In an innovative endeavor, eight of the largest organizations
in Leon County have pledged to collectively tackle some of the
community's biggest sustainability topics like waste, energy, and transportation. The member organizations who signed the pledge,
called the Capital Area Sustainability Compact, are
Florida A&M University, Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare,
Florida State University, the City of Tallahassee, Leon County Schools, Tallahassee Community College, Capital Regional Medical Center,
and Leon County Government.
The member organizations created the Compact to establish
a platform where members can share information, identify
collaboration opportunities, and find solutions for shared
The Compact members signed onto the Compact through an agreement that pledges each organization will create an internal sustainability action plan for their respective organization, and work in close collaboration with other Compact members to develop a joint strategy to minimize the community footprint, reduce community greenhouse gas emissions and drive sustainable action in the Capital Area.