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June 25, 2015

Six New U.S.-China EcoPartnerships Announced During S&ED 2015

The United States and China announced six new EcoPartnerships today at the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Washington, D.C. The State Department-sponsored EcoPartnerships program brings together experts and innovators from U.S. and Chinese cities, companies, universities, and NGOs to work together, exchange best practices, and find solutions to challenges related to environmental protection, clean energy, and climate change. Since its inception in 2008, the program has facilitated 30 partnerships that serve as models for the tangible results that can be achieved through sub-national cooperation.

February 20, 2015

2015 EcoPartnerships Solicitation Open Through 4/5/15

The Joint Secretariat of the U.S. - China EcoPartnerships program is delighted to announce the 2015 solicitation for new partnerships. This annual opportunity draws a significant number of applications and is highly competitive.

January 21, 2015

U.S. – China EcoPartnerships Newsletter - Issue#2 - January 2015

Welcome to the January 2015 installment of the U.S. – China EcoPartnerships Newsletter. The six new partnerships formed in 2014 quickly joined the ranks of existing participants that are hard at work demonstrating innovative energy, environment, and climate-savvy concepts.

Exciting updates from across the portfolio are included in this issue.

June 27, 2013

EcoPartnerships Signing Ceremony and Workshop held July 11-12, 2013

Applications for new EcoPartnerships closed in late May, 2013. This year marked the greatest number of applications in the history of the program, which is indicative of the growing interest in EcoPartnerships.

December 06, 2012

Under Secretary Hormats Speaks on EcoPartnerships in Nanjing

The following is a selection from Under Secretary Hormats's speech in Nanjing.

May 03, 2012

Secretary Clinton Welcomes New EcoPartnerships at 4th S&ED in Beijing

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton welcomed five new U.S.-China EcoPartnerships during a signing ceremony in Beijing, China on May 3, 2012. U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern and China's National Development and Reform Commission Vice Chairman Xie Zhenhua co-chaired the event.

July 22, 2011

Launch of Utah-Qinghai Partnership

Governor Gary Herbert of Utah and Chinese Governor Luo of Qinghai Province commemorated the beginning of their EcoPartnership, as a part of an hour-long ceremony at the Golden Meeting Room at the Utah State Capitol on July 13, 2011.

May 18, 2011

Andrew Mangan of US Business Council for Sustainable Development Speaks on EcoPartnerships

Andrew Mangan, the Executive Director of the US Business Council for Sustainable Development speaks about opportunities for US and Chinese companies to jointly address clean energy challenges through technological innovation under the US-China EcoPartne

May 18, 2011

Heather Quinley Speaks on Duke-Charlotte-ENN-Langfang EcoPartnership

Heather Quinley, the Director of Environmental Health and Safety at Duke Energy speaks on Duke-Charlotte-ENN-Langfang EcoPartnership, which identifies innovative approaches to provide clean, reliable, and affordable energy to U.S.

May 10, 2011

Remarks at U.S.-China EcoPartnerships Signing Ceremony

SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, I am delighted to welcome you to the Treaty Room this morning for such a special occasion. I especially want to thank our Chinese guests who have flown here to be part of the third Strategic and Economic Dialogue. Minister Xie Zhenhua and Director General Ma Xin as well as all the other Chinese colleagues are most welcome. And of course, I want to welcome all of our American eco-partners who have also come from across our country to sign these landmark agreements.