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Award winning cities rising to the challenge of sustainability measures on a citywide scale - and it's working!

Government Leadership Awards Applaud Cities Transforming Built Environments November 20, 2013 at 9:50 AM . Warsaw, Poland (20 November 2013): Cities working to transform the built environment and realise the vision of a sustainable future are among the winners of the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) Government Leadership Awards, announced today in Warsaw. Held in partnership with ICLEI and UN-HABITAT, this prestigious international awards program honors local government leadership in green building and highlights policies that maximise the opportunity for buildings to mitigate environmental impact. The biennial awards were first held in 2011, and aim to encourage the uptake of high-quality policies and practices around the world. “The Government Leadership Awards are an important vehicle to recognise, motivate and promote local governments to advance in their ef...

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