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City of Vancouver

Address: 453 W 12th Ave (at Cambie St), Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4, Canada

http://vancouver.ca/

Region of Activities: Vancouver, Canada

Type: Local government, City

Founded: 1886

Main Goals - General activities - field of expertise

Vancouver, located on the western coast of Canada, is aiming to be one of the greenest cities in the world.

Activity related to low GHG and energy consumption and resilient buildings

Energy/climate/buildings-related activities: The City of Vancouver implemented a green demolition by-law, enforcing minimum reuse and recycling rates. The City also requires that all new municipal facilities be built to Leadership in Energy and Design (LEED ) Gold - the highest standard of any municipality in North America.