In 2012, Fall River became
the first city in the USA (and one of the first in the world) to adopt the most
widely used standard in the world for sustainability reporting. Below are
highlights plus links to FAQs, a press release, and the full report. We welcome
HIGHLIGHTS – Fall River:
carbon emissions equivalent to taking 2,300 cars off the road.
solid waste (40.2%) and water use (13.3%) while increasing recycling rates.
transparency: this report contains over 67 indicators of progress.
13,400 acre bioreserve with 2 endangered and 6 other rare animal species.
historic sites and creating green spaces.
neighborhoods with the Building Blocks Program.
managing finances, including a balanced budget.
transparency: this report contains over
67 measures of progress, making this an A level report according to the Global
Reporting Initiative’s G3 standard.
Click here to visit:
2012 Fall River Sustainability
Press Release: Fall River
publishes first GRI-guided sustainability report by a city in the USA
Frequently Asked Questions