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European Climate Pact

Overview

Location

Sweden

Organisation type
City and town

City information

Växjö is a municipality in the central part of southern Sweden, in Kronoberg county. With a land size of 1925sq. km and a population of 94,129 inhabitants.*

*CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021

Our progress towards decarbonization

 

GHG Emissions

North Star

  • City of Växjö have a Base year emissions (absolute) target to reduce GHG emissions 100% by 2030 from a base year of 1993*
  • City of Växjö have a Base year intensity target to reduce GHG emissions 100% by 2030 from a base year of 1993*
  • Commit to setting a science-based target of 1.5°C for emissions reductions by 2021

Pledge: *Have a GHG emissions city-wide reduction target of 100% by 2050 or earlier

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (16/06/2021)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • Quantify and report all GHG emissions from sources located within the city boundary*
  • Have a recent city-wide emissions inventory or undertake it within the next two years*
  • Disclose emissions figures (direct and/or indirect) or consumption-based inventories for industrial processes and product use (IPPU), agriculture forestry and other land use (AFOLU)*
  • Have a published city plan that addresses climate change mitigation*
  • Incorporate Emissions reduction targets into the master planning of the city**
  • Join the WWF One Planet City Challenge (One Planet City Challenge (OPCC)*

MRV: *Pact MRV in place, **Publicly announced

Status date: Submitted (16/06/2021)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021

 

Energy

North Star

  • City of Växjö has a city-wide target to procure 100% of electricity from renewable sources by 2030 from a base year of 33.0% renewable electricity consumption in 1993

Pledge: Have a city-wide renewable energy / electricity target of 100%

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (16/06/2021)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • Disclose data regarding city wide renewable energy and/or energy efficiency targets and existing progress towards these
  • Measure and report the share of Hydro, Biomass, Wind, Geothermal and Solar energy sources in the city electricity mix 

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (16/06/2021)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021

 

Adaptation

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have a published city plan that addresses climate change adaptation
  • Conduct and disclose vulnerability assessments to provide estimation of the risks, hazards or vulnerability associated to climate change in their jurisdiction
  • Incorporate Adaptation targets into the master planning of the city 

MRV: Publicly announced

Status date: Submitted (16/06/2021)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021

 

Mobility

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have a municipal fleet (excluding buses) which is Electric + Hybrid + Plug in hybrid + Hydrogen surpassing 20% of the total fleet

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (16/06/2021)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021

 

Waste

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Measure and report annual solid waste generation in my city

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (16/06/2021)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021

 

Water

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have a published city Water Resource Management strategy*
  • Incorporate Water security targets into the master planning of the city**
  • Identify city's water supply risks, levels of risk, and timescale*
  • Publicly report actions undertaken for identified water risks*

MRV: *Pact MRV in place, **Publicly announced

Status date: Submitted (16/06/2021)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021

 

Health

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Identify the most significant climate hazards affecting health in the city
  • Identify which vulnerable populations are affected by climate-related impacts on health

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (16/06/2021)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021

 

Multi-topic

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Publicly disclose my city's environmental data

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (16/06/2021)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System - Cities 2021