United Nations Guidelines for Sustainable Cities
September 9, 2011
The United Nations has launched guidelines for creating environmentally friendly and sustainable cities in the Asia-Pacific. The rapid urban growth in the region presents environmental challenges and affects a city’s capacity to provide the basic needs of its citizens.
The guidelines provide city planners and other administrators with practical tools to improve urban planning and infrastructure design. Promoting eco-efficiency and social inclusiveness is an important step in developing sustainable cities for the future.
You can read the full article at this link: United Nations ESCAP
A copy of the guidelines can be downloaded from this link: GUIDELINES