The district municipality of Pachacamac, located south of Lima, will sign on November 3 a technical cooperation agreement with Peru Green Building Council (Peru GBC) aiming to become Peru's First Green City.
Mayor of Pachacamac Hugo Ramos expressed his interested in developing a work policy that includes all the 'Green' guidelines for both the internal management of operations and administration, and the maintenance of public areas and urban development.
"The main objective of this agreement is to turn Pachacamac into a Green City model," Ramos stated.
In turn, Peru GBC will present an urban expansion project, developed by Pachacamac, in the international contest promoted by World GBC, to take place in Durban, South Africa, in December 2011.
Peru GBC is a nonprofit association which represents the World Green Building Council (World GBC) in this country. Said association aims to promote the reduction of buildings' carbon emissions through the implementation of Ecological Buildings or Green Buildings.
Source : Andina