07 Jul '11, 3pm

Study names SF as greenest major US city.

Study names SF as greenest major US city.

San Francisco is the overall leader in the Green City Index. It is one of the smallest cities in terms of area, but it is the second most-densely populated one with 4.3 million people living in the metropolitan area. San Francisco is a major financial hub, but tourism and the high-tech sector also drive the local economy, generating a GDP of $60,300 per person. The city's performance in the Index, according to Siemens Corp., is partly due to partnering with the private sector on innovative green initiatives, such as energy-awareness programs and the promotion of environmentally friendly commuting.

Full article: http://www.eco-structure.com/green-communities/study-name...

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