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2013-07-09

Presence of LKS at the World Cities Summit Mayors Forum held in Bilbao

LKS has participated recently at the World Cities Summit Mayor Forum, the World Forum of Mayors held in Bilbao and attended by more than sixty mayors and high local government officials from five continents.  The capital of Biscay hosted the 2013 summit of mayors which since is foundation in 2010 has always been held in the Republic of Singapore. This encounter aims primarily to share “good practices” among cities and regions committed to sustainability, urban solutions and the creation of more habitable environments.

In the context of the forum, the review “Urban Solutions” has been published in which 14 companies that the mayor of Bilbao, Iñaki Azkuna, defines as the most representative leading companies in the Basque Country have participated.  Among them, apart from LKS, are: BBVA, CAF, GERDAU, IBERDROLA, IBERMATICA, IDOM, IKUSI, INGETEAM, MONDRAGON, ORMAZABAL, SENER, TECNALIA and TELVENT.

Each company presented a successful experience. LKS presented the design of a new model of road passenger transport in Gipuzkoa, in the field of consultancy, and the Eco-restoration project of the Cooum River in Chennai (India), in the field of architecture and engineering; this one was presented by Jon Ocio, the Director of Industry and Energy of LKS, at the World Business Summit held within the Forum. 

The “Urban Solutions” document has been prepared by putting together the documentation presented by LKS and the submitted by other companies, and it may be accessed through the website www.urbansolutionsbilbao.com.