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Size8 sq miles

The City of Santa Monica achieved LEED Platinum certification for implementing practical and measurable strategies and solutions aimed at improving sustainability and the standard of living for Santa Monica residents. LEED for Cities evaluated the City of Santa Monica’s performance on energy, water, waste, transportation, education, health, safety, prosperity, and equitability outcomes.

“For more than 25 years we have been using the power of community to enhance our resources, prevent harm to the natural environment and human health, and benefit the social and economic well-being of the community for the sake of current and future generations,” said Shannon Parry, the City’s Chief Sustainability Officer. “This recognition is an acknowledgment of those efforts and an invitation to celebrate our successes. It is also an opportunity to look forward and identify new places to lead and to make positive change with and for our community.”

Certification Type: LEED v4.1 for Cities: Existing

Level: Platinum

Points: 83

Certification Date: December 10, 2021

Watch this video from Mayor Himmelrich.