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Municipal Finance Program
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Dakar, Senegal

Municipal Finance Program

Under the leadership of the Municipal Council of Dakar, the Dakar Municipal Finance Program (DMFP) has been developed to enable the City of Dakar to gain access to capital markets for its investment needs.

Auld but not Reekie – transforming transport energy use in Edinburgh
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Auld but not Reekie – transforming transport en...

Edinburgh's municipal bus company, Lothian Buses, is going a long way to combat this image with ‘Auld but not Reekie’, an initiative that by the end of 2014 will see 65 hybrid buses in service and 45 buses retrofitted with low emissions exhausts.

REECH initiative
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Liverpool, United Kingdom

REECH initiative

Through REECH, Liverpool works with a range of partners, including social housing providers and local authorities, to improve the energy efficiency of social housing and SME business premises in its most deprived communities.

OPEN Glasgow – City Data Hub
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

OPEN Glasgow – City Data Hub

Glasgow’s City Data Hub is home to 400 datasets, published with support from 60 partner organisations. The data gives citizens and businesses insight into life in their city, and allows them to get more involved in decision making.

The Edinburgh Guarantee
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Edinburgh Guarantee

Edinburgh has inspired cultural change across the public, private and third sectors to address unemployment among school leavers. A shared vision and strong partnerships are helping them find a job, modern apprenticeship or training, and make successful transitions into the world of work.

Edinburgh in Bloom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh in Bloom

By mobilising support and coordinating action, Edinburgh in Bloom is setting a new standard for conserving and enhancing historic and natural environments in imaginative and sustainable ways.

Glasgow Green Wardens scheme: Greening the council and boosting employability
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow Green Wardens scheme: Greening the coun...

Glasgow gives employment opportunities in the green sector to people with a low employability profile through a traineeship scheme with the city council.

Local strategies to implement national energy efficiency schemes in Newcastle
Newcastle, United Kingdom

Local strategies to implement national energy e...

Through building partnerships between the public and private sectors, the city of Newcastle has improved the energy efficiency of its housing stock, decreased fuel poverty and created jobs and training opportunities for vulnerable young people.

Ocean Somali Community Association (OSCA)
London, United Kingdom

Ocean Somali Community Association (OSCA)

A charity organisation providing services to residents in East London to foster their integration.