Resources

Click through below to see the tools and resources available to cities at each phase of the process. For questions about Compact commitments and tools, please reference this webinar.

New Tool: ClearPath GHG Inventory Tool

New Tool: CRAFT brochure

New Tool: eLearning Modules and Training Resource

Resources for Phase 1

Register Commitment


Commit

Compact of Mayors Letter of Intent
Template letter to share your City’s commitment to the Compact of Mayors.

Download the full guide to compliance for the Compact of Mayors (PDF)
Outlines the road to compliance along with the resources that accompany each step. There is a wealth of information surrounding each badge and remaining Compact Compliant for many years after a city joins.

Reporting

Compliance Requirements (PDF)
Details on the Compact of Mayors compliance requirements and how to earn each badge.

cCR Offline Reporting Sheet (.xls)
Document that replicates the online reporting system of the carbonn® climate Registry. You do not need to register through carbonn to use this document. Using the information provided in this document, the carbonn® team will upload your data on to the online platform.

Resources for Phase 2

Take Inventory


ClearPath GHG Inventory Tool
This is an online tool to complete GHG inventories. Emissions inventories built in this tool will flow directly to the Compact of Mayors database carbonn. This tool is now available for all U.S. cities in the Compact. A tool for international cities will be coming soon.

Measurement

Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories Summary (PDF)
Executive Summary of the document that establishes the protocols for GPC reporting.

Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories Full Document (PDF)
Provides the protocols for GPC reporting.

Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories (Video)
Overview of the protocols for GPC reporting.

Reporting

cCR Offline Reporting Sheet (.xls)
Document that replicates the online reporting system of the carbonn® climate Registry. You do not need to register through carbonn to use this document. Using the information provided in this document, the carbonn® team will upload your data on to the online platform.

CDP Cities Questionnaire Guidance (PDF)
Provides an overview of the Compact of Mayors module and detailed question-level guidance.

C40 Hazard Taxonomy (PDF)
Classification of city-specific climate hazards to estalish a shared terminology of city climate hazards.

Resources for Phase 3

Create Targets and Metrics


*Coming Soon* City Action for Urban Sustainability (CURB) Tool

This tool, currently under development will enable cities to identify and prioritize GHG reduction opportunities within their communities. Inputs should primarily be the GHG inventory developed through the ClearPath measurement tool. The tool’s output is a suite of scenarios that cities can use to explore building its climate action plan, by incorporating actions in key sectors (transportation, buildings, waste management) where cities have the greatest control.

Resources for Phase 4

Establish an Action Plan


*Coming Soon* City Action for Urban Sustainability (CURB) Tool

This tool, currently under development will enable cities to identify and prioritize GHG reduction opportunities within their communities. Inputs should primarily be the GHG inventory developed through the ClearPath measurement tool. The tool’s output is a suite of scenarios that cities can use to explore building its climate action plan, by incorporating actions in key sectors (transportation, buildings, waste management) where cities have the greatest control.