Education, Communication, Outreach and Awareness (ECOA)
The mandate of ECOA is to build on Guelph's environmental sustainability leadership to:
- Educate, communicate, engage, and build awareness about actions that contribute to the goals of the Community Energy Initiative and other sustainability efforts at individual, group, and community-wide levels
- Build social license among members of Council and the community for Our Energy Guelph to implement city-wide actions
- Support integrated efforts to measure outcomes and demonstrate improvement
ECOA supports the work of My World, My Choice, oversees the delivery of the Planet Protector Academy program, and is providing guidance for the development of the Sustainable Citizen mobile device app. ECOA also presented Local Action on Climate Change on January 22nd, 2019.