Bornova Municipality is a city in İzmir County. Bornova has targeted 25 % reduction in its absolute CO2e emissions by the year 2020. As an administrative region in Greater İzmir, Bornova has a population growth rate above the national average of 1,2 %, at around 3,5%. The urbanization rate of Bornova is 91 %,being higher than the national average of 75 %. Bornova also has a relatively larger industrial and commercial activity within İzmir compared to other counties.The city is on the main transit roads from Aydın, Manisa, İstanbul and Çanakkale and also is home to the İzmir bus terminal. The long term vision of Bornova Municipality is consistent with its plans to reduce its carbon footprint; i.e. urban renewal and upgrading as well as decarbonizing and optimizing transport options.As can be seen from the baseline inventory, which does not include the industry contribution, the two main sources of GHG emission in Bornova are the built environment (i.e. emissions from the building stock) and transport emissions.