03 Jun '11, 7pm

Why Cities' Climate Change Strategies are Good for Businesses | Business | GreenBiz.com

Why Cities' Climate Change Strategies are Good for Businesses | Business | GreenBiz.com

Cities' climate change-related projects often have a ripple effect on businesses, whether towns are putting more renewable energy in the electrical grid, expanding recycling systems or adding bicycle lanes. For those wanting to know how the biggest cities in the world are tackling climate change, a report from the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group looks at 4,700-plus actions being taken by 40 cities from New York to Moscow, Toronto to Johannesburg, Hong Kong to Amsterdam, and elsewhere in between. While the report, Climate Action in Megacities , is mainly focused on actions that cities are taking in areas they directly control, some initiatives are geared toward businesses within their borders or can tie into companies' own sustainability efforts. To improve the performance of buildings, the C40 cities mainly provide financial incentives or disincentives related to energ...

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