Carbon Neutral Adelaide

Establish Adelaide as the world’s first carbon neutral city.

We aim to:

  • have Adelaide be a test platform for successful initiatives that can roll out on a broader scale
  • demonstrate capability and enhance new economy jobs and industries
  • export our clean products and services to overseas markets
  • enhance and enrich the liveability of our city
  • attract investment to the city and create opportunities for local business
  • challenge the community to get involved.

Here’s how:

Some of our partners

The Government of South Australia and Adelaide City Council are partnering to achieve a Carbon Neutral Adelaide. Adelaide City Council has a strong track record of leadership, with emissions reductions of 60% from its own operations since 1994, and 20% from the City of Adelaide community from 2007 to 2013. During this period - the population grew by 27% - office floor area increased by 16% - the economy grew by 28%.

The Climate Group is an international non-profit organisation with business and government to promote clean technologies and policies. South Australia is a founding member of The Climate Group's States and Regions Alliance, which brings together sub-national governments from around the world to share expertise and influence the international agenda.