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The development of the urban mobility of Dresden is one of the cities' core assets. The plan does not only support political decision-makers but also the economy, traffic-related institutions, NGOs, and institutional partners. It also offers an orientation for the citizens, while providing a non-committal and voluntary plan.  
Post date: 4 Apr 2019
Type: News

Schneider Electric, an international group specialized in energy management and automation, occupies several sites in Grenoble. The city is the historic headquarters of the company, which employs 5,000 people on 12 sites. Wanting to bring its staff together and improve cooperation, Schneider Electric has launched a two-building project with ambitious energy performance goals.  
Post date: 3 Apr 2019
Type: News

EIT Climate-KIC supported firm Beyond Ratings, a financial services company that specialises in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) analysis, has now been designated a credit rating agency by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).  
Post date: 3 Apr 2019
Type: News

The University of Bath is testing a number of waste materials to assess their thermal performance as potential materials for insulating buildings.  
Post date: 3 Apr 2019
Type: News

On March 22nd, 2019, the 2019 (The First) Health Building Conference launched in Beijing. The conference was jointly organized by China Healthy Building Alliance, China Academy of Building Research, Chinese Society for Urban Studies, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, School of Architecture in Tsinghua University, Institute of Environmental Medicine in Peking University, China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce as well as the Physics Branch of Architectural Society of China.  
Post date: 3 Apr 2019
Type: News

Get involved! Showcase city-level renewable energy action, share your insights and be featured in the REN21 Renewables in Cities Global Status Report! Are you a city expert and know of city targets, policies or innovative business models integrating renewable energy in buildings, industry, transport or power grids? How are cities mobilizing finance and involving citizens in renewable energy projects?  
Post date: 3 Apr 2019
Type: News

1. EU’s Long-Term Strategy should bring forward cross-sectorial approaches integrating aspects related to energy, environment and climate altogether. This should include a clear recognition of the multiple benefits of such a climate neutral strategy in terms of health, economic growth, social inclusion, poverty alleviation, citizen empowerment, territorial development.  
Post date: 3 Apr 2019
Type: News

Last year, European Ministers of Culture, along with other institutions and NGOs, highlighted in the Davos Declaration “a trend towards a loss of quality in … the built environment …  all over Europe”, characterised by “the trivialisation of construction, the lack of design values, … the growth of faceless urban sprawl and irresponsible land use, the deterioration of historic fabric, and the loss of regional traditions and identities”.
Post date: 3 Apr 2019
Type: Event

German Energy NCP on "Berliner Energietage 2019". Realising communal goals and entrepreneurial visions with Horizon 2020.   Cities are the foundation of the energy transition. The European energy and climate goals can only be achieved through the engagement of cities. The Framework Programme Horizon 2020 for Research and Innovation promotes new solutions for implementing the energy transition.  
Post date: 2 Apr 2019
Type: Event

The “Achieve Bet­ter Build­ings!” Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce will take place in ad­di­tion to this year’s In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce in China.
Post date: 29 Mar 2019
Type: Event