• 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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    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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    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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  • Event

    Women4Climate

    March 15, 2017 - March 15, 2017 New York City

    More than 300 guests from around the world gathered to celebrate women’s leadership in tackling climate change. We heard from mayors, citizens and businesses on the many ways women are already building a greener future, and overcoming barriers to leadership positions.

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