Abu Dhabi unveil plans for sustainable city

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Published on ENN, from WWF, January 14, 2008.

WWF and the government of Abu Dhabi today launched a Sustainability tStrategy to deliver the world’s greenest city.

Masdar City will be the world’s first zero-carbon, zero-waste, car-free city, meeting or exceeding a set of stringent sustainability goals established under the “One Planet Livingâ„¢” programme established by WWF and environmental consultancy BioRegional.

In a first for a city scale project, Masdar City’s delivery on these targets is to be the subject of independent and public assessment. Another key undertaking differentiating Masdar City is the commitment to minimise any ec will be the world’s first zero-carbon, zero-waste, car-free city. Through the “One Planet Livingâ„¢” programme, a global initiative launched by WWF and environmental consultancy BioRegional, WWF will work with Masdar to ensure the city meets standards of sustainability which include specific targets for the city’s ecological footprint.

Masdar City plans to exceed the criteria of the programme, making it a global benchmark for sustainable urban development. Masdar’s delivery on these targets will be independently and publicly verified, a point of distinction with developments outside the One Planet Living framework … (full text).

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