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178 Leicester - Britain's First Environment City

  • 178 Leicester - Britain's First Environment City

178 Leicester - Britain's First Environment City

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    Leicester became Britain’s first Environment City in 1990. It gained this status in recognition of the environmental achievements made in the city, which include an emphasis on local sustainable development. A wide variety of organisations are involved, both from the public and private sector. At the Earth Summit in Rio in 1992, Leicester’s Environment City development was placed among the world’s top twelve local environmental initiatives. In 1996 it became one of only five cities to receive a European Sustainable City Award. All of this makes it a good case study of urban futures.