• Hyatt announces collaboration to promote Urban Sustainability in China

    30 December 2012

    Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced a sponsorship arrangement with The Paulson Institute, which is partnering with the China Association of Mayors, to enhance urban sustainability practices and policies in China.

    Hyatt - Chinese Mayors Urban Sustainability Training Program MOU SigningThe collaboration signifies Hyatt’s commitment to furthering China’s sustainable urban growth and underscores Hyatt’s commitment to local contributions that tackle global issues. Jointly developed by The Paulson Institute and China Association of Mayors, the Chinese Mayors Urban Sustainability Training Program, to be launched in 2013, is a three-week intensive training in the U.S. and China, aiming to provide practical knowledge to Chinese municipal leaders on enhancing sustainability efforts. 

    “The success of China’s urbanization will be critical to its economic and social development. Hyatt is greatly honoured to support a program which addresses the challenges and opportunities of China’s urbanization through a collaborative approach,” said Mark Hoplamazian, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hyatt Hotels Corporation. “As a global company with many hotels and ongoing development and expansion throughout China, we are focusing every day on responsible, sustainable urban growth and furthering our commitment to enhancing the communities in which we live and work.”

    More information at www.hyatt.com.


    The 280-meter-tall Lumina Shanghai, developed by Henderson Land Group and designed by Gensler, is the tallest skyscraper in the Xuhui Riverside District.

    A sophisticated yet modern setting was derived by juxtaposition of Indochine-Vietnamese features and wood-fire inspired material palettes. Re-interpretation of the spatial order of a typical Indochine-Vietnamese mansion has been adopted to give hierarchy, layers and details to the space.


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