C40 Cities San Francisco and Buenos Aires were among the four finalists of the 2012 Sustainable Transport Award, granted each year by a committee that includes the most respected organizations working internationally on this issue.
London Mayor Boris Johnson’s plan to retrofit the city’s public buildings is hitting a new milestone. Four hundred buildings are on track for being retrofitted under the innovative program, the Mayor’s office said today, with one hundred of those participating in the program by May of this year.
Bogota, Colombia has launched an innovative pilot project to spur the use of electric vehicles (EVs) in its center-city taxi fleet. With this announcement, Bogota joins fellow C40 Cities such as London and Houston in taking action on EVs, as participants in the 17-member C40-CCI Electric Vehicle Network.
A project developed in collaboration with C40 and the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) received a National Energy Conservation Award by India’s Ministry of Power last month. The project to retrofit the Inorbit Mall Malad, one of India’s largest indoor shopping malls, picked up second place for "Excellence in Energy Conservation and Management."