Office of Sustainability

What we do

The Office of Sustainability (OOS) works with partners around the City to improve quality of life in all Philadelphia neighborhoods, reduce the City’s carbon emissions, and prepare Philadelphia for a hotter, wetter future. OOS is responsible for implementing Greenworks Philadelphia, the City’s comprehensive sustainability plan which is made up of eight visions:

  • Access to healthy, affordable, and sustainable food and drinking water
  • Breathe healthy air inside and outside
  • Efficiently use clean energy that they can afford
  • Prepared for climate change and reduce carbon pollution
  • Benefit from parks, trees, storm­water management, and healthy waterways
  • Access to safe, affordable, and low-carbon transportation
  • Waste less, and keep our neighborhoods clean.
  • Benefit from sustainability education, employment, and business opportunities

Connect

Address
One Parkway Building
1515 Arch Street, 13th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Email sustainability@phila.gov
Social

Events

  • Dec
    14
    Philadelphia Land Bank Board Meeting
    3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    1234 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

    Philadelphia Land Bank Board Meeting

    December 14, 2017
    3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, 1 hour
    1234 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
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  • Dec
    14
    Public Participation Task Force Meeting
    5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, 190 N Independence Mall W, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

    Public Participation Task Force Meeting

    December 14, 2017
    5:30 pm to 8:00 pm, 3 hours
    Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, 190 N Independence Mall W, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
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    Email public_affairs@dvrpc.org to RSVP
  • Dec
    14
    Green Building United Holiday Party
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Knoll, 130 N 18th St Suite 2510, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA

    Green Building United Holiday Party

    December 14, 2017
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, 2 hours
    Knoll, 130 N 18th St Suite 2510, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
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    https://greenbuildingunited.org/events/2017-holiday-party

    We are bringing together our members and friends to celebrate our new brand, as well as the successes and impact of the local green building community over the past year. Enjoy complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres, mingle with members and staff, and meet newly elected Board members. Join us in taking a look back at our collective 2017 accomplishments, harnessing our new brand to drive change and further our impact in 2018 and beyond. 

    Green Building United is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization so your donation is tax deductible. If you donate at the $250 level or above, you will be recognized as a Leadership Member and acquire all associated benefits. Thank you in advance for your financial gift, which helps support year-round programming and our efforts to advance a sustainable built environment!

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