Birmingham has been ranked ahead of the likes of New York, Tokyo and Rome in research into the most sustainable cities in the world. The Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index researches the long-term sustainability of 50 global cities and examines the three metrics of social (People), environmental (Planet) and economic (Profit) and placed Birmingham eighteenth. Simon Marks, cities director, Birmingham, at Arcadis said: “Birmingham has shown very well on this first Sustainable Cities Index, beating some very high-profile cities along the way, which is impressive in itself. But Birmingham’s star is rising, generally, and I’d be very surprised if it didn’t make the top 10 in a few years’ time. Read more of the Birmingham Post article.
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