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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

How can your city become future-proof?

The brochure includes transformation pathways from European Green Capital Network members and practical tips for local governments looking for ways to make their cities and towns future-proof.
Guidance document

From Dream to reality - recommendations for policy makers and practitioners

This report presents the conclusions and recommendations from GrowSmarter, a five-year project that demonstrated smart city solutions in energy, infrastructure and transport and provided other cities with valuable insights on how the solutions work in practice.

Conclusions from implementing integrated infrastructure in smart cities

This report describes the conclusions that followed the implementation of eleven measures under the topic of Integrated Infrastructure in the GrowSmarter project in its’ three “Lighthouse Cities” of Barcelona, Cologne and Stockholm.
Press release
21 September 2018

CIVITAS Awards 2018 recognise Europe’s pioneering cities for sustainable urban mobility

Eight European towns and cities were revealed as the winners of the CITIVAS Awards 2018, Europe’s most prestigious prizes for clean, urban transport. The announcements were made at a ceremony in Umeå, Sweden, on the second evening of CIVITAS Forum 2018.

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.

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.

Berliner Nachhaltigkeitsprofil

Berlin Sustainability Profile