Green City

Healthy, successful, liveable urban spaces

Our vision

We aim to develop an international standard for green cities as well as being a focal point for green city best practice and a source of expertise.
Through world activities, research and marketing, and shared resources we seek to inspire people, organisations, city councils and government administrations to join this challenging movement and reap the benefits.

Latest in Green City

AIPH Green City Briefings Showcase Application and Benefits of Urban Greening

The AIPH Green City Briefings 2024/25 series, which launched on 16th May, demonstrates how successful integrated urban greening provides benefits…

12 December 2024 - , 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm GMT, Online

AIPH Green City Briefing: Promoting biodiversity across the city

14 November 2024 - , 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm GMT, Online

AIPH Green City Briefing: Growing trees for climate change resilient cities

We lead global thinking on the successful integration of nature into the built environment

Through Green City we promote the essential role of plants in creating vibrant urban areas in which people and businesses can thrive. Our environment, human wellbeing, social cohesion and economies are all improved by intelligently designed green space.

Did you know?

Already, 55% of the world’s population live in cities, and United Nation statisticians predict that this will increase to 68% by 2050.

This increase in population will require expansion in area, and in many parts of the world this will be into biodiversity hotspots. Cities need to incorporate nature as part of dedicated conservation efforts, and as part of their own sustainability and resilience.

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Latest AIPH International Green City Conference

Greening Cities for Sustainable Development

Involvement of the Ornamental Horticulture Industry in Green City programmes and projects. was the focus of the 2023 AIPH Green City Conference on 20 September.

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The AIPH Green City Intiative promote awareness of the urgent need for urban greening. With a unique global network and platform, AIPH is able to share valuable knowledge and best practices to advance the realisation of a greener planet