The EMPOWERING project, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme and running from February 2016 to January 2019, supports 7 regions in Italy, Romania, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, Sweden and Spain in shifting towards a low-carbon society.
Four Covenant coordinators are among the project partners of EMPOWERING:
The EU has just launched a new project in the Southern Neighbourhood to support the transition of partner countries towards sustainable, low-carbon and climate-resilient development.
The overall objective is to enhance energy security and adaptive capacity of partner countries and subsequently contribute to more stable, efficient,...Meer lezen
The building sector has a key role to play in addressing issues such as climate change, resource scarcity, health and well-being, and sustainable development. This is why the European Commission developed Level(s), a voluntary assessment and reporting framework to improve the sustainability of buildings.
Level(s) provides a set...Meer lezen
Mobilising investment in renewable energies and energy efficiency is considered to be the key for Europe´s energy transition. At the same time, however, it still represents one of the transition´s core challenges. As European cities represent the key innovation hubs to unlock finance for energy efficiency, the EU is now launching the...Meer lezen
"I boarded on a bus in Thessaloniki and headed north-west.
About 1 hour later I reached the city of Serres with its 60 000 inhabitants, surrounded by beautiful mountains hiding a myriad of small villages, a couple of ski stations and - as a bonus - the famous Kirkeni lake with its incredible flora and fauna, welcoming migrating birds...Meer lezen
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You are wondering how to finance your local climate and mobility plans? You are looking for an opportunity to get in touch with banks and investors to help you fund local...Meer lezen
The European Commission's award for sustainable urban mobility planning (SUMP Award) was launched in 2012. The aim of the award is to encourage the adoption of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) by local authorities across Europe and to reward outstanding achievements in each...Meer lezen
The Covenant city of Barcelona has for a long time been recognized as a city where activism, vividness, and creativity have paved the ground for citizen-level democracy. Since 2015, when the former Occupy activist Ada Calou became mayor, the city has been gaining regular attention for its radical democratic changes, representing a...Meer lezen
The Covenant of Mayors initiative has been active for the last 10 years in Europe with an increasing success amongst cities & towns.
The Covenant framework is supporting its signatories in achieving their climate and energy goals in a structured and coherent way, offering a methodology that has proved to be effective and useful for...Meer lezen
These competitions reward cities that achieve outstanding environmental outcomes in Urban Sustainability.
Experts are being sought in the following Environmental Indicator areas...Meer lezen