City Promotes Carbon Cutting During National Low Carbon Day
Government departments, enterprises and institutes in the city signed deals with partners nationally and internationally in Longgang in pledging to develop environmentally friendly projects during the China first ever National Low Carbon Day.
Major projects which includes a Sino-American low carbon building and community creative center, a regeneration-modeling project, a Sino-American low impact development center, and a cooperative memorandum between the Dutch city of Eindhoven and Shenzhen. The two day international low carbon summit started with a series of forums, project signing ceremonies, exhibitions and creativity competition.
Around 1,000 environmental professional, officials and entrepreneurs in China and abroad were in attendance during the forums and held discussions on different ways to develop a low carbon city and to further seek for more cooperation. The director for the Energy Transition Comission Hugo Brouwer along with the Ministry of Economic Affairs of Netherlands stated that having the right experience, knowledge and technology is the key in transforming a city into a environmentally sustainable region and Shenzhen has those capabilities in becoming an environmentally friendly city.
Netherlands and Shenzhen have been working close together since 2010 to develop the Shenzhen International Low Carbon City where the summit is held.