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Sustainability and energy efficiency are key priorities at the City of Surrey. Our actions in these area are guided by our Sustainability Charter, an overarching policy document that guides us in maintaining a sustainable community.

Our innovative Sustainability Dashboard allows residents to track our progress in demonstrating our commitment to Sustainability across dozens of socio-cultural, economic, and environmental indicators. See below for additional ways we are demonstrating our commitment to sustainability.

Sustainability Charter 2.0 Vision

Sustainability Charter

Explore the key document we use to guide sustainable growth in Surrey.

Sunset in Surrey.

Climate Adaptation Strategy

Review the Climate Adaptation Strategy that prepares Surrey for the impacts of climate change.

Surrey Central Skytrain and Library

Community Energy & Emissions Plan

Check out the City's plan for reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in Surrey.

Greener Alternative Truck for Waste Reduction on the street in Surrey.

Corporate Emissions Action Plan

Find out how we're on our way to reducing corporate greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020.

Rendering of West Village Energy Centre which will be completed in 2018

Surrey City Energy

Surrey City Energy is an award-winning district energy utility that supplies high-density buildings in City Centre with heat and hot water.

Newton banners

Newton: Sustainability in Action

Take part & give your input on the Newton Sustainability in Action project.


Sustainable Development

Complete the Sustainable Development Checklist to evaluate the sustainability of your development.

A City of Surrey Nissan Leaf charging outside the Surrey Museum.

Electric Vehicles

Explore a map of Surrey's alternative vehicle fuelling stations, and join Surrey in reducing community greenhouse gas emissions.

Boy sniffing a plant

Measuring Sustainability

Visit the Sustainability Dashboard to see the award-winning progress we're making on sustainability.

Group of volunteers planting a tree in Surrey.

Sustainable Yard & Garden

Grow food, plant native species, and help the environment from your own backyard.


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Biodiversity Conservation Strategy

Learn about Surrey's biodiversity goals, targets and conservation priorities.

Ecosystem Management Study

Learn how the Ecoysystem Management Study helps the City manage healthy lands and ecosystems.