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 as well as Youth Action on Climate Change, oversees the delivery of the Planet Protector Academy program, and is collaborating with Random Acts of Green to bring their mobile device app to Guelph. ECOA also presented Local Action on Climate Change on January 22nd, 2019.