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Making sustainability an 'easy sell’ for everyone

27 April 2018

The world of business has long recognised that attracting new customers may be rewarding, but involves a lot of hard work and expense. The same can be said for tempting cities and citizens to make a significant jump toward sustainable technologies and behaviours. So how can we make it easier? A group of seven European cities has started their hunt for answers…

Simplifying the “difficult first sale” transition to sustainable practices – as well as how to further upsell and expand these...

Energy Data Innovation Network (EDI-Net) Initiative

26 April 2018

Improve your city's sustainable energy and water management by joining the Energy Data Innovation Network (EDI-Net) initiative

EDI-Net assists in building your city's or region's capacity to more effectively implement sustainable energy policies. Therefore, it is analysing short time series metered energy and water data from public buildings, from renewable energy systems and from building energy management systems (BEMNS) in order to...

Lighthouse Cities light the way with new manifesto

12 April 2018

12 April 2018, Lisbon, PO: Representatives of the twelve smart city ‘lighthouse’ projects, recipients of a combined investment of €263.84 million euro from the European Commission, met to sign a manifesto of cooperation. This manifesto is an agreement between cities to significantly change the smart city market place. The occasion of the signing was a day of workshops where the 76 cities across Europe that are direct beneficiaries of these projects discussed their progress in enhancing...

RECORDING AVAILABLE - First SCIS Webinar on 24 April

04 April 2018

On 24 April 10 am,  SCIS hosted its first webinar to present its objectives and how the platform can help you or your members/partners in your initiatives and projects. The webinar took place from 10:00 to 11:00 CET (Brussels time). More than 50 participants from all over Europe took part, listened and discussed!

SCIS brings together smart city stakeholders across Europe to exchange data, experience and know-how and to collaborate on the creation of smart cities and an energy-...

SCIS March Newsletter published

03 April 2018

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Check out our latest newsletter to learn more about the city's journey, the Green Digital Charter, one of the latest SCC1 projects Stardust and updates from mySMARTLife and SmartEnCity projects meetings!

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2018 Transformative Action Award - Apply now!

28 March 2018

The competition rewards current or concluded actions that use the 15 pathways of the Basque Declaration to achieve the socio-cultural, socio-economic, and technological transformation our societies need to create a productive, sustainable and resilient Europe.

The award is open to any local or...

Where are we now? An overview of signatory cities’ progress towards meeting their GDC commitment

23 March 2018

Two years after the first implementation monitoring document, a new report on the progress made by Green Digital Charter signatories towards their commitments to the Charter has been published.

The Green Digital Charter (GDC) is a political declaration committing cities to use digital technologies to meet their carbon emission reduction targets, and contribute to the fight against climate change while improving governance.

Based on evidence collected through a...

Contribute to public consultation for SRIA 2.0

23 March 2018

JPI Urban Europe is currently working on a process to update its Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda. Their mission is to provide robust evidence for urban decision makers. If you are involved in urban development - come join them in this process!

  • What are your urgent challenges in urban transitions?
  • What are the ‘hardest cases’  in sustainable urban development?

For participating in the consultation, you can either...

Covenant of Mayors Ceremony and SCIS side event

28 February 2018

At the picture: Leidulf Skjørestad (Director of the Department for Environmental and Urban Development, City of Stavanger), Vincent Fristot (Deputy mayor on urbanism, housing and energy transition, Grenoble-Alpes Métropole), Francisco de la Torre Prador (Mayor, City of Málaga)

On 22, the Covenant of Mayors Ceremony took place in Brussels, bringing together local politicians and all relevant stakeholders creating sustainable cities.  The event was an occasion to showcase how local...