Royal Seaport awarded for best sustainable community

4 december 2015 08:00


The City of Stockholm and Royal Seaport have been awarded the 3rd Annual C40 Cities Awards, for best sustainable urban development project in the category “sustainable communities”. The winners were announced at a ceremony in Paris yesterday, Thursday 3 December, during COP21, UN’s conference on climate change, by C40 Cities Climate Leadership, a network for committed cities around the world.

The C40 Cities Award attracted submissions from around the world. Stockholm Royal Seaport was chosen as a category finalist for the prize along with projects in Johannesburg (”Corridors of Freedom”) and Wuhan (”Gutian Ecological New Town in Hanjiangwan”).

This year’s winners in the other nine award categories are:
• Boston (Smart Cities & Smart Community Engagement)
• Cape Town (Adaptation Implementation)
• Johannesburg (Finance & Economic Development)
• Nanjing (Transportation)
• New York (Building Energy Efficiency)
• Rotterdam (Adaptation Planning & Assessment)
• Stockholm (Sustainable Communities)
• Vancouver (Carbon Measurement & Planning)
• Washington, DC (Green Energy)
• Wuhan (Solid Waste)
The jury panel included President Felipe Calderón (Jury Chair), Abha Joshi-Ghani, World Bank, Professor Edgar Pieterse, University of Cape Town, Ritt Bjerregaard, Former Mayor of Copenhagen, Stella Li, BYD, Jie Tang, Former Vice-Mayor of Shenzhen, Adam Freed, Bloomberg Associates, Fauzi Bowo, Former Governor of Jakarta, and David Miller, President & CEO, WWF Canada

More on the awards and the ceremony:

Senast uppdaterad 3 december 2015