C40 in the News
Facilities Management: Cities from India, Philippines, UAE join C40 network to reduce climate impact
Facilities managers in cities in India, the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates may see an increased emphasis city-wide on actions to save energy and water and otherwise reduce the cities' environmental impact, as a result of their recent alliance with a global network of municipalities. The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) recently welcomed Bengaluru, India; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and Quezon City, Philippines, to its global network...
Informed Infrastructure: Fortune’s First “Change the World” List Features Arup
Arup exerts a positive influence on the wider world by investing in research, innovating and creating better solutions, and putting sustainability at the heart of its work. Notable projects have included collaborating with C40 Cities in developing “Climate Action in Megacities 2.0”, an opportunities and baseline report which shows a clear trend of expanding climate action in cities.
Cities Today: Accelerating Building Efficiency Improvements in Latin America
NPR: Mayors call for city climate action amid Congressional ‘gridlock’
The Mayors National Climate Action Agenda [is] pressing for global policies to curb climate change...“We call on our federal leaders to pursue the strongest possible agreement in Paris and urge our fellow mayors to help us convey this message by signing the Compact of Mayors, committing to city-level climate action plans,” the group said.
Yahoo! Finance: U.S. Mayors Step Up As Key Advocates for Climate Change Action during UN Conference in Paris
A coalition of U.S. mayors and city officials announced today that they will join the UN Conference of Parties (COP) meeting in Paris in December to showcase their cities' climate leadership and call for an ambitious international agreement... This group of mayors, called the Local Climate Leaders Circle...is coordinated in partnership by World Wildlife Fund (WWF), ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability, National League of Cities, and U.S. Green Building Council in association with the Compact of Mayors and C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group.