Riga was one of the first capitals to sign the Covenant of Mayors in 2008. Through
cooperating with other cities in the implementation of a number of energy efficiency
projects, Riga has been able to introduce new innovative technologies that add to our
comfort and make our lives more environment-friendly. Together with our partners we
are committed to bringing our city closer to a smart city’s status.
Nils Ušakovs Mayor of Riga
"Looking into the future, we will uphold our vision and mission to promote Smart City development in Hong Kong. We will support the development of Hong Kong's knowledge-based economy, and enhance quality of life by increasing global cooperation on the building of Smart Cities as we develop Hong Kong as the world's leading Smart City. I wish everyone will support us actively, let us unite to build a smarter and better Hong Kong!" said Eric Yeung Chuen-sing
Yerevan, Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Santiago, Beijing, Zagreb, Prague, Santo Domingo, Quito, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Calabria, Osaka, Mexico City, Asunción, Lima, Warsaw, Lisbon, Moscow, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cádiz, Guadix, Madrid, Oviedo, Salamanca, Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Vigo, Miami, Montevideo
The City set a global goal for 2030: to reduce GHG emissions by 30% compared with 2008 levels, in a business as usual scenario (BAU). By enhancing green spaces and planting trees and plants, the temperature of Buenos Aires is expected to fall by up to 6ºC by 2034. Green motorways and macro-blocks are also contemplated in the plan, the latter aiming for a 50% reduction in levels of noise pollution, and a 97% reduction in CO2 emissions.
Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri: “If you want to have a modern city you need to adapt and evolve. Every week cities receive hundreds of citizens that come to look for a job or new experiences or simply to have fun and they all demand quality services.”
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Republic of Singapore
3.000.000 - 10.000.000
Growth Forecast p.a.:
2% - 3%
The Helix, Singapore Sports Hub, Singapore Flyer, Fusionopolis, CapitaGreen,New IT infrastructure at One North, Labrador Nature and Coastal Walk, Office Realtime, Project Max10 for BHP Billiton, Thomson Line, Singapore
Singapore communicates that it intends to reduce its Emissions Intensity by 36% from 2005 levels by 2030, and stabilise its emissions with the aim of peaking around 2030.,, Singapore pledged to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 16% below business-as-usual (BAU) levels in 2020
“The NDMC is going to become a ‘Smart City.’ I think, no city will become smart only by building good roads. It will become smart when people’s lives also become smart. We have to make their lives smart first,” said Kejriwal.
Reduce, reuse and recycle (30%-50% of waste reductions) Save 1.2 tons of carbon dioxide annually.Reduce Electricity Demand by 30-50% savings Sustainable Water Water consumption by reducing 15-30% of potable water consumption per house Towards Reduced Carbon Footprint 30% - 50% WASTE REDUCTION (Household Waste) REDUCE Water Consumption (Safe Freshwater & Avoid Discharge) 15% - 30% REDUCTION on potable water consumption per house REDUCE Energy Consumption (Energy Efficiency & Renewable Source) 15% - 30% SAVINGS on electricity demand 15% - 20% CARBON REDUCTION 100% NEIGHBOURHOOD PERMEABILITY 50% PUBLIC TRANSPORT USERS BALANCE Earthworks & Green Density (No import & Export) 12 sq. meter Green Space / Person 80% REDUCTION Earthwork Volume Low Carbon City with a High Quality of Life SUSTAINABILITY PRINCIPLES
THE VISION “Kazan Smart City is a Global Smart Sustainable City where it will be the Centre of Excellence for International Business & Knowledge Development that will create a Sustainable Economic Region and High Quality of Life”
Our Renewable City Strategy sets the stage for Vancouver to accelerate our success. We are building an
economy that is more diverse and resilient, has inclusive employment opportunities, and which further
establishes Vancouver as a global green capital.
Embracing renewable energy is crucial to restoring our climate and environment, and generates remarkable
economic opportunities. It’s also about improving quality of life, health and affordability—now and for
I look forward to working with you all in the coming months and years to quicken the pace. We must focus our
ambition, ingenuity and teamwork to transform Vancouver and all of the world’s cities and communities to
100% Renewable. For the good of our world and all who live here, Mayor of Vancouver, Gregor Robertson
1.New York City's greenhouse gas emissions will be 80 percent lower by 2050 than in 2005.
2.New York City will send zero waste to landfills by 2030.
3. New York City will have the best air quality among all large U.S. cities by 2030.
4. New York City will clean up contaminated land to address disproportionately high exposures in low-income communities and convert land to safe and beneficial use.
5. New York City will mitigate neighborhood flooding and offer high-quality water services.
Developer and Engineers who are able to build the city of tomorrow
Mayor Bill de Blasio said "Climate change represents one of the greatest challenges to our city, which is why we've committed to an 80 percent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. "To move us toward our goals, we'll need the city's brightest minds and ideas, which is why Urban Tech NYC is so important. By providing our most talented visionaries with the space and resources they need to grow, we're acting on our commitments to entrepreneurs, to innovation, and to a smarter and more equitable New York."