What is an Ecocity?
Urban Design – Built Form and Accessibility
Access by Proximity
Safe and affordable housing
Environmentally friendly transport
Clean and Safe Water
Clean and Renewable Energy
Healthy and Accessible Food
Healthy and Equitable Economy
Quality of Life / Well Being
Earth’s Carrying Capacity
Ecocity Standards Headline Indicators
Essential linkages within and between ecosystems are maintained and provide contiguous habitat areas and ecological corridors.
Earth’s carrying capacity
Demands on ecosystems are within the limits of the Earth’s bio- capacity, resources are converted restoratively and support regional ecological integrity.
Biodiversity of local, bioregional and global ecosystems is sustained, including species diversity, ecosystem diversity and genetic diversity; natural habitat and biodiversity is restored.
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