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Public-private partnership for a large scale building retrofit programme

Ljubljana is working with two private companies to realise Slovenia’s largest ever energy retrofit contracting project, an investment of €14.9 million for the retrofit of 48 buildings. The interventions pay themselves off over fifteen years, and then begin to generate a profit.

case study

publication date: 09-07-2020

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

UIA 5th Call for Proposals has ended with 11 new projects

The Urban Innovative Actions' (UIA) 5th Call for Proposals has ended with 11 new projects of which 4 are from EUROCITIES members.

news

publication date: 09-07-2020

  •  environment

Uppsala Climate Protocol – an inclusive co-design approach to climate neutrality

In Uppsala, local government is working with public and private organisations to design climate goals and the way to reach them together. The Climate Protocol is an inclusive co-design model that has resulted in a concrete climate strategy.

case study

publication date: 09-07-2020

  •  environment

Using insurance data to improve resilience to climate change in Barcelona

The city of Barcelona partnered with Cetaqua (Water Technology Centre) and 15 other institutions in the RESCCUE project to use insurance data in the development of a methodology that prioritises the adaptation measures to take and contributes to the updated version of the Barcelona Climate Plan.

case study

publication date: 09-07-2020

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news

publication date: 08-07-2020

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event

start date: 14-07-2020
end date: 14-07-2020

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Cities witness reduced noise pollution during the COVID pandemic

EUROCITIES is gathering data on noise levels in cities during confinement.

news

publication date: 30-06-2020

  •  economy
  •  environment

Close the glass loop platform targets 90% glass collection by 2030

Glass collection and recycling stakeholders today launched a major material stewardship programme which connects the entire European glass packaging ecosystem to boost bottle-to-bottle recycling.

publication

publication date: 30-06-2020

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Cities react to the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030

The EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030 is an ambitious, long-term plan for protecting nature and reversing the degradation of ecosystems. It aims to put Europe's biodiversity on a path to recovery by 2030 with benefits for people, the climate and the planet.

news

publication date: 29-06-2020

  •  culture
  •  environment

Sustainable cultural events in European cities

In the framework of the ROCK project in which EUROCITIES is a partner, EUROCITIES has been invited to present the ROCK guide “Leave a trace, not a footprint” during the TER (Territoires d’Evènements Responsables) 2020 organised by Réseau Eco-Evenement, a French organisation based in Nantes.

event

start date: 01-07-2020
end date: 03-07-2020