Citylife Takes Milan To A World Leading Position In Sustainability With Three International Certifications At Platinum Level

Citylife, the iconic Milan district that has transformed the area of the former exhibition fair into one of the most successful urban regeneration projects in Europe, is the first urban area in the world to achieve ‘Platinum’ level in three international certifications awarded by prestigious independent certification entities, a point of reference for sustainable town planning

  • LEED for Cities and Communities, awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) 
  • WELL Community Standard, awarded by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) 
  • and it is the first site in Europe to achieve SITES certification, awarded by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), as well as the first in the world to achieve the ‘Platinum’ level under the SITES for ‘Existing Landscapes’ pilot 


The formalisation and presentation of the plaques took place in front of a public of institutions and the media during a press conference held in the Generali Tower. Present at the event were Aldo Mazzocco, Chief Executive Officer of Generali Real Estate and Chairman of CityLife; Lucia Silva, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Generali; Paolo Micucci, Chief Executive Officer of CityLife; Kay Killmann, Managing Director of Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) Europe; Richard Le Sueur, Director of the EMEA Region International WELL Building Institute (IWBI; Danielle Pieranunzi, SITES Director at Green Business Certification Inc.; Fabrizio Capaccioli, Chairman of the Green Building Council Italy. 

You can now read the full press release at the link below

Supporting documents

Click link to download and view these files