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2014-04-04 12:21:57

LONDON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today announced the addition of Boston - the largest city in New England - to its growing network, making it the 67(th) global city to become a member. "I am excited to welcome Boston to the C40. Founded in 1630, the city has a history of developing and successfully implementing innovative solutions to urban challenges," said C40 Chair, Mayor Eduardo Paes of Rio de Janeiro. "Boston,...

2014-02-05 00:20:28

C40 cities deliver on climate action, nearly doubling reported activities compared to 2011 and proving C40's collaborative, global model is working JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) released landmark research today demonstrating a clear trend of expanding and accelerating climate action in the world's megacities. Climate actions, such as implementing rigorous energy efficiency regulations for buildings, instituting bus rapid...

2013-12-17 08:23:23

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes begins tenure as C40 Chair; Former Chair New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg named President of C40 Board; Former London Mayoral Adviser and Director of ARUP Mark Watts appointed as C40 Executive Director; C40 announces new Board of Directors, including outgoing Executive Director Jay Carson; Strategic funding commitments by CIFF, Realdania and Bloomberg Philanthropies NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the C40 Cities...

2013-11-26 12:22:52

Mayor Bloomberg To Stay On As President Of The C40 Board NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) announced that Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes has been elected to succeed New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg as the new Chair of the C40 Steering Committee. Mayor Bloomberg will stay on as President of the C40 Board. The Steering Committee is made up of Berlin, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, Houston, Jakarta,...

2013-06-03 12:23:20

ZUG, Switzerland, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE: AWH) announced today that Allied World will host a panel at the C40 Cities Climate Adaptation and Risk Assessment Workshop. The event will be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from June 3-6, 2013. The workshop will reconvene the Connecting Delta Cities network and will be the inaugural gathering of the new network of C40 cities focused on Climate Adaptation Risk Assessment. The goal of the...

2013-05-06 16:22:44

C40 Risk Assessment Framework will help cities prioritize investment in climate actions NEW YORK, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today announced a new Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action that will help cities better prepare for natural disasters and severe weather incidents. The new C40 Risk Assessment Framework will create a common approach for cities to assess climate risk and provide a process to help cities...

2013-03-12 16:21:08

Global mayors to convene to highlight crucial role of megacities in tackling climate change and reducing climate risks NEW YORK, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Chair of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau announced today that the city of Johannesburg, South Africa has been selected to host the fifth biennial C40 Cities Mayors Summit in February 2014. During the summit, hundreds of urban and...