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Yokohama receives C40 Award for the best measures tackling Climate Change

by | Jan 23, 2017

The Yokohama Smart City Project, within the frame of the Future City, was awarded the C40 Cities Award for the constant efforts in finding solutions and working against the climate change. The Smart City Project not only aims to companies, but to the whole city, including the citizens. It’s the first time for a city in Japan to receive an award for Clean Energy. In fact, the award motivated companies and citizens even more to work on solutions to the climate change. The award presentation ceremony took place in December 2nd, 2016 in Mexico at the C40 Mayors Summit, that brought together the C40 Mayors from all over the world.

In cooperation with Yokohama’s private companies, the Smart City Project aims to the proceeding of the use of renewable energy and an appropriate energy management. Therefore the ‘Yokohama Smart Business Organization’ was founded on the base of public and private corporation, helping the city proceed in the fields disaster prevention and management, environment and economy.

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Yokohama introduces Smart City-related Measures & Initiatives for Decarbonization through Public-Private Partnerships at the Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona

Yokohama introduces Smart City-related Measures & Initiatives for Decarbonization through Public-Private Partnerships at the Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona

The Smart City Expo World Congress, the world’s largest international conference and exhibition on smart cities, was held in Barcelona, Spain, from November 15 to 17. The event was organized in three categories: “Congress,” “Expo,” and “Side Events & Activities,” and was also held in conjunction with the “Mobility Exhibition.

Yokohama’s International Bureau’s Director and others visited Constanta to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the sister city affiliation. Together they met their common sister city Odesa

Yokohama’s International Bureau’s Director and others visited Constanta to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the sister city affiliation. Together they met their common sister city Odesa

From November 11 to 13, the Director of the International Bureau of Yokohama City visited Constanța, Romania, to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the sister city affiliation. They met with Mayor Vergil Chițac of Constanța, to confirm the friendly relationship between the two cities and to exchange opinions on how to promote further cooperation.