Today more than two thirds of Europeans live in towns and cities. Urban areas concentrate most of the environmental challenges facing our society but also bring together commitment and innovation to resolve them. The European Green Capital Award has been conceived to promote and reward these efforts. Find Out More

Eurovision Song Contest Goes Green

April 16, 2014

Copenhagen is renowned as an environmentally friendly and green city having been awarded the European Green Capital Award for 2014. This year, the green aspirations... read more

Parisians start food waste programme

April 16, 2014

Restaurants in Paris are preparing to introduce a new system of organic waste collection. This initiative will precede a new law which will force French... read more

Cycling Connects Conference 2014

22nd- 23rd May 2014, Rostock, Germany Cycling Connects Conference 2014 will take place from 22nd - 23rd May 2014 at the Conference Pavilion of the Hanseatic Trade Show in Rostock, Germany.  The conference aims to bring ... read more

Grey to Green - Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Conference

25th- 26th August 2014, Toronto, Canada Grey to Green - Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Conference will take place on 25th-26th August 2014 at The Eaton Chelsea in Toronto, Canada. The conference will focus on the health benefits ... read more

Smart City Event

13th – 14th May 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands The Smart City Event aims to bring together a wide range of stakeholders from all over the world concerning the development of smarter cities. ... read more