Malibu Certified as a “Blue City” by Non-Profit Project O

September 22 15:33 2021
Malibu Certified as a "Blue City" by Non-Profit Project O

Project O recently certified Malibu as a Blue City.
Program Recognizes Cities Committed to Healthy Waterways and Oceans

September 22, 2021 – The non-profit organization Project O is proud to certify the City of Malibu as a “Blue City” through the Blue City Network (BCN), a certification process using a data-driven approach to assessing communities’ efforts towards protecting our world’s oceans. Upon certification, participants become part of the Blue City Network, a coalition of communities from around the world that collaborate in their ongoing quest to become true champions of the environment.

Malibu completed a thorough assessment of its current environmental initiatives and programs, resulting in a rating based on the total cumulative score of points achieved. Malibu scored 360 points out of a possible 500, placing them in the Ocean Champion Tier.

“We’re honored to welcome Malibu as the newest member of the Blue City Network. This certification proves that Malibu has taken measurable action through policy and conservancy to protect the ocean & waterways,” said Evelina Marchetti, Executive Director Of Operations.

“Malibu’s lifestyle revolves around enjoying our beautiful ocean and mountain surroundings, and the City was founded on principles of environmental protection, so we are honored to be named a Blue City,” said Mayor Paul Grisanti. “We have a long record as a leader on environmental policies and protections and we look forward to collaborating with fellow Blue Cities on environmental issues.”

The Blue City Network Certification allows communities to credibly and transparently track progress toward overall sustainability objectives. The assessment focuses on four solution areas: Waste Minimization; Climate Protection and Community Resilience; Water Quality and Efficiency; and Healthy Ecosystems. Participants also gain access to proven resources and blueprints provided by top environmental nonprofits, cities, and governmental agencies working with the BCN. Other certified Blue cities include Manhattan Beach, Imperial Beach, and Santa Monica.

The Blue City Network is supported by Project O, a non-profit, 501c3 organization founded by noted entrepreneur Rich German and based in the coastal town of Laguna Beach, California. By restoring, protecting, and sustaining the ocean and all that lives in it, Project O ensures the wellbeing of humankind now and for generations to come through various programs and projects, such as developing and supporting innovative partner programs for ocean conservation, and educating the next generation to protect the ocean and make cleaning up plastic pollution a priority.

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For more information, please contact Evelina Marchetti at [email protected]

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