Top 10 Cities Leading in Urban Sustainability

Cities have leapt ahead of slow-moving bureaucratic national governments to create more sustainable living environments.

This year, C40 and Siemens have picked 10 cities that are leaders in urban transportation, carbon measurement and planning, energy efficient buildings, air quality, green energy, adaptation, sustainable communities and waste management.

Projects for consideration were culled from both C40 members and the 120 cities profiled in its Green City Index. An independent seven-member panel of former mayors, architects and representatives from the World Bank, C40 and Siemens picked the winning city projects in 10 categories.

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