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Sha Zukang, Secretary-General,
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

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Sustainable Cities 2012

Launched in 2012, in partnership with C40 Cities, ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability), the International Association of Public Transport, the UNEP Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative and the World Green Building Council, this publication features contributions from key figures including:

  • foreword by Sha Zukang, Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development;
  • Edward Paes, Mayor of the City of Rio de Janeiro;
  • Jane Henley, Chief Executive Officer, World Green Building Council;
  • Walker Wells, Green Urbanism Program Director, Global Green USA;
  • Maria van der Hoven, Executive Director, the International Energy Agency (IEA);
  • Alan Flausch, Secretary General, International Association of Public Transport (UITP);
  • Loïc Fauchon, President, World Water Council;
  • Jeff Cooper, President, the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA);
  • Shaun McCarthy, Chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012.

The publication is distributed to over 30,000 contacts in hardcopy and electronic format to:

  • Heads of Procurement and Policy in Local Government and via our ICLEI and C40 partners;
  • Delegates at events at Rio+20 in Rio de Janeiro including the World Green Summit, ICLEI Global Town Hall and C40 Cities' City Pavilion;
  • Delegates at the UNEP-SBCI 2012 AGM and Symposium, World Cities Summit 2012 and the Green Build Expo 2012;
  • Directors and Departmental Heads of utilities, healthcare, energy, telecoms and construction companies;
  • Members of UITP;
  • Green Building Councils and their members;
  • UNEP-SBCI's Advisory Board and affiliates.

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