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18 November 2019

Smart Mature Resilience project wins two awards for exceptional standardisation activities

The Smart Mature Resilience (SMR) project has received first prize at two award ceremonies this month for its innovative and effective standardisation activities. SMR, which concluded in 2018, used a holistic approach to develop Resilience Management Guidelines to support urban decision-makers in de...

22 May 2019

New free tool helps cities mainstream nature into urban planning

In celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity, CitiesWithNature – a global knowledge sharing platform launched by ICLEI, IUCN and The Nature Conservancy – has a new tool to help integrate nature into cities. The Nature Pathway on CitiesWithNature is a collection of guidanc...

10 May 2019

ICLEI Europe joins EU Green Week

Each year, the European Commission hosts #EUGreenWeek – an event that convenes a range of stakeholders and experts to engage around Europe’s sustainable future. This year’s event will centre on implementation of environmental laws, based on the Commission’s reports on the top...

27 March 2019

Mannheim to host 9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns

ICLEI Member Mannheim (Germany) will host the 9th edition of the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns, which will take place in Mannheim, 30 September – 2 October 2020. The conference will demonstrate the urgent need for local governments to assume responsibility for urban tran...

6 March 2019

European sustainability award launched at Change the Change conference

Win 10,000 EUR and be recognised as a European leader of sustainable urban transformation with the 2019 Transformative Action Award The 2019 edition of the Transformative Action Award was launched today at ‘Change the Change’, an international conference on climate change, organised by ...

13 September 2018

Bologna, Ghent and Tirana shortlisted for 2018 Transformative Action Award

The shortlisted candidates for the 2018 Transformative Action Award were revealed today at the URBACT Festival in Lisbon, Portugal. The award, which is co-organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, The Basque Country and the City of Aalborg (Denmark), rewards current or conclu...

6 August 2018

2018 Transformative Action Award receives record number of entries

The application deadline for the 2018 Transformative Action Award recently closed, with this year’s award setting a record for the number of applications received. In total 40 innovative and inspiring Transformative Actions from cities, regions and civil society organisations across Europe wer...

3 July 2018

Only one month left to apply for the 2018 Transformative Action Award

With only one month left before applications close, don’t miss your chance to win €10,000 and become recognised as a leader of sustainable urban transformation with the 2018 Transformative Action Award. The award, co-organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the Ba...

24 April 2018

ICLEI and CDP launch unified reporting system

Local and regional governments have been calling for a simplified process for climate data reporting. In response, ICLEI and CDP have partnered to do just that. From now on, climate data will be reported through a new unified system. Local and regional governments now only have to report once, on C...