IBE, in partnership with Linnean Solutions, guided the City of Fountain, Colorado in the creation of a vision, goals, and strategies for an internal sustainability action plan.

In recognizing the importance of sustainability in its growing community, the City of Fountain brought on IBE and Linnean Solutions to develop a sustainability action plan and help position the City as a sustainability leader in the community. IBE co-facilitated strategic visioning sessions with City staff and conducted interviews with key City departments to assess collective challenges and opportunities to integrating sustainability into City operations. The resulting action plan guides opportunities to integrate sustainability initiatives into City planning processes, improve building performance, and engage staff in sustainability activities.

Key Outcomes

  • Greater alignment of City staff around a vision of sustainability
  • Positioning of the City as a leader in sustainability for the community


  • Five-year internal City Sustainability Action Plan