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Rotterdam Climate Initiative
Since 2007 Fred Akerboom is programme manager on behalf of the city of Rotterdam at the Rotterdam Climate Initiative. An initiative by the Port of Rotterdam, the City of Rotterdam, harbour employers’ organization Deltalinqs, and DCMR Environmental Protection Agency Rijnmond. Together they implement a programme on Sustainability and Climate Change
A clean, green and healthy city where sustainability contributes to a strong economy. This is the ambition of the city of Rotterdam. Reducing carbon emission by half, preparing for the consequences of climate change, improving air quality and reducing noise are the main topics of the programme.
Particularly Fred is project manager for making the existing building stock (esp. Housing) more sustainable, in a PPP cooperation with housing corporations, building companies and energy (service) companies.