sustainable cities

CITIES HEADING TOWARDS 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY by controlling their consumption - FOOD FOR THOUGHT AND ACTION  
Post date: 29 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

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.
Post date: 25 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

R2CITIES project innovation for the benefit of local citizens.   Citizens are the main users of the innovative retrofitting actions implemented locally at R2CITIES demo sites. Enjoy the story of Genoa's citizens!  Video available here: http://r2cities.eu/News_And_Events/News/Genoa---Lavatrici-District-Storytelling.kl     Background:
Post date: 10 Nov 2016
Type: News

The International Conference on Design & Sustainable Innovation for Smart Cities will take place on 8 December 2016 in Nice, France. The event will feature professionals from leading research institutes and industry gathering to present key initiatives which combine Energy Efficiency and Service Design for Smart Cities. In addition to live presentations, there will be interactive demo sessions for participants to engage with the products and systems that will be presented.  
Post date: 2 Nov 2016
Type: Evento

The New Urban Agenda is an action-oriented document which sets global standards of achievement in sustainable urban development, rethinking the way we build, manage, and live in cities through drawing together cooperation with committed partners, relevant stakeholders, and urban actors at all levels of government as well as the private sector.  
Post date: 21 Ott 2016
Type: Publication

In the context of the U.N. Habitat III conference that took place from 17 to 20 October 2016 in Quito, Ecuador, the European Commission has presented three commitments to meet the New Urban Agenda's global objectives. The Agenda, adopted at the conference, contains guidelines to make cities all over the world more inclusive, green, safe and prosperous.
Post date: 21 Ott 2016
Type: News

Am 11. Oktober 2016 präsentierten die Gewinnerstädte des BMBF-Wettbewerbs "Energieffiziente Stadt" die Ergebnisse ihrer 5-jährigen Arbeiten zur Steigerung der Energieeffizienz der Gesamtstadt. Die Abschlusskonferenz fand in Stuttgart statt und bot Einblicke in die intensiven Arbeiten, messbare Ergebnisse, innovative Technologien, Methoden und Werkzeuge und Dienstleistungen die auf andere deutsche und internationale Städte übertragbar sind. Die fünf Städte zeigen Wege hin zu einer energieffizienten, ressourceneffizienten, klimafreundlichen und sozialen Stadt der Zukunft.  
Post date: 17 Ott 2016
Type: News

On 11 October, 2016 the winner cities of the competition "Energy Efficient Cities" presented the results of their five year work on improving the energy efficiency on a whole city level funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The final project event took place in Stuttgart and allowed insights in the intensive work, measurable results, innovative technologies, methods, tools and services that can be transferred to other German and international cities.
Post date: 17 Ott 2016
Type: News

One of the key issues facing modern cities today is to avoid municipalities being locked in to technology from a single provider, and to ensure they are free to transition to the most convenient products and services for citizens offered by competitors   As more and more cities launch projects to become smart, a substantial need is emerging: the ability to share the various models across the world so that they can be replicated anywhere.  
Post date: 12 Set 2016
Type: News

It is one of the oldest port cities in history. Located on a large bay along the Aegean Sea, Izmir has enjoyed being a gateway to the world, thanks to its favourable position, at the crossroads of western and eastern civilizations. Today it is driving smart city development in Turkey.   With centralised municipal management of utilities such as transport, water or waste services, Izmir is a pioneer of urban development in Turkey. The country’s third biggest city is developing fast and is fully leveraging IT to improve citizens’ lives
Post date: 6 Set 2016
Type: News