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

Green housing unit takes root in Turin

March 25, 2015

25 Verde is Pia’s creation and as well as its striking visual appearance it provides a number of environmental services for its residents... read more

Four UK cities awarded Sustainable Food City status

March 25, 2015

The awards were presented during a two day international Sustainable Food Cities conference hosted by Bristol, the 2015 European Green Capital at the iconic SS Great Britain... read more

Fourth Informed Cities Forum

26th Mar 2015 - 27th Mar 2015

The forum aims to build new alliances for the radical changes needed to respond to the environmental, economic and social challenges cities face. read more


30th Mar 2015 - 31st Mar 2015

The conference aims to assess the role of these key elements and how they can be integrated and managed into systems and services in the transition towards sustainable cities. read more