• To make Southampton City carbon neutral by 2030.
  • To reduce city energy consumption.
  • To use energy providers that use renewable sources.
  • To support local generation of sustainable energy.
  • To use services and products that support this theme.
  • To share knowledge and inspire others.

Targets for each GCC Signatory

  • To produce a Carbon Management Plan (CMP) by 2020.
  • To assign an officer/team to deliver a CMP and report the organisations performance every 6 to 12 months by 2020.
  • To replace 50% of the conventional heating system with low carbon heating systems by 2025.
  • To have 100% LED lighting and switch-off sensors by 2025.
  • To equip 100 % of the organisations building portfolio with proper heating control and ventilation systems by 2030.
  • To install double-glazing windows for all buildings by 2023.
  • To treat all buildings with effective draught-proofing measures by 2025.
  • To refurbish 10% of the building portfolio with efficient insulation materials by 2030.
  • To ensure that 100% of the employees have access to natural lighting by 2025.
  • To rely on 100% renewable energy electricity by 2030.
  • To cover 50% of available roof space with PV panels by 2030.


Energy guide

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