Living In Toronto

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Climate & Energy Goals

Learn about the visionary strategies and action plans that are helping Toronto become the most sustainable city in North America.

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Programs for Businesses & Nonprofits

Learn more about the Better Buildings Partnership and other programs, grants and incentives to help businesses and non-profits reduce energy use, costs and emissions.

New Policy Initiatives


Transform TO

Recognizing that climate change is one of the most important issues of our time, the City of Toronto has set a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050.

On May 5, 2015 City Council adopted the terms of reference for the Transformation Toronto 2050 project that outline the project's purpose and plan.


Energy Reporting and Benchmarking (ERB)

The Province of Ontario and the City of Toronto are jointly consulting on a potential mandatory energy reporting and benchmarking requirement for large commercial and multi-unit residential buildings, where owners could be required to annually report on their building’s energy and water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Learn more about energy reporting and benchmarking.