Urban-LEDS

Urban-LEDS: An Urban Low Emissions Development Strategy (Urban-LEDS), or Low Emissions Urban Development Strategy, defines a pathway to transition a city to a low emission, green and inclusive urban economy, through its integration into city development plans and processes.

The Urban-LEDS project: The Urban-LEDS project, funded by the European Commission, and implemented by UN-Habitat and ICLEI, has the objective of enhancing the transition to low emission urban development in four emerging economy countries.

 

This project responds to the fact that cities emit a large proportion of the world’s greenhouse gases and can take steps to reduce emissions.

 

The Urban-LEDS project in numbers:

Read more about the Urban-LEDs project here or about the South African implementation here.

 
 
 
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