Shenzhen, China

About Shenzhen

With the support of ICLEI through the 10YFP Programme on Sustainable Public Procurement (10YFP SPP) framework, Guangming District of Shenzhen in Southern China has implemented a green procurement plan.,The AC procurement of the Guangming Cultural and Arts Center was selected to apply greener tender criteria. The procurement criterion are expected to yield up to 48% electricity bill cut and 14% carbon emission reduction through balancing energy demand between peak and off peak hours and using an air conditioning system with higher coefficient of performance (COP). Apart from the work on green public procurement (GPP), Shenzhen is also working towards a more circular food system and is learning from best practices in the  region to tackle the challenge of food waste management.