EGCA Brochures & Leaflets
Publications are prepared to present the European Green Capital Award and the winning cities. A selection of these brochures are available for download from this page.
Will your city be the European Green Capital?
To see what it takes to become a European Green Capital, please view the Will Your City leaflet.
Nijmegen – European Green Capital 2018
The Nijmegen – European Green Capital 2018 brochure introduces this historical city, showcasing its best practices in urban sustainability, such as its ambitious energy targets, its water and waste management and its commitment to citizen engagement. The brochure also provides an overview of the five key themes of Nijmegen’s green activities during and after its year as European Green Capital.
Essen – European Green Capital 2017
The brochure presents Essen as European Green Capital 2017, showcasing the city’s best practices and its commitment to long term change. It also explores the five thematic areas of Essen’s European Green Capital activities.
Ljubljana – European Green Capital 2016
The brochure presents Ljubljana as European Green Capital 2016, showcasing the city’s best practices in sustainable urban policies. Special highlights include the city’s green spaces, transport, waste management, water management and awareness raising activities.
Bristol – European Green Capital 2015
The Bristol European Green Capital 2015 winning city leaflet showcases the city’s collaborative approach to finding shared solutions to environmental challenges, with a programme focused on Learning, Innovation and Leadership.
Copenhagen – European Green Capital 2014
The brochure presents Copenhagen as European Green Capital 2014, showcasing the pioneering efforts Copenhagen has made to expand its green economy.
Nantes – European Green Capital 2013
The following brochures present Nantes as the European Green Capital for 2013, introducing Nantes as a dynamic, forward-looking city. Explore Nantes’ policy approach to enhancing its urban environment and improving the quality of life of its citizens.
Vitoria-Gasteiz – European Green Capital 2012
The brochure presents Vitoria-Gasteiz as the European Green Capital for 2012 introducing the capital city of the Basque Country and of the province of Alava.
The brochure describes how the careful urban planning of the city has limited the environmental impacts of urban living and demonstrates the exceptional quality of life of all its residents. Vitoria-Gasteiz proves that when it comes to green living, all cities have an important role to play, and is a role model for other medium-sized European cities.
Hamburg – European Green Capital 2011
The Hamburg European Green Capital for 2011 brochure and leaflet introduce the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and its long-standing reputation as one of Europe’s great ports and industrial centres. The publications describe how the city confronts environmental challenges and is a role model for other European cities.
Stockholm – European Green Capital 2010
This brochure presents Stockholm as Green Capital for 2010. From introductory forewords by European Commissioner for the Environment, Janez Potočnik, and Stockholm Mayor Sten Nordin, to a look at the Swedish capital as a green, blue and clean city, find out why this city became the first ever European Green Capital.
Making Our Cities Attractive and Sustainable
This brochure provides an overview of the ways the EU supports citizens and local governments in their efforts to make our cities sustainable and attractive.