C40 Cities

Founding Year: 2005

Staff: 204

Budget: $25.5m

Eric Garcetti (Chair of C40)

A global leadership organization constituted as a network of megacities committed to acting against climate change. It aims to “increase resilience, cleaning the air we breathe and tackling inequality by ensuring that global heating does not exceed 1.5 °C, while also preparing for 3 °C of heating or more.”



  • GPC – It is a greenhouse gas emission protocol “standard developed by C40, World Resources Institute and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability.”


C40 Cities contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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