The City of Cockburn defines sustainability as:
"Pursuing governance excellence to meet the needs of current and future generations through an integration of environmental protection, social advancement and economic prosperity."
The City takes a strategic approach to sustainability and measures its progress through an integrated reporting framework.
The Sustainability Policy is the City’s guiding document for sustainability. It outlines the City's overarching approach to sustainability across 11 principles including:
- Integrated decision-making
- Environmental integrity
- Sustainable procurement
- Responsible waste management
- Environmentally sustainable design
- Climate Change Action
- Sustainable City Growth
- Social Equity and Inclusion
- Community Health and Wellbeing
- Economic Advancement
- Leadership and Governance.
The Sustainability Strategy 2017 - 2022 sets the City’s key objectives for sustainability, as well as outlining how the City will implement them.
Sustainability Action Plan
The Sustainability Action plan defines the key actions that staff across the City will take to achieve the objectives outlined in the Strategy.
State of Sustainability Report
The State of Sustainability (SoS) Report publicly tracks the City’s progress towards sustainability across four key areas Governance, Economy, Environment and Society.
More information and contact
Please contact the City’s Sustainability Officer for more information on 08 9411 3444 or email [email protected].