Green Map® System promotes inclusive participation in sustainable community development worldwide, using mapmaking as the medium.
The Green Map network supports locally-led Green Map projects as they create perspective-changing community ‘portraits’ which act as comprehensive inventories for decision-making and as practical guides for residents and tourists.
Over 500 unique, vibrant Green Maps have published to date, and another 275 are interactive Open Green Maps. Hundreds more have been created in classrooms and workshops by youth and adults. Both the mapmaking process and the resulting Green Maps have tangible effects that:
Green Map System has been developed collaboratively since 1995, and the movement has spread to over 800 cities, towns and villages in 64 countries.