case studies list for environment

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Cities in action: Brussels Capital Region: ‘Be circular – be Brussels – call for projects for enterprises’

‘Be Circular Be Brussels’ is designed to support entrepreneurs and businesses in Brussels in innovative projects that integrate circular economy concepts while also creating local jobs. Following the first call 85 project ideas were received, of which 41 were funded, creating 30 jobs. The projects included an online platform that aims to mutualise goods with a low rate of use within a community of members, as well as a service that aims to collect and resell hardware and technological...

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case study date : 16-11-2017

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Cities in action: Gothenburg's ‘Smart map’

The smart map is a digital map based on the participation of local inhabitants and a public partnership. Developed in 2016, it promotes a sustainable lifestyle by encouraging citizens to find alternatives to consumption, such as sharing or lending. Through several public ‘map jam events’ local initiatives helped to give shape to the project, which now shows around 100 organisations. It is a continuously evolving map, to which any citizen or organisation can propose new initiatives.

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case study date : 16-11-2017

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Cities in action: Munich's Halle 2

What do you do with your used products? Have you heard of upscaling? Repair cafés? Munich’s Halle 2 is a public second hand store that offers citizens affordable used products. By selling goods that are collected at 12 recycling centres in the city, Halle 2 extends the lifespan of useful everyday items. This ‘re-use lab’ actively supports sustainable lifestyles and works with Munich’s citizens to offer them ways to be more environmentally and resource friendly in daily life.

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case study date : 16-11-2017

  •  environment

Cities in action: Tampere - from linear to circular bioeconomy

The Tampere region has created a circular innovation ecosystem to develop, pilot and demonstrate solutions to rise to current and future resource challenges. Its ECO3 business park supports multi-disciplinary cooperation to find new ways to turn waste into raw materials and ideas into products and exports - and reduce waste management costs.

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case study date : 23-10-2017

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case study date : 20-02-2017

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case study date : 20-02-2017

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Social energy measures in Ghent: Empowering Ghent’s vulnerable families in their energy-efficiency refurbishment

In response to the growing issue of energy poverty, the city of Ghent is giving greatest attention to those who need it most. The Energiecentrale , through its guiding programme, is a unique example of how to support vulnerable families in tackling energy poverty.

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case study date : 20-02-2017

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  •  mobility

Cities in action: Boosting electromobility, Amsterdam

Amsterdam, a frontrunner in stimulating the use of electric cars, is capitalising on the large datasets from its public charging points to influence policy decisions. Data analysis is enabling the efficient roll out of its charging infrastructure and progress towards its goal of being an emission free city by 2025.

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case study date : 05-10-2016