Carmel Green Initiative

Carmel Green Initiative is a coalition of citizens and community groups who promote and support the City of Carmel's commitment to reducing our impact on the environment and meeting the climate challenge.

Our goals include reducing energy waste, promoting clean, renewable, and smart energy solutions, and educating the public.

Our collective action as good stewards will improve the quality of life in Carmel, Indiana, and the natural environment of our world.

Our Mission

To create awareness and understanding of the connection between Carmel citizens and our impact on the environment so we may leave the world a better place.

To promote and support the City of Carmel's commitment to carbon reduction initiatives, as stated in the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement signed by Mayor Brainard.

To reduce energy waste and pollution, thereby cutting our dependence on fossil fuels, benefiting public health and saving money.

To inspire individuals to take small actions, which cumulatively can significantly increase the sustainability of our local and global resources.

For Earth Day 2011, CGI is sponsoring an Earth Hour/Earth Day K-12 Student Art Contest.  For more details, please visit: