Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle released the 2021 Cook County Sustainability Report on Friday, April 22, highlighting the county’s efforts to support healthy and resilient communities that thrive economically, socially and environmentally.
Since 2010, emissions from county-owned buildings have been reduced by 40%, according to the report. In 2020, the county’s overall operations emissions were down 10.7% from the previous year.
“Climate change is an urgent threat to us all, but especially to underserved communities and communities of color,” Preckwinkle said. “The . . .