Sustainability Goals & Plans of Peer Regions, 2017
A Benchmarking Study by Green Umbrella
To gather sustainability goals and metrics for Cincinnati’s peer regions to serve as an idea bank for, and an opportunity for Cincinnati to set the standard in, its Green Cincinnati Plan update process.
Cities/Metro Areas included came from three sources:
Recommended Features for Effective Communication of Sustainability Goals:
Summary and Recommendations for Green Cincinnati Plan Update:
The 2013 version of the Green Cincinnati Plan utilizes the majority of these recommended features and is far ahead of some peer regions that have yet to establish a similarly comprehensive and cohesive green city plan. The 2013 Green Cincinnati Plan is easy to access, and the related webpage does offer users interactive educational features, which allow citizens to become involved in sustainability efforts. The 2013 Green Cincinnati Plan combines virtually all of the important features present within the goals of our peer regions, and can become even more effective in its 2018 update by: