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European sustainability award launched at Change the Change conference

Win 10,000 EUR and be recognised as a European leader of sustainable urban transformation with the 2019 Transformative Action Award
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Financing the inclusive city: A case study of the Danish model of affordable and social housing

Urban populations are growing, putting pressures on housing markets and prices. In the process, poorer segments of the urban population are pushed out of the city cores towards the peripheries, resulting in increased housing segregation. In an era of increasing economic inequality and decreasing economic mobility, housing segregation can make bad conditions worse.
Municipalities must single-handedly work out how to deliver and finance affordable and social housing in a city context that is ofte...

Partnerships for improved sustainability: A case study method applied to partnerships in the transport industry

National governments are the signatories to international sustainability agreements such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), New Urban Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. However, they cannot single-handedly realise these goals; this can only be achieved through cooperation among all relevant actors, including local and regional governments, businesses and civil society.
Local governments control less than 20% of their carbon emission-producing assets. If cities want to achieve the...

Barcelona, Rotterdam and Flanders Scoop Awards at Major European Sustainability Event

The cities of Barcelona and Rotterdam, and the Government of Flanders, have scooped the 2018 Procura+ Awards at this year’s EcoProcura conference in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

“Win-Win for European Economy” – Strategic Innovation Network Launched

Procure2Innovate, a strategic innovation procurement initiative funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, was officially launched today in Nijmegen in the Netherlands.