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The Milan Food Policy
Award
Milan, Italy

The Milan Food Policy

An innovative framework for making urban food systems more sustainable and inclusive.

The CHAOS Challenge
Award
Oulu, Finland

The CHAOS Challenge

The City of Oulu has developed a community-driven model for generating and testing creative solutions to city problems.

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.

Pluit Reservoir Revitalization Project
Award
Jakarta, Indonesia

Pluit Reservoir Revitalization Project

The Pluit Reservoir Revitalization Project is an initiative of the city of Jakarta to reduce urban flooding, improve water storage capacity and the quality of its prime water source.

The Schöneberg Loop
Berlin, Germany

The Schöneberg Loop

Through the so-called “Schöneberg Loop” (Schöneberger Schleife), Berlin is striving to expand the network of different urban spaces located in the area of "Südkreuz". Designed as a green trail, the Schöneberg Loop creates a eco-friendly corridor connecting the south of Berlin with the city centre.

Visionary Vancouver: creating a welcoming and sustainable place for all
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Vancouver, Canada

Visionary Vancouver: creating a welcoming and s...

The City of Vancouver has been awarded in 2012 the Guangzhou Award for Urban Innovation in recognition of its Greenest City and housing affordability initiatives.

Rennes Metropole: Inclusive employment through waste management
Rennes Metropole, France

Rennes Metropole: Inclusive employment through ...

Rennes Metropole is using social clauses in public procurement for its waste management activities to tackle long term unemployment among low skilled people.

Social clauses in public procurement for sustainable employment
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Social clauses in public procurement for sustai...

Amsterdam uses public procurement to support its young people at risk of exclusion to obtain a formal engineering qualification and work experience. It combines training measures with creating job placements specifically for this target group.

Linköping Carbon Neutral 2025
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Linköping, Sweden

Linköping Carbon Neutral 2025

In 2011 the Municipal Council adopted its long-term climate goal to make Linköping a carbon-neutral community by 2025.