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As part of the Financing Sustainable Cities Initiative (FSCI), a partnership between WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and C40, funded by the Citi Foundation, C40 hosted its first Clean Energy Finance Academy from March 7-9, 2018 in Vancouver. The Academy brought together nine city representatives and technical experts to discuss innovative financial mechanisms and business models for implementing solar PV projects. The Academy helped launch a series of new peer-to-peer and technical expert collaborations to increase solar PV adoption in C40 Cities.

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In the face of sustainability challenges such as pollution, congestion, and inequality, the urban community proves resourceful in coming up with new and creative solutions. In an effort to provide a platform for cities/local governments to share and exchange their innovative experience – and ultimately to improve sustainability in the urban realm – United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), World Association of Major Metropolises, and City of Guangzhou established the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation, or Guangzhou Award. 

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面对污染、拥堵、不平等和其他可持续性挑战,城市与地方政府在提出新的创新性解决措施上颇有建树。为了给城市/地方政府提供分享交流其创新经验的平台——从而最终提升城市地区的可持续性,世界城市和地方政府组织世界大都市协会和广州市一同在2012年设立了“广州国际城市创新奖”,又称“广州奖”。

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