circular economy

  •  economy

2nd International RREUSE conference: Making the circular economy attractive, convenient and inclusive

From November 22 to November 23 RREUSE, the European network of social enterprises active in re-use, repair and recycling, is holding its second annual conference in the city of Nijmegen, Europe’s Green Capital for 2018. The conference will focus on how to encourage citizens, companies and governments to think second-hand and on how to mainstream the circular economy and raise awareness about the value of re-use in doing good for the environment and creating local jobs. High profile...

event

start date: 22-11-2018
end date: 23-11-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Urban Food Matters

Like any successful restauranteur, a large helping of the work cities do is coordinating the many actors around them. From civil society to business and research organisations, cities are perfectly placed to ensure a streamlined synergy between stakeholders that ensure innovative solutions for the food system and yields the best result. Cities use an array of policy instruments: citizen engagement, social innovation, new governance models and socially responsible public procurement to...

publication

publication date: 30-10-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Agile cities: how are cities adapting to the fourth industrial revolution?

In September 2018, the Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization of the World Economic Forum has released a report on the adaptation of urban landscapes and administrations to the fourth industrial revolution.

news

publication date: 17-10-2018

  •  environment

Euractiv: Time to shift responsibility on plastics

Plastic pollution is increasingly in the spotlight but Europe could learn a thing or two from one of the cities leading the charge to curb unnecessary waste, writes the governing mayor of Oslo.

publication

publication date: 10-10-2018

  •  environment

EUROCITIES statement on the LIFE programme 2021-2027

The EUROCITIES statement on the Commission proposal for a regulation on LIFE (2021-2027) is now out.

publication

publication date: 08-10-2018

  •  environment

New step for the COLLECTORS project with the identification of well-performing waste management systems in Europe

The project is advancing towards its objective of studying in detail 12 waste management systems as “good practice examples”

news

publication date: 03-10-2018

  •  environment

Submit your project for the Energy Globe Award 2019: the largest environmental prize worldwide

Energy Globe Award supports most outstanding sustainable initiatives from all over the world and let them set an example for others.

news

publication date: 26-09-2018

  •  environment

#EUGreenWeek 2019 – call for proposals to organise the opening event is now open

Environmental laws have a huge impact on our life. They improve water and air quality, they protect nature, and they encourage recycling and waste management. But to really make an appreciable difference, these EU laws have to be properly implemented.

news

publication date: 19-09-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

Building Social Europe - flagship conference

On the occasion of the first anniversary since the proclamation of the European Pillar of social rights, EU, national and local decision makers will gather in Lisbon for a 2-days conference, together with social partners, civil society and academia.

event

start date: 29-11-2018
end date: 30-11-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

Building Social Europe - flagship conference

On the occasion of the first anniversary since the proclamation of the European Pillar of social rights, EU, national and local decision makers will gather in Lisbon for a 2-days conference, together with social partners, civil society and academia.

event

start date: 29-11-2018
end date: 30-11-2018