About the 2030 Districts


2030 Districts are designated urban areas committed to meeting the energy, water, and transportation emissions reduction targets of the 2030 Challenge for Planning.

Led by the private sector, 2030 Districts represent over 100 million square feet of commercial buildings in downtown business districts working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at a district scale, realizing the benefits of multiple building owners, operators, and occupants working together to share resources, leverage financing, and implement collective strategies.

  • Focus on high performance

  • Engage with individual building owners and managers, building sector professionals, and community representatives, and are private sector led;

  • Track metrics and performance in the following areas: building energy and water use, and transportation emissions;

  • Report on aggregated building and district wide performance against set metrics and performance goals with incremental milestones.

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