Category Archives: sustainable-city-awards

Frankfurt A Model For Sustainability

Most Cities Failing On Sustainability Cities around the world are failing to meet the needs of their people, according to the inaugural Sustainable Cities Index. However, on a broad scale that measures people, planet and profit, Frankfurt is the world’s most … Continue reading

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Chicago Hosting Conference For Greener Airports

Sustainability Initiatives Transforming Air Transportation The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), in partnership with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), is pleased to announce its 8th Annual Airports Going Green Conference to be held October 26-28, 2015 at the Holiday … Continue reading

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Resilient Cities Announced by Rockefeller Foundation

Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge Today, we are excited to name the first group of cities selected through the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge – cities who have demonstrated a dedicated commitment to building their own capacities to prepare … Continue reading

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Energy Prize Awards Scheduled For January 2014

Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s leading award for innovation in renewable energy and sustainability, presented a workshop in Sweden this week. The seminar took place on the sidelines of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) meetings in Stockholm this … Continue reading

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Australia Accepting Applications For Most Sustainable Cities

Deadline Extended For Sustainability Award Participants now have until June 24th to prepare their submissions for the 2013 Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Sustainable Cities Awards Program. To complete an entry and submission, please visit the awards categories page. Penrith City … Continue reading

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The Movement Toward Sustainable Cities In U.S.

Over the past decade, more than 50 major U.S cities have taken significant steps to become more sustainable. According to OurGreenCities.com reports, there has been a focused effort to maintain and grow healthy local economies through smart growth and climate protection, … Continue reading

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Vancouver Aims To Be Greenest City By 2020

Sustainable Vancouver To become the greenest city in the world, Vancouver’s City staff are working with Council, residents, businesses, other organizations, and all levels of government to implement the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan. The Action Plan is divided into … Continue reading

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Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators Given to 11 US Teachers

The White House Council on Environmental Quality, in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has announced the winners of the 2013 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators. Eleven teachers from around the country are being recognized for their … Continue reading

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C40 & Siemens Announce Broad Collaboration on Cities and Sustainability

The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and Siemens today announced a new collaboration, both a technical partnership and a global prize competition to recognize city actions and innovation that will accelerate C40 city actions to combat the impacts of … Continue reading

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The Earth Hour City Challenge: Cities Leading The Way Towards Sustainable Future

On the eve of Earth Hour, taking place this Saturday 23 March, WWF this week announced the City of Vancouver in Canada as its Global Earth Hour City Challenge Capital 2013 at an award ceremony in Malmö, Sweden. The Earth … Continue reading

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