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Participating in CDP cities showed us the importance of managing our carbon footprint as an opportunity to seek more efficient and economic processes financially, socially and environmentally, highlighting some paths such as energy efficiency, investments in green technologies, transforming risks into opportunities, changing lifestyles and consumption patterns.
CDP has given us a systematic in depth [look at the] status of our climate policy. It has enabled us to gather updated information within our city government. At the same time it has highlighted the importance of our GHG inventories and thus inspired us to develop it further.
Singapore's success and prosperity depends on being able to overcome the challenges of climate change and to grasp the opportunities it presents. Our participation in CDP gave us a platform and opportunity to learn and share best practices across cities in climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience.
CDP reporting provides an understandable structure of sustainability indicators with regards to emissions and climate change resilience activities. More than just an inventory, the reporting also provides a public communication tool that broadens the reach of our efforts for public environmental education.
Global Cities Report 2015 - click below to view the full infographic.
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Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg
Three-term Mayor of New York City and the U.N. Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change
1.7 billion tonnes of emissions (C02e) were reported for all responding cities.
314 cities reported emissions to CDP in 2015.
660,845,815 people are being protected by cities that are taking the lead on climate adaptation.
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City Energy Project
CDP announces a collaboration with City Energy Project, a joint initiative of IMT and NRDC to help cities across the U.S. develop local solutions to cut energy consumption and waste in large buildings, reduce pollution, and make cities healthier and more prosperous.