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Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation strategies for building resilient communities
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Albay (Province), Philippines

Disaster risk reduction and climate change adap...

The province of Albay in the Philippines has adopted strategies for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) to foster economic prosperity and keep its population safe.

City of Cape Town’s Water Map
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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.

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.

Micro-Gardens in Dakar
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Dakar, Senegal

Micro-Gardens in Dakar

Micro-gardening is a form of soilless horticultural production undertaken in small urban spaces, and contributes to the fight against food insecurity in Dakar.

Innova.TO, Turin's municipal innovation program
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Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy

Innova.TO, Turin's municipal innovation program

10,000 municipal employees = 10,000 potential innovators.

La Lainière Project House
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European Metropolis of Lille, France

La Lainière Project House

La Lainière Project House demonstrates the cradle-to-cradle (C2C) philosophy in action.

Barrio Digital
La Paz, Bolivia

Barrio Digital

Barrio Digital allows citizens to send real-time feedback, complaints and requests to the municipal government from their mobile phones or via the internet.

Paper and furniture from aquatic plants
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Almere, Netherlands

Paper and furniture from aquatic plants

The city of Almere, working with the business sectors and local stakeholders has developed an innovative circular economy partnership.