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298 case studies online.

The Resilience Strategy of Montevideo
Montevideo, Uruguay

The Resilience Strategy of Montevideo

The Resilience Strategy of Montevideo is a strategic guide that seeks to prepare the city and its inhabitants, to face the diverse challenges that urbanization, climate change and globalization represent.

Metropolitan District of Quito Resilience Strategy
Quito, Ecuador

Metropolitan District of Quito Resilience Strategy

The city of Quito is preparing to face the challenges of the 21st century based on its adaptive capacity, which is built on social and economic inclusion, efficient urban performance and environmental sustainability.

City of Cape Town’s Water Map
Award
Cape Town, South Africa

City of Cape Town’s Water Map

The Cape Town Water Map is a novel behaviour-change tool that helped reduce water use during the extreme drought experienced in Cape Town from 2015-2018.

Progressive procurement: the policy and practice of Manchester City Council
Manchester, United Kingdom

Progressive procurement: the policy and practic...

The city of Manchester focuses its spending power to lock wealth into the local economy.

Grand Paris Metropolis
Award
Paris - Ile de France, France

Grand Paris Metropolis

"Let's reinvent the Grand Paris Metropolis" project brings together government, community and business to re-imagine the metropolitan area.

Tswelopele Clean-up campaign
Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa

Tswelopele Clean-up campaign

In an effort to increase environmental awareness, the city of Tshwane has embarked on a monthly clean-up programme targeted at residents and businesses.

SIPHO - Intermediation Service for People in the Process of Evictions and Occupancies
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Barcelona, Spain

SIPHO - Intermediation Service for People in th...

This program provides urgent, coordinated support for people at risk of becoming homeless in the city of Barcelona.

Transit Oriented Development Strategy
Quito, Ecuador

Transit Oriented Development Strategy

A strategy focussing on social inclusion, urban regeneration and the environment is being implemented in Quito.

Torino markets 2.0 – Areas of Commercial Coverage
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Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy

Torino markets 2.0 – Areas of Commercial Coverage

The city of Torino is implementing an innovative model to avoid the closure of small local markets and promote social cohesion.