This aim of this report is to showcase the Environmental Good Practice of applicant cities from the European Green Capital Award 2018, and to benchmark their environmental performances in order to provide quantitative data for sharing best practice examples in Europe and beyond.
The Good Practice Report for the European Green Capital Award 2018 contains 40 examples from the seven cities: Arad (Romania), Ghent (Belgium), Nijmegen (the Netherlands), ‘s-Hertogenbosch (the Netherlands), Tallinn (Estonia), Umeå (Sweden) and Warsaw (Poland). All showcased cities have more than 100,000 inhabitants.
The European Green Capital Award (EGCA) is one of the policy tools the European Commission uses to address the many urban environmental challenges today. This award recognises and rewards local efforts to improve the environment, the economy and the quality of life in cities. The EGCA is given each year to a city, which is leading the way in environmentally friendly urban living and which can thus act as a role-model to inspire other cities.
For more information please go to the European Green Capital website.