration Master Plan - City of Sydney
  • Start year: 2017
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Strategic document which shows significant potential to improve efficiency and reduce waste through local energy generation.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Other Emissions
Better Buildings Partnership Sydney - City of Sydney
  • Start year: 2017
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Rpresenting over 50 per cent of the office floor space across Sydney’s CBD, the Better Buildings Partnership commercial landlords have an important role to play in improving the energy, water and waste efficiency of Sydney’s existing buildings.

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Sectors:
  • Commercial
  • Waste
Smart Green Business - City of Sydney
  • Start year: 2017
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Smart Green Business is a program designed to help small and medium enterprises save money and improve their environmental performance. Businesses can reduce their energy and water costs, improve waste management and get access to regular advice and support.

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Sectors:
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Waste
Environmental Upgrade Agreements - City of Sydney
  • Start year: 2017
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Part of the NSW Government’s Environmental Upgrade Agreement (EUA) legislation, which helps councils enter into agreements with property owners and finance providers. Funds advanced to the property owner are repaid by councils levying a quarterly charge on their land.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Commercial
Inventories
Community inventories

The City of Sydney has reported 1 Community emission inventory, since 2011. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2011, the Stationary energy, Transport and Waste management are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from City of Sydney
GHG inventory in 2011
Government operations inventory

The City of Sydney has reported 1 government operational inventory, since 2013. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2013, the Other and Transport are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from City of Sydney
GHG inventory in 2013

Moore
Lord Mayor Clover Moore
City of Sydney, Australia

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Initiative

EcoMobility Alliance
Compact of Mayors - ICLEI

Status of compliance

Compact of Mayors
full compliance
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