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1.1. Align the City’s decision making and financial planning with climate commitments

Adaptation potential

Mitigation potential





The goal to align decision-making and financial planning with climate commitments is critical to the guiding principles of embedment and accountability. This includes developing decision-making and reporting tools, considering climate in capital budgets, and developing financial and resourcing strategies.

  • Advanced data and systems, e.g. Surrey Excels, data-driven decision making, data and analytics
  • Sustainability Charter sets broad direction
  • Financial Plan Reporting can be leveraged for climate-related financial disclosure

  • Create critical foundations for success of all other CCAS goals
  • Set direction for addressing climate risk in financial planning