In 2018, Yokohama set its Zero Carbon Yokohama goal to decarbonize the city by 2050. Citizens, businesses, and all other stakeholders in the city share the global sense of urgency concerning this issue and are actively promoting practical initiatives in order to achieve the Zero Carbon Yokohama goal. In addition, Yokohama aims to continue creating new value and vitality through the economy, culture, and the arts, with the environment at the core of all endeavors. In its management of international conferences and business events held in the city, the Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau is dedicated to providing a variety of initiatives to promote sustainability.
blue, green and much more in between
A location where humans and nature coexist, Yokohama is a sustainable city known for its clean air, calming blue waters and rich greenery.
As a port city, the bay has long been an integral part of the landscape and an indispensable resource that is treasured by locals. On top of all that, it boasts expansive western style parks, idyllic botanical gardens and gorgeous green spaces. Locals have worked extremely hard to preserve this greenery while at the same time continuing to develop the city for visitors to enjoy. It truly is a wonderful destination to wander around and appreciate the value of urban nature.
Respect is the key word in Yokohama. That includes, not only green and blue spaces, but also people. It’s an open-minded and sophisticated city that welcomes diversity.