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UII Overview

The Urban Infrastructure Initiative envisions a world where cities provide a sustainable environment for people to live, work, move and play. The project explores how companies can support urban and infrastructure planning by engaging with cities to implement more effective and affordable solutions to manage inter-connected challenges.

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C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Executive Director Mark Watts and WBCSD Director –Sustainable Cities Matthew Lynch talk about climate action in cities at the 2014 WBCSD Montreux Meeting.

The UII worked with the City of Yixing to identify solutions to help the city achieve its goal of becoming China's "scientific and sustainable development demonstration city". This video includes perspectives from the Vice Mayor, China BCSD and UII company representatives on the success of this process.

The UII recently presented a groundbreaking report to City of Philadelphia Mayor, Michael Nutter, on sustainability initiatives to support the city's goal of becoming the “Greenest City in America”.   

The Urban Infrastructure Initiative held a panel discussion on Demonstrating the value of early engagement between cities and business with city representatives of Tilburg and Turku at the Innovative Cities Convention, in Nice on June 18th .
ICLEI and WBCSD join forces to scale city-business collaboration for sustainability



ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) and the WBCSD have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide a formal framework for catalyzing collaboration between cities and business on a global scale.

The joint collaboration statement explaining the reasons, background and goals is available here.
 
UII Final Report


 

This report summarizes the key findings and recommendations of the groundbreaking Urban Infrastructure Initiative (UII). The UII mobilized multi-sector expertise from 14 leading companies to help 10 cities around the world identify innovative and effective solutions to realize their sustainability visions.


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The WBCSD Urban Infrastructure Initiative (UII) - Infographic





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Roland Hunziker
Director
Urban Infrastructure Initiative
WBCSD
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Claudia Schweizer
Project Manager
Sustainable Cities
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Claudia Schweizer
Project Manager
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