Future Guelph – Environment

Future Guelph
Strategic Plan 2024–2027

Guelph water tower


Our role in environmental stewardship to reduce corporate greenhouse gas emissions and energy use, protect and improve our green spaces, and support community climate change action.


9 Be a leader in climate action

  • Establish a resilient and sustainable city by investing in climate change actions.
  • Reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Mitigate the impacts of climate change by increasing tree canopy coverage.
  • Protect Guelph’s water supply by advancing the Stormwater Management Master Plan.
  • Reduce Guelph’s carbon footprint by investing in zero emissions vehicles for our fleet.

10 Empower the community to help create a sustainable city