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  •  environment

Cities in action: Ghent’s sustainable food strategy

Ghent has capitalised on political will, citizen support and a growing global knowledge base to develop a local sustainable food strategy. Its approach is not only helping to achieve ecological and social progress throughout the food chain, it is also encouraging Council departments to consider food issues in policy making for the first time.

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case study date : 25-07-2017

  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Gijon’s new governance model

Gijon City Council has responded to the need for greater efficiency, transparency and participatory democracy by changing how it operates. At the heart of its transformation is a digital platform enabling residents to share responsibility for governing and managing the city and helping it become a stronger and more vibrant place to live and work.

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case study date : 29-06-2017

  •  environment

Cities in action: Utrecht pioneers smart solar charging

Utrecht has capitalised on high local use of electric cars and solar panels to develop a breakthrough renewable power solution. Smart solar charging is enabling neighbourhoods to self-generate and self-store energy for optimal use and 100% clean driving.

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case study date : 31-05-2017

  •  environment

Cities in action: Climate smart streets

Helsinki’s goal of being carbon neutral by 2050 is challenging the city to turn the historic centre into a smart, energy efficient district. Climate Street is playing its part by involving residents and businesses in turning novel ideas into practical, replicable, scalable actions.

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case study date : 02-05-2017

  •  cooperation

Cities in action: Cooperative Glasgow

Glasgow Council is changing the way it works internally and with external organisations to make a greater difference to city life. By supporting co-operatives and social enterprises and devolving power to local people, it is finding effective and sustainable new ways of rising to economic and social challenges.

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case study date : 28-03-2017

  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Nice fosters healthcare innovation

Nice is addressing the growing need to provide senior citizens with quality care at home by opening a centre dedicated to innovation in digital health. '27 Delvalle' unites local healthcare stakeholders to create brand new tools and services for independent living - and help the city take a step towards becoming a European Healthy City.

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case study date : 02-03-2017

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case study date : 20-02-2017