Press Release: C40 Welcomes Tshwane As 70th Member City

(London, UK) – November 6, 2014 – The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) is pleased to welcome its newest member city – Tshwane of South Africa joins as the first C40 Innovator City from the African continent, a category reserved for cities with smaller populations that have shown clear leadership in environmental and climate change work.

“As mayor of a city from the Global South committed to sustainable economic development, I am pleased to see the increasingly diverse global membership of our network, which provides more opportunities for cities to share similar challenges and collaborate on solutions,” said C40 Chair, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes. “The addition of Tshwane to C40 will enrich the value of the C40 network for all cities.” 

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