About Us

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is the leading global network of local governments dedicated to sustainability, resilience, and climate action, with more than 1,000 cities, towns, and counties around the globe. We connect leaders to share solutions and accelerate progress, and our cutting-edge tools and technical guidance help local governments reach their ambitious goals.


Our Mission

ICLEI USA’s mission is to build and serve the movement of United States local governments to persue deep reductions in carbon pollution and tangible improvements in sustainability.  Learn more about our history and future outlook.


Get Involved

About_GetInvolvedICLEI helps members exchange experience of and expertise in local climate actions through their peer network of our over 1,000 members, our expansive partner network, and through recent initiatives that enable local governments to discover and collaborate on low-emission and healthy solutions for their community.


ICLEI Board, Partners, & Staff

About_StaffICLEI USA is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of local elected officials and our executive leadership. Our staff of experts comes from a variety of fields and backgrounds, and most are based at our US headquarters in Oakland, California. All of our programs are informed by local governments, city stakeholders and other partners from the public, private and non-profit sectors—a committed network that is dedicated to helping ICLEI USA achieve its mission to strengthen US communities through smart sustainability solutions. Meet our Board of Directors, our Proud Partners, and our Staff.


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