Sustainable Edinburgh 2020

The framework for sustainable development

Sustainable Edinburgh 2020 (SE2020) is the Council's Framework for the sustainable development of the city until 2020.

Our vision is that

"Edinburgh in 2020 will be a low carbon, resource efficient city, delivering a resilient local economy and vibrant flourishing communities in a rich natural setting."

The Framework is based on the ten Aalborg Commitments.

The full colour version of Sustainable Edinburgh 2020 is available below. If you want a printed copy, please download the text-only version below.

Action plan and progress report

The Sustainable Edinburgh 2020 Action Plan 2012-14 was approved in March 2012.

Each year we report on progress on achieving a Sustainable Edinburgh. From 2015-16 onwards this will be done through showcasing projects on the Sustainable Edinburgh website.

The 2014-2015 annual report can be viewed below. 

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