ACF Sustainable Cities Index

ACF Sustainable Cities Index - Melbourne

Summary of Melbourne’s results [Source: Australian Conservation Foundation – 2010 Sustainable Cities Index Comparative Table]

Darwin is the most sustainable city based on the Australian Conservation Foundation’s (ACF) 2010 Sustainable Cities Index. Through an independent review process the ACF established 15 indicators across three categories; environmental performance, quality of life and resilience. The resulting index provides a snapshot of comparative performance in each of Australia’s 20 largest cities.

Melbourne ranked seventh. Its best performance was in the density category with high scores also recorded in green building, health and education. Melbourne recorded low results in biodiversity, transport and public participation.

Melbourne City Fact Sheet
2010 Sustainable Cities Index Report

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