Green Living

10 of the World’s Greenest Cities

(In alphabetical order)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Amsterdam
Highlights: A city that promotes greener means of traveling around, one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world; climate, sustainability and air quality initiatives

Berlin, Germany
Berlin
Highlights: The city has an Environmental Zone, emission standards for vehicles

Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen
Highlights: Environmental measures and policies in place, aims to be carbon-neutral by 2025, quality living standards that are anchored on environmental sustainability, one of the world’s most bike-friendly cities

Helsinki, Finland
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Highlights: Bicycles and public transportation are widely used, policies geared towards sustainability, green city destination with several eco-friendly accommodations

London, UK
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Highlights: Growing number of green spaces, efforts to lower greenhouse gas emissions

New York, USA
New York
Highlights: Widely-used public transportation system, green building measures

Oslo, Norway
Oslo
Highlights: Green Belt Boundary policy that ensures nature and wildlife areas are protected, a Strategy for Sustainable Development in place

Singapore
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Highlights: Developed the Singapore Green Plan in 1992, working towards zero waste

Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden
Highlights: European Green Capital awardee, green spaces, and environmental policies

Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver
Highlights: Greenest City Action Plan, climate change adaptation and other eco-friendly measures and strategies