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Integrated Action Program for Climate Protection in Munich
Munich, Germany

Integrated Action Program for Climate Protectio...

Munich aims to make 50-percent cut in CO2 emissions by 2030.

Neighbourhood development based on equal opportunities in Krefeld
Krefeld, Germany

Neighbourhood development based on equal opport...

Through its pilot project Nachbarschaft Samtweberei (“Velvet weavers’ neighbourhood”) in the German city of Krefeld, the Montag Foundation for Urban Spaces is demonstrating how cooperation with the local authority can make socially sound urban development work.

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.

Micro and Small Enterprise Development Program
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Micro and Small Enterprise Development Program

This programme uses micro-credit loans and provides business training to alleviate poverty and unemployment in the city of Addis Ababa.

Energy efficient refurbishment at Berlin's Märkisches Viertel neighbourhood
Berlin, Germany

Energy efficient refurbishment at Berlin's Märk...

The Märkisches Viertel neighbourhood in Berlin has become Germany’s largest low energy settlement due to the energy efficient conversion of 13,500 apartments.

La Colaboradora: a P2P co-working space promoting collaborative economy
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Zaragoza, Spain

La Colaboradora: a P2P co-working space promoti...

A co-working space where a community of some 200 entrepreneurs, freelancers and creative professionals each dedicate four hours of their time every month in return for support with launching their projects. The principle is an exchange of services, ideas and knowledge through a ‘bank time’ approach.

The International Building Exhibition and its “Climate Protection Concept Renewable Wilhelmsburg"
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Hamburg, Germany

The International Building Exhibition and its “...

In 2005 Hamburg decided to support the redevelopment of the Wilhelmsburg neighborhood through hosting the International Building and the International Garden Show (IBA).

 Rea Vaya - Bus Rapid Transit System
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Johannesburg, South Africa

Rea Vaya - Bus Rapid Transit System

The Rea Vaya (‘we are going’) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system provides accessible, reliable and affordable public transport services for residents of Johannesburg and reduces the city’s C02 emissions.

Sustainability in The Hague neighbourhoods; participation in co-creation
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The Hague, Netherlands

Sustainability in The Hague neighbourhoods; par...

The Hague is harnessing the commitment, time and skills of citizens to help achieve its goal of becoming climate neutral by 2040. Practical support and grants for cooperative action at grassroots level are turning good ideas into reality across the city.