Environment & Sustainability was an Impact Area under the Foundation's Strategic Plans between 2016-2022.
Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation continues to grant in this space under the current Strategic Plan within the Homelessness & Affordable Housing; Inclusive, Sustainable Economy & Jobs; and Healthy & Climate Resilient Communities Impact Areas.
Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation is focused on reducing adverse urban impacts on the natural environment.
The changing climate, an increasing population, competing land uses and pollution are some of the environmental challenges confronting our community.
In response, we are developing and incubating solutions that ensure an equitable transition to a more sustainable future.
The Foundation's work in Environment & Sustainability spans across the Impact Areas, specifically the following Outcomes:
While 'protected and rehabilitated aquatic eco-systems' is no longer a strategic outcome within the current strategy, the Foundation is supporting the Water Trust as on ongoing commitment. Watertrust Australia’s mission is to improve how water and catchment policy decisions are made in Australia. The Foundation’s interest is in healthy and resilient urban waterways.