The 2015 Finalists

33 Finalists have been selected for this year’s C40 Cities Awards. Visit the Finalist profiles for more information. 

Carbon Measurement & Planning

  • Portland - 2015 Climate Action Plan
  • Seoul - Promise of Seoul
  • Vancouver - Greenest City Action Plan (GCAP)

Adaptation Planning & Assessment

  • Melbourne - Melbourne's Integrated Climate Adaptation Model    
  • New Orleans - Re-envisioning the Urban Delta, a Visionary Approach for Urban-Coastal Adaptation
  • Rotterdam - Rotterdam Adaptation Strategy

Building Energy Efficiency

  • New York - One City: Built to Last, and the Buildings Technical Working Group
  • Seoul - Building Retrofit Project
  • Sydney - Residential Apartments Sustainability Plan

Green Energy

  • Amman - Amman EV Solar Charging
  • Vancouver - Vancouver Neighbourhood Energy Strategy
  • Washington, DC - District of Columbia Government Wind Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)

Finance & Economic Development

  • Johannesburg - Green Bond
  • London - London Green Fund (LGF)
  • Toronto - Toronto Atmospheric Fund

Solid Waste

  • Durban - Buffelsdraai Landfill Footprint and Buffer Management
  • Milan - Waste Management in Milan - Foodwaste Collection
  • Wuhan - Ecological Restoration Project of Jinkou Landfill
  • Yokohama - Yokohama 3R Dream Plan

Adaptation Implementation

  • Cape Town - Water Conservation and Demand Management (WCWDM) Programme
  • Copenhagen - Klimakvarter Østerbro – Climate Resilient Neighbourhood
  • Jakarta - Socially Inclusive Climate Adaptation for Urban Revitalisation Project
  • Paris – The Paris Greening Programme

Smart Cities & Smart Community Engagement

  • Boston - Greenovate Boston
  • Melbourne - Smart Blocks
  • New York - GreeNYC

Sustainable Communities

  • Johannesburg - Corridors of Freedom
  • Stockholm - Stockholm Royal Seaport (SRS)
  • Wuhan - Construction of Gutian Ecological New Town in Hanjiangwan

Transportation

  • Buenos Aires - Metrobus
  • London & Bogotá - Global Clean Bus Declaration and Summit
  • Nanjing - Nanjing New Energy Vehicle Promotion
  • Singapore - Making Public Transport the Choice Mode of Travel, and Facilitating Active Mobility (i.e. walking and cycling)