Växjö - the Greenest City in Europe, both a vision and ambition for the municipality. Broad cooperation on many levels, unanimous politicians and long term work is important in Växjö Municipality.
The European Commission has appointed Växjö the European Green Leaf Award 2018.
During MAT, a unque event in September 2019, Växjö Municipality invited all the cities in the European Green Leaf Award-network to visit Växjö and be part of a seminarium: Sustainable food in European Green Leaf Network cities
Växjö has had an environmental programme since 2006 as steering document. But from 2018 Växjö work and focus to get a local sustainable development plan based on the UN Development Goals (also called Global Goals and Agenda 2030). The plan is to get a political decision during the end of 2019, the new steering document for sustainable development for the municipality, Sustainable Växjö 2030.