Edition 22/2014
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Hamburg is one of the world’s six pilot cities for sustainable mobility. The Hanseatic city has been chosen by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) as the first German city to participate in its SMP 2.0 projects. Its key objectives: to develop a safe, reliable, and comfortable mobility for all, whilst aiming for affordability, zero traffic accidents, low environmental impact, and reduced demand on energy and time.

This news and other topics from Hamburg and its metropolitan region will be featured in this week’s edition of our newsletter. All topics mentioned therein are summaries of news presented in depth on the business platform Hamburg News. You can access the bilingual platform at

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Asklepios Acquires Hotel Atlantic

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Hamburg Starts Olympia Initiative

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Hamburg Welcomes 14 Millionth Passenger

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