Peduto named to BoD of climate organization
January 9, 2018
Mayor William Peduto has been chosen to join the Board of Directors of ICLEI USA, Local Governments for Sustainability.
Pittsburgh and Mayor Peduto have long partnered with the Denver-based environmental organization on climate protection and sustainability initiatives. He will officially join the ICLEI USA board on Monday for a two-year term.
The mayor traveled with ICLEI to the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, in November. The City of Pittsburgh is a member of ICLEI and receives technical assistance from the organization to implement climate mitigation strategies and other initiatives.
Pittsburgh is also a founding member of ICLEI’s Urban Transition Alliance, a collection of leading post industrial cities from the United States, Germany and China advancing environmental stewardship.