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Green Economy

Our goal: Secure Vancouver’s international reputation as a mecca of green enterprise

Green businesses are more competitive, efficient, and prepared for the future.

Green jobs are growing in Vancouver. Developing our green economy is essential to a healthy and sustainable future.

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Our target: Double the number of green jobs over 2010 levels by 2020
Our target: Double the number of companies that are actively engaged in greening their operations over 2011 levels, by 2020

Progress we've made so far

Green Jobs
Greening Businesses
Green Jobs Chart
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To learn more about this metric, see the 'How We Measure Success' section below.

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