• Event

    2018 Women4Climate Conference, Mexico City

    February 26, 2018 Calle de Tacuba 17, Centro Histórico, Centro, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

    C40's 2nd annual Women4Climate conference will bring together global mayors, business leaders and innovative changemakers who are committed to taking climate action and creating more sustainable and inclusive communities. In Mexico City, it will be clear that when it comes to climate action, the future is female!

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  • Blog post

    To build on the incredible momentum from our inaugural Women4Climate conference, C40 has created a series of posters for download and use at the upcoming March for Science on Earth Day (April 22) and People’s Climate March (April 29). Let's ensure the voices of women and all citizens concerned with this urgent issue are heard during these pivotal events. Help us bring the Women4Climate movement to the streets by using one of our posters! 

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  • Blog post

    Fumiko Hayashi has been Mayor of Yokohama since 2009 and is the first woman to hold the post. Her previous roles have included president of BMW Tokyo, president of Tokyo Nissan Auto Sales, and chairperson and CEO of the Japanese supermarket chain Daiei.

    In 2006, Forbes magazine named her 39th most powerful woman in the world, the highest rank for a Japanese woman. Ms. Hayashi is the president of Mayors Association of Designated cities in Japan, and also serves as the member of the Council for Gender Equality of the Cabinet Office of Japan. She has also written several books on management and workforce relationship.

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  • Blog post

    The primary purpose of any government is to protect its citizens. Climate change poses a unique and growing threat to the lives, health and jobs of people in every city, state and around the world. The policies and budget priorities announced by President Trump in recent weeks threaten to undermine America’s global leadership on tackling climate change. If enacted this will be bad for the United States and bad for the planet.

    It is now clearer than ever that cities must play a critical role in delivering the ambition of the Paris Agreement and prevent devastating impacts of climate change.

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