Resilient Cities – 7th Global Convening Underway in Bonn

Resilient Cities – The Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation is underway.  ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the World Mayors Council on Climate Change and the City of Bonn, Germany launched Resilient Cities, the first World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change in 2010. From the conference in Bonn, ICLEI Secretary […]

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U.S. Mayors Step Up As Key Advocates for Climate Change Action during UN Conference in Paris

WASHINGTON, DC –– A coalition of U.S. mayors and city officials announced today that they will join the UN Conference of Parties (COP) meeting in Paris in December to showcase their cities’ climate leadership and call for an ambitious international agreement that addresses our climate crisis and supports further action at the local level. This […]

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Biggest US Cities Setting Unprecedented Emissions Reductions Goals to Fight Climate Change

Some of the largest cities in the country, including New York, Chicago, Atlanta and 34 others have already set emissions reductions goals of 80 percent or higher by 2050, aligning with the scientific consensus of what will be required to avoid the most disastrous effects of climate change, finds a new report by World Wildlife […]

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EnergySage and ICLEI ally to help local governments boost solar energy adoption in their communities

BOSTON, MA and OAKLAND, CA – August 4, 2015 EnergySage and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability USA today announced that they have allied to help municipalities reach their renewable energy goals by advancing solar adoption in their communities. The organizations have rolled out the EnergySage online solar marketplace to ICLEI local government members, enabling […]

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ICLEI USA & Office Depot Award 4 Cities $20,000

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BOCA RATON, Fla.— ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability- USA (ICLEI), and Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, today announced $20,000 in support to each of the four winning cities of the national Green Business Challenge. The money will fund each city’s respective Green Business Challenge implementation […]

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Office Depot And ICLEI Announce Expansion of National Green Business Challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Following Success of Challenges in Chicago, Austin and other Locations, Innovative Public-Private Partnership Set to Expand to Four Additional Cities in 2013 Apr 17, 2013 BOCA RATON, Fla.–Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the expansion of its Public- Private Partnership with ICLEI–Local Governments for […]

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