The BRAL « is an urban movement fighting for a sustainable Brussels ». The citizen organization aims to support citizen initiatives, provide advice to local authorities, and more while maintaining an a Brussels which is respectful to the environment and accessible to all. The BRAL operates around key themes such as efficient and participatory urban development, improved air quality, and a green economy.
The BRAL believes it is important to gather, analyze, and disseminate knowledge regarding topics of sustainability to the public. As a result of this belief, the BRAL issues four publications a year that highlight central issues of Brussels, including the position(s) of the BRAL on the given challenge of sustainable living. Past newsletters have discussed citizen science, air quality, new metro lines, and more. The BRAL newsletter also informs the public about local upcoming events. See more.