Our Publications

2014 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Sustainability Report Card

On August 5, 2014, we launched the first ever independently written report that assesses the current health of the community using 57 metrics spanning nine issues. Using a robust methodology and years of data from a variety of sources, we have generated a report card for each issue and provided 94 recommendations for how Charlotte-Mecklenburg can accelerate progress. Learn More





Charlotte 2030: A Sustainable Vision for Our Region

On November 1, 2010, Sustain Charlotte publicly launched Charlotte 2030: A Sustainable Vision for Our Region. This first-of-its-kind vision for our region's future is the product of countless volunteer hours, and the engagement of more than 100 local citizens and experts from many disciplines using a collaborative and consensus-based process, drawn from government, the nonprofit and private sectors, and academia. Learn More


Go for the Gold: Why Streetcars are a Win for Charlotte

The purpose of this report is to both educate the public about streetcars and to provide local policymakers with additional data so that they can make informed decisions regarding the Gold Line and future projects. The report examines the background of Charlotte’s past and currently under construction streetcar systems and their expected economic, social, and environmental benefits. Learn More



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Each week we publish an e-newsletter that provides a brief update on our work and other local sustainability news from across the region. Click here to sign up and subscribe.


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  • Lashanda Johnikin
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-12-11 12:42:27 -0500
    Great information about our community.