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EcoCity Builders Becomes a Lead Partner

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From left: UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos,
EcoCity Builders President Richard Register, and Ecocity
Builders Executive Director Kirstin Miller

EcoCity Builders, a former Member of the World Urban Campaign, has signed an MOU with UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos to become a Lead Partner of the Campaign, strengthening its partnership with the Campaign and gaining a place in the Steering Committee.

In its new role, EcoCity Builders has committed to promote certain Campaign causes and ideas through events, activities, and communications and outreach, while gaining a higher level of influence and participation within the Campaign.  Similarly, the Campaign will promote Ecocity Builders in its events and outreach, as well as furthering mutual goals relating to sustainable urbanization.

EcoCity Builders is the keeper of the International Ecocity Conference Series, which took place this year in September in Nantes, France.  The organization is dedicated to reshaping cities for the long-term health of human and natural systems.  It contributes to the Campaign’s diverse range of partners through its unique perspective on urban sustainability.  To learn more about their work, visit http://www.ecocitybuilders.org/.