Taking Action for a Sustainable Future

Our Commitment to Environmental Sustainability

As a state government agency, we understand the importance of environmental stability and the role that we play in promoting sustainability and protecting our natural resources for future generations. That is why we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the environment and being a leader in environmental sustainability.

We are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and minimizing our impact on the environment through various initiatives, such as implementing energy-efficient practices, reducing waste, and promoting sustainable transportation options. We also strive to educate the public on the importance of environmental sustainability and encourage them to take action in their daily lives.

In addition, we work closely with other state agencies, businesses, and community organizations to collaborate on initiatives that will have a lasting impact on the environment. We believe that by coming together, we can achieve more and create a more sustainable future for all.

Our ultimate goal is to create a state that is environmentally stable, sustainable, and thriving. We are proud of the progress that we have made so far, but we recognize that there is still much work to be

Executive Order 80: North Carolina's Commitment to Address Climate Change and Transition to a Clean Energy Economy

Governor Roy Cooper laid out a series of goals for the state to strive to accomplish by 2025. Our department is working hard to reduce our environmental impact both here in NC and on the world. Here is what we are doing each day to help!

Full description of the order and directives 


Reduction statewide greenhouse gas emissions

Below 2005 levels