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Urban Gardens City Project
Zagreb - Croatia

Urban Gardens City Project

The project ‘Urban Gardens’ was established in 2013 by the City of Zagreb to enable citizens to temporarily use small cultivable plots in the city […]

When urban and rural join forces towards the energy transition
Saint-Etienne Métropole - France

When urban and rural join forces towards the energy transition

The case of Saint-Étienne Métropole and Parc Naturel Régional du Pilat

Saint-Etienne urban community and Pilat Regional Natural Park have signed up together since 2015 to become one of France’s exemplary territories in the energy transition […]

Keep money at home: Bristol just does that!
Bristol - United Kingdom

Keep money at home: Bristol just does that!

Bristol´s local currency Bristol’s scheme is supporting local economy and developing local supply chains The city of Bristol, known as one of the most sustainable […]

Demonstrating citizens’ engagement
Pamplona - Spain

Demonstrating citizens’ engagement

Everybody has to contribute to fighting climate change and promoting energy transition in proportion to their responsibilities. “Alone, I will achieve nothing! I agree to […]

100% RES – Towards energy self-sufficiency by 2050
Local energy agency of Barcelona - Spain

100% RES – Towards energy self-sufficiency by 2050

In 2015 this analysis led Barcelona to formally lay out its vision of a transition towards energy self-sufficiency. The municipality has set itself two objectives: […]

Sustainability Puzzle
Odense - Denmark

Sustainability Puzzle

Involving the administration and political representatives

A tool for considering sustainability in all aspects of a project Background The Sustainability Puzzle developed by Odense is a unique tool that helps to […]

Engaging citizens for energy-efficiency
Ivanic Grad - Croatia

Engaging citizens for energy-efficiency

Despite its small size the municipality has been a regional pioneer in promoting sustainable energy and engaging citizens in energy – saving actions Website Engaging […]

12 new Eco-buildings in De Bonne
Grenoble - France

12 new Eco-buildings in De Bonne

One step closer to Grenoble's 2020 goals

About 12 eco-buildings are built in de Bonne with a minimum of 50% lower energy consumption level than the national average. The buildings present various […]

Concert’Action Interactive Training Programme in de Bonne
Grenoble - France

Concert’Action Interactive Training Programme in de Bonne

Concert’action is a training programme that raises awareness and trains construction companies in energy performance issues. Background The sustainable neighbourhood de Bonne in Grenoble is […]

“Fifty-Fifty”: Everybody wins when saving energy in Munich!
Munich - Germany

“Fifty-Fifty”: Everybody wins when saving energy in Munich!

Background Fifty-Fifty is an energy and water saving programme coordinated by the City of Munich that has been running in schools and kindergartens since 1996. […]

Munich’s multi-stakeholder alliance
Munich - Germany

Munich’s multi-stakeholder alliance

“Without the active and innovative cooperation of the about 100 members of the local alliance Munich for Climate Pro-tection, the city cannot achieve its ambitious […]

Biogas co-generation in a greenhouse complex
Lyon - France

Biogas co-generation in a greenhouse complex

Well-being born of a Smart City To face the challenges posed by increasing urbanization, the Métropole de Lyon (1.3 million people) has created an ambitious, […]

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