With Utrecht 2040, the province of Utrecht and its network partners undertake to preserve and improve the province's essential appeal as a point where knowledge and creativity gather within an attractive landscape marked by rich cultural diversity. This mission was formulated in the Treaty of Utrecht and adopted by the Provincial Council in 2010. It forms the basis for all actions taken by the province of Utrecht and its Utrecht2040 network in their ambition to achieve a future in which high-quality living conditions occupy central stage.
The Treaty of Utrecht
We want a good quality of life for all residents of our province. We strive for a sustainable Utrecht and for the preservation of the appeal of the region. We reinforce what we are good at: being a meeting point of knowledge and creativity, with a rich culture and an attractive landscape. Utrecht is unique in this combination of qualities. That is why we want to coherently develop the economy, social relations as well as the quality of the environment. We agree that as of this moment, when making important decisions For this region, we will maintain the balance between people, planet and profit. We are working on decreasing and compensating and ultimately preventing the negative impacts of our choices on other stocks, for the next generations and for other areas on earth.