EcoDistricts offer sustainability strategies at the neighborhood level to address equity, resilience, and climate protection.

How we plan, design, and build cities matters now more than ever.

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81% of the U.S.   population lives in cities. Metropolitan areas account for 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Cities are responsible for 75% of the world’s energy consumption.


With urban density, city residents are more vulnerable to threats caused by extreme weather events, disease outbreaks, and ecosystem destruction.

Addressing these challenges — neighborhood by neighborhood — creates thriving, equitable, and ecologically resilient cities.

EcoDistricts focus on:


Photo mosaic featuring: Green building, living infrastructure, resource efficiency and regeneration, mobility options and connectivity, habitat creation and preservation, health and well-being, equitable development and prosperity, public spaces and identity