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Cities can lead in Climate Change fight

29 finalist cities competing in 10 categories for the initial City Climate Leadership Awards, which provide global recognition for C40 Cities that are demonstrating climate action leadership.

Future Cape Town in New York

Future Cape Town will be travelling to New York between May 25 and June 10 to participate in a conference at the Harvard Business Club, and meet with people and organisations operating in the field of urbanism.

Rashiq Fataar will be attending the Harvard Business Review and Siemens’ Future Influencers Global Meeting on May 27-29 in New York City in his capacity as Managing Director of Future Cape Town, and as a member of Future Influencers. Future Influencers is a global think tank, initiated by Siemens, connecting today’s and tomorrow’s thought leaders, on key future sustainability topics – through networking, debates and collecting ideas.

London-Picadilly-Night

Imagine living in a future New York, Copenhagen or London

A film exploring future scenarios of city life in London, New York and Copenhagen. It looks at urbanization trends challenging cities around the world and solutions featured in the Crystal

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London’s new landmark unveiled

London’s new landmark, The Crystal, is unveiled in spectacular fashion.

CityTalk +Rio

Jobs, Energy and Cities on the road to Rio +20

[ June 11, 2012; ] Seven critical issues will be at the forefront of discussions and receive ‘priority attention’ at the upcoming Rio+20 Summit. The broad range of issues on the agenda includes decent jobs, energy, sustainable cities, food security and sustainable agriculture, water, oceans and disaster readiness.

With growing calls to move from policies to action, the challenge has been set for all stakeholders – including citizens […]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Green are Africa’s cities? Cities from the south and the north of Africa deli

INFOGRAPHIC: How Green are Africa’s cities?

How green are Africa’s cities? Siemens publishes African Green City Index analyzing 15 major cities in 11 African countries

7 of 17: and the greenest African cities are…

In our 7th article in a series of 17 Sustainable Ideas for COP17, we review the results of The African Green City Index after the press conference today at the Local Government Pavilion of the Climate Change Response Expo. The press conference was hosted by Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affais, Siegmar Proebstl, CEO of Siemens Africa, Delia Meth-Cohn, Editorial Director of CEMEA and the Mayor of Durban, James Nxumalo.