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France Hosts Third Session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network

Thursday, June 25, 2015
France Hosts Third Session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network

From 13 to 16 April, France hosted the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network. The four-day programme included a combination of site visits, moderated workshop discussions and formal conferences that took place in Nantes, Paris and Montpelier, France. The session provided a unique opportunity for multilateral exchange and to develop partnerships of city level actors in the Global Sustainable City Network.

Nantes Métropole: Communauté Urbaine

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Nantes Métropole: Communauté Urbaine

The third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation from Pascale Boutault on waste management in Nantes, including challenges, policy, strategy, and status.

Vivapolis

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Vivapolis

The third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation on Vivapolis, a collective brand to promote French knowledge in the field of sustainable cities.

Towards the Zero Waste City

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Towards the Zero Waste City

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Eric Lesueur of Veolia presented on "smart" waste management solutions.

Role of Urban Energy Management in Empowering a Wiser City

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Role of Urban Energy Management in Empowering a Wiser City

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Régis Largillier of Schneider Electric presented on urbanization and digitization trends and their effects on energy usage, as well as district energy management and citizens' roles.

UMO: A French Cluster for Sustainable Cities and Green Buildings

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
UMO: A French Cluster for Sustainable Cities and Green Buildings

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Michel Raoust of France's Bureau of Environmental Studies and Union de Maîtrise d'Oeuvre (UMO) presented on Vivapolis and sustainable city projects.

SUEZ Environment Waste Management Solutions

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
SUEZ Environment Waste Management Solutions

The third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation from SUEZ Environment's Pierre-Yves Pouliquen, who discussed trends and challenges in waste management and fast-track solutions for Middle East countries.

Smart City Strategy in Lyon

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Smart City Strategy in Lyon

The third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation on Lyon's approach to becoming a smart city and the tasks involved. 

Designing Sustainable Cities Through the Prism of Urban Integrated Services: Water, Waste and Energy

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Designing Sustainable Cities Through the Prism of Urban Integrated Services: Water, Waste and Energy

During the third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN), Magali Castex of EPA Plaine de France and Catherine Chevauché of SUEZ Environnement Consulting presented on SYRACUSE®, a project to improve the performance of urban serviceswaste, water, and energythrough strategic roadmap planning.

Optical Sorting Technology for Waste and Recycling

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Optical Sorting Technology for Waste and Recycling

The third session of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) included a presentation from Jeremie Garbe of Pellenc ST, a manufacturer of high-tech optical sorting equipment for waste and recycling.
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