County of Santa Clara Sustainability Master Plan
Building a livable, equitable,
and resilient community.
The County Sustainability Master Plan presents a vision and roadmap to build and maintain a healthy and safe County by reducing climate pollution, adapting to a changing global climate, enhancing natural resources and the environment, fostering a prosperous and just regional economy, and meeting the needs of current and future generations to ensure all people have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential.
How is the County doing so far?
Explore the Priority Areas to see progress on strategies within each of
eight Priority Areas goals or the Data Dashboard for progress highlights.
Priority Areas and Goals
The vision is achieved through promoting strategies and solutions across four Priority Areas that combined include 8 goals, 30 strategies, and 90 targets to monitor the implementation of the County’s sustainability vision.
Reduces greenhouse gases
and builds resilience
to the threats of
climate change and
Protects, enhances, and restores natural resources and habitats and reduces the cumulative impacts
of environmental hazards.
Protects and improves the health of the community
and the conditions in
places where people live, learn, work, and play.
Builds financial security
and prosperity for
all and promotes