Throughout the world mayors deliver important, impactful, and innovative policies and programmes that reduce carbon pollution and improve resilience. Since 2013, C40 has recognised more than 40 of the world’s boldest projects, highlighting the critical role cities play as a leading force for climate action.
Given the urgency of climate action in the US, this year's Awards will have a special focus on the leadership of US cities on the global stage. Each category of the Cities Awards 2017 will have an international winner and a US winner.
Applications are now open and must be submitted online by 19 May.
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