29 Nov '13, 8pm

Did you know that the City of Vancouver won this year's Government Leadership Award for Best Green Building...

Best Green Building Policy: Vancouver, Canada, for its Greenest City 2020 Action Plan – a suite of policies and initiatives that aim to make the city the world’s greenest by 2020 – and its specific goals and strategies around green buildings. Regional Leadership Award: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for the Estidama Pearl Rating System – a comprehensive program that has implemented mandatory sustainability regulations in a city that previously had none. Urban Regeneration Award: Christchurch, New Zealand, for various policies and initiatives effecting a sustainable rebuild in a city devastated by earthquake damage. Climate Action Leadership Award: Seoul, Korea, for its One Less Nuclear Power Plant initiative – a three-year initiative that aims to reduce energy consumption in the city. Honorable Mentions: Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom, for its Food Growing and Develop...

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