16 Jun '12, 12pm

New Report - Inspiring Examples of Transformative Actions by Cities & Local Governments #greeneconomy #RioPlus20

New Report - Inspiring Examples of Transformative Actions by Cities & Local Governments #greeneconomy #RioPlus20

A public-private partnership in Pangkalpinang, Indonesia, has transformed an old tin-mining area into a botanical garden with new ecological services, including water supplies, for local communities Tokyo has developed a Green Cap and Trade System in addition to a Green Buildings programme to reduce carbon emissions by a quarter by 2020, compared to 2000 levels Bonn, Germany, is promoting the purchase of sustainable goods and services, acting as a catalyst for the greening of supply chains beyond the city limits Bogota, Colombia, has pioneered creative and integrated land-use planning and is well-known for its bus rapid-transit system Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has applied integrated coastal management by establishing urban development boundaries - setting aside critical areas and designating non-developments zones San Jose, United States, has introduced a green buil...

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