Melbourne amongst best performing C40 cities

Melbourne has been recognised as one of 21 best performing cities globally, and third best in SE Asia and Oceania, in attaining C40 Participation Standards in 2017.

C40 is a network of 92 the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change.

The C40 Participation Standards are guidelines for C40 membership and include a number of mandatory requirements such as setting a target for reducing GHG emissions, developing a climate action plan with concrete initiatives to meet the target and actively sharing best practice examples with other cities through the C40 networks.

The 21 nominated cities were commended as “extraordinarily active in the C40 network throughout 2017, and took exceptional measures and contributed additional resources to support the sharing of best practices among cities, provide thought leadership, and represent the C40 network globally.”

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