ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability (or simply ICLEI) is an international non-governmental organization that promotes sustainable development. ICLEI provides technical consulting to local governments to meet sustainability objectives.
|Industry||Sustainable Development at the local level|
|Founded||1990, New York City, U.S.|
|Headquarters||Kaiser-Friedrich-Str. 7, 53113 Bonn, Germany|
Number of employees
|approximately 400 (worldwide)|
Founded in 1990 and formerly known as the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives, the international association was established when more than 200 local governments from 43 countries convened at its inaugural conference, the World Congress of Local Governments for a Sustainable Future, at the United Nations in New York in September 1990.
As of 2021, ICLEI has more than 20 offices around the world.