Good Natural Environment
Ambient Air Quality
The air quality in the Eco-city should meet China’s National Ambient Air Quality Grade II Standard for at least 85% of the year by 2028. Taking 2017 as the base year, there should be at least a 20% improvement rate in ambient air quality by 2023. The PM2.5 concentration should not exceed 50µg/m3 by 2023.
Quality of Water Bodies within the Eco-city
All water bodies in the Eco-city should meet Grade IV of China’s latest national standards.
Noise Pollution Levels
Noise pollution levels must meet all the stipulated standards for the functional zones.
Wetland Protection Rate
There should be 100% wetland protection.
Ecological Shoreline Retention Rate
There should be 100% ecological shoreline retention by 2023.
Healthy Balance in the Urban Environment
Native Vegetation Index
At least 70% of the plant varieties in the Eco-city should be native vegetation.
Access to Parks and Green Spaces
All residents should have access to parks and green spaces within a 5-minute walk by 2035.
Urban Heat Island Effect Intensity
The intensity of the urban heat island effect in the Eco-city should not exceed 2.5°C by 2035.
Good Lifestyle Habits
Per Capita Daily Water Consumption
The daily water consumption per day for each person should not exceed 110 litres by 2035.
Per Capita Daily Domestic Waste Generation
The amount of domestic waste generated by each person should not exceed 0.8 kg daily.
Proportion of Green Buildings to Total Buildings
All buildings in the Eco-city should meet green building standards by 2023.
Proportion of Green Trips to Total Trips
At least 65% and 95% of trips within the Eco-city should be in the form of green trips by 2023 and 2035 respectively. Green trips refer to energy-saving, efficient, and low-carbon forms of transport including electric vehicles, non-motorised transport, i.e.cycling and walking, as well as trips on public transport.
Proportion of Active Social Groups to Total Social Groups
At least 80% of the social groups must maintain a certain level of activity by 2035.
Residents’ Life Satisfaction Level
The residents’ satisfaction level towards living in the Eco-city should reach at least 80% by 2035.
Resident Health Literacy Rate
The resident health literacy rate in the Eco-city should reach at least 45% by 2035.
Quality of Drinking Water from Taps
There should be drinking water from all taps in the Eco-city.
Annual Runoff Control Rate
The Eco-city should achieve an annual runoff control rate of at least 80% by 2035.
Access to Recreational and Sports Amenities
All residential areas in the Eco-city should not be more than 500 m away from recreational and sports amenities.
The Eco-city should achieve 100% barrier-free accessibility.
Sound Management Mechanism
Proportion of Affordable Public Housing to Total Housing
At least 20% of housing in the Eco-city should be in the form of affordable public housing by 2035.
Overall Recycling Rate
At least 70% of total waste should be recycled by 2035.
Wastewater Reuse Rate
There should be a wastewater reuse rate of 100% by 2023.
Social Security Coverage
All residents in the Eco-city should be insured by the Chinese Government’s social security package by 2023.
Smart and Efficient Management
City Management Digitalisation Rate
The Eco-city should achieve 100% city management digitalisation in real-time monitoring and publishing rate of municipal data by 2035.
Efficient Use of Resources
Carbon Emission Per Unit GDP
The carbon emission per unit GDP in the Eco-city should not exceed 100 tonne-C per US$1 million by 2035.
Usage of Renewable Energy
The proportion of energy utilised in the Eco-city which will be in the form of renewable energy, such as solar and geothermal energy, should be at least 32% by 2035.
Usage of Water from Non-Traditional Sources
At least 60% of the Eco-city's water supply will be from non-traditional sources such as desalinated water and recycled water by 2035.
Promotion of Technology Innovation
R&D Workforce in the Eco-city
There should be at least 150 Research & Development (R&D) scientists and engineers per 10,000 employed persons in the Eco-city by 2023.
Company Innovation Activity Rate
At least 75% of the companies in the Eco-city should participate in “active innovation” by 2035. “Active innovation” includes participation in innovation activities such as product, process and marketing innovation.
Employment-Housing Equilibrium Index
At least 50% of the local employable residents in the Eco-city should be employed in the Eco-city.