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How to organise sustainable meetings & events in Brussels - A practical guide

The Guide provides organisers and hosts of meetings and events from 10 to 100 participants with practical information and recommendations on how to manage their meetings and events in held in Brussels more sustainably.

Berliner Nachhaltigkeitsprofil

Berlin Sustainability Profile

Standards for Developing a SUMP Action Plan

The report provides city planners with comprehensive guidance on what to include in their SUMP action plans, including responsibilities, resources, stakeholder coordination, time plans, and funding sources.

Open Governance in the Smart City

Through eleven cases – 9 European and 2 non-European cities - the report provides an overview of the variety of approaches local governments and communities can take to ICT enabled open governance. In addition to describing the different approaches, the report also discusses risks and challenges, concluding with a number of recommendations.
Press release
18 May 2017

Cities pledge to transform societies towards sustainability to create a more cohesive Europe

Local governments affirmed their willingness to take major, transformative steps towards greater sustainability at the ICLEI European Membership Assembly, vocalising the need to engage all sectors of society in this transition to prevent European democracies from fracturing further.
Over 100 participants attended the ICLEI-organised event, which took place at the BEL conference centre in Brussels over two days. The Membership Assembly was convened to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establ...
Press release
07 March 2017

New EU research tool makes energy planning for governments easier

An EU-funded research project has launched a tool that allows European governments, businesses, consultants, academics, planners and energy enthusiasts to assess thermal resources and thermal demand in any given region.
The Pan-European Thermal Atlas (Peta4), launched today in Brussels, is an interactive online map of the heating and cooling demand, efficiency and supply in Europe. Created by the Heat Roadmap Europe (HRE) project, it provides visual and technical data for heating and cooling pr...
Press release
28 September 2017

Transformative Action Award 2017: Shortlist revealed: Rewarding Transformative Actions to create productive, sustainable and resilient cities

The Sustainable Cities platform has announced the shortlisted candidates for the Transformative Action Award 2017.
The award, funded by the Basque Country and the City of Aalborg (Denmark), rewards current or concluded Transformative Actions that address the pathways of the Basque Declaration related to three categories: socio-cultural transformation, socio-economic transformation, and technological transformation.
The jury, made up of Cor Lamers (Chair of the ENVE Commission, European Committ...
Press release
29 September 2017

PPI4Waste project concludes with international conference in Brussels

After almost three years, the PPI4Waste project ended with an international conference in Brussels (Belgium) on 12 September 2017. Experts and participants concluded that more cooperation is needed to support public procurement of innovation (PPI) and help increase the uptake of innovative solutions for waste management.
Public procurement of innovation (PPI) is a powerful tool to foster innovation and leverage the market, but is still widely regarded as a complicated process by most public aut...
Press release
13 November 2017

Addressing climate change through procurement: 3rd High Level Event of the Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement at COP 23

Eight ambitious cities from across the globe came together on Saturday 11 November at COP23 to reaffirm their commitments to use their procurement activities as a means of tackling climate change.
Mayors, Deputy Mayors and other political representatives from the cities of Auckland (New Zealand), Budapest (Hungary), Cape Town (South Africa), Denver (USA), Ghent (Belgium), Oslo (Norway), Seoul (South Korea) and Tshwane (South Africa) were speaking at the 3rd annual High Level Assembly of the Glo...