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| ICSC’s mission is to catalyze action on urban sustainability in cities around the world through practical demonstration projects, peer learning networks and high profile events. - ICSC web site |
ICSC was founded in 1993 as a non-profit partnership of public organizations, private sector interests and government agencies, in response to urban sustainability concerns identified at the Earth Summit. ICSC engages in projects that support urban sustainability in countries around the world, with past projects conducted in China, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand and Cuba. Project areas include green building, energy efficiency, sustainable transportation, urban greening, water quality, waste management, social conflict, poverty, and sustainable tourism. Most recently, ICSC has engaged in networking and development of position papers on urban sustainability in anticipation of the World Urban Forum scheduled for 2006 in Vancouver.
ISCS has also worked on a number of programs in the Lower Mainland:
Category: Sustainable Cities