Economic development is fundamental to a healthy and sustainable city.
Economic Development Strategy
The Economic Development Strategy [PDF - 1.5 MB] has been developed to strengthen and diversify the local economy and identify opportunities that are focused on environmental services, green technology, sustainable building strategies and environmentally-friendly sectors of the economy.
In working towards the vision of being the most livable city in Canada, the economic, social and environmental elements of our community must be supported and nurtured. The City of Victoria grants program is one way of supporting this growth.
Growing the Green Economy
Victoria is one of many communities this is striving for innovative economic development that considers, and maximizes, environmental and social outcomes.
Two new reports outline the current economic landscape of Greater Victoria, and propose how to build on current successes. To read these reports and learn more about growing the Green Economy in Victoria, click here.
Downtown Victoria Business Association Green Index
Are you looking for innovative green building tips and best practices, ways to cut costs through energy efficiency, ideas for how to create a sustainable purchasing policy or ideas relating to lowering your carbon footprint relating to transportation and waste?
The Green Index offers local solutions and inspiration for businesses looking to become more sustainable and more competitive in Victoria.
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