Sustainability Program

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To better coordinate our response to climate change, reduce harmful emissions, and chart a more resilient future, the City of Des Moines is developing a community-wide climate action and adaptation plan.
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SustainabilityThe City of Des Moines has a focus on sustainability.  It is a part of many strategic efforts.  You'll find examples of our efforts below.

Sustainability Efforts in GuideDSM

Sustainability Efforts in PlanDSM

City Energy Project

Des Moines Benchmarking Ordinance

STAR/LEED Certification

Citizens Taskforce on Sustainability

MidAmerican Energy Franchise Agreement