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27 March 2019

Mannheim to host 9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns

ICLEI Member Mannheim (Germany) will host the 9th edition of the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns, which will take place in Mannheim, 30 September – 2 October 2020. The conference will demonstrate the urgent need for local governments to assume responsibility for urban tran...

6 March 2019

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 The 2019 edition of the Transformative Action Award was launched today at ‘Change the Change’, an international conference on climate change, organised by ...

20 February 2019

Cities invited to host a capacity-building event on financing options for greener cities

ICLEI, in collaboration with EKLIPSE and NATURVATION, are currently inviting local authorities in South-Eastern Europe to apply to host a two-day capacity-building workshop titled: Exploring financing options for greener cities - strengthening the capacity of local stakeholders to explore appropriat...

12 December 2018

ICLEI co-publishes two case study reports on finance and mobility

ICLEI Europe, in association with Dr. Luise Noring from Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), has recently co-published two case study reports The first, financing the inclusive city: A case study of the Danish model of affordable and social housing, explores the pressures and challenges municipali...

13 September 2018

Bologna, Ghent and Tirana shortlisted for 2018 Transformative Action Award

The shortlisted candidates for the 2018 Transformative Action Award were revealed today at the URBACT Festival in Lisbon, Portugal. The award, which is co-organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, The Basque Country and the City of Aalborg (Denmark), rewards current or conclu...

6 August 2018

2018 Transformative Action Award receives record number of entries

The application deadline for the 2018 Transformative Action Award recently closed, with this year’s award setting a record for the number of applications received. In total 40 innovative and inspiring Transformative Actions from cities, regions and civil society organisations across Europe wer...

3 July 2018

Only one month left to apply for the 2018 Transformative Action Award

With only one month left before applications close, don’t miss your chance to win €10,000 and become recognised as a leader of sustainable urban transformation with the 2018 Transformative Action Award. The award, co-organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the Ba...

25 June 2018

The future of green city financing under discussion at EBRD green cities framework seminar

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is scaling up its green finance as part of its Green Economy Transition approach, which seeks to increase the bank’s volume of green financing to 40 percent (roughly €4 billion) by 2020, participants at the recently held Green Ci...

19 June 2018

EcoProcura 2018 breakout sessions confirmed

The EcoProcura 2018 conference on sustainable, circular and innovation procurement has confirmed the breakout sessions of its programme from 3-5 October in Nijmegen (The Netherlands). EcoProcura 2018, marking 20 years of the conference series, will bring together over 400 procurers, policy makers, ...