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

Ljubljana Renovates Republic Square

October 15, 2014

For half of a century the Republic Square (Trg Republike) located in the centre of the city in front of the Slovenian Parliament served as a parking surface.... read more

The Bristol Skipchen

October 15, 2014

Operating a strictly Pay-as-you-feel (PAYF) policy, the café only serves meals which have been made from ingredients sourced from local restaurants and organisations that would have otherwise gone to waste. ... read more

Local Renewables Conference 2014

22nd Oct 2014 - 24th Oct 2014

The 6th Local Renewables Conference will focus on the importance of renewable energy and the key role that local government can play in the move towards sustainable economies. read more

World Sustainable Building 2014 Barcelona

28th Oct 2014 - 30th Oct 2014

The theme of this year’s conference will be “Are we moving as quickly as we should? It’s up to us!” read more