Sustainable San Mateo County Indicators Report

Sustainable San Mateo County

Sustainable San Mateo County publishes an annual edition of "Indicators for a Sustainable San Mateo County: A Yearly Report Card." The report, which evaluates 31 indicators of the sustainability of our communities' health, strives to educate our citizens and leaders about sustainable thinking so that someday we will meet our current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.

Examples of indicators examined are:

  • The Economy: Jobs
  • Housing: Affordability
  • Population
  • Crime
  • Transportation: Vehicle Travel and Public Transit

The reports may be downloaded or ordered. The report includes an executive summary. A snapshot of sustainability in each city in the county is also included.


About SSMC

Sustainable San Mateo County (SSMC) is dedicated to the long-term health of our county's economy, social equity and the environment by educating about sustainability. SSMC's indicators report is the only countywide report that tracks major economic, social, and environmental issues in one document.

In addition to publishing the indicators report, SSMC hosts an annual Sustainability Awards program to recognize San Mateo County businesses, community groups, and individuals that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to bringing sustainable practices to their work.

To learn more about what you can do to improve San Mateo County's sustainability, visit SSMC's website www.sustainablesanmateo.org.