sustainable urban development

Energy initiatives at community level: small to big European towns implementing integrated solutions at city level.   Monday, 06 March 2017 13:30 – 14:30 CET Time   This is the second of a series of five webinars for FREE that the MEnS project delivers for its e-learning platform.  
Post date: 27 Feb 2017
Type: Event

By Frankie Downy, Manager of C40’s Private Building Efficiency Network     When stepping off a train or plane to visit a city for the first time, you wonder: will it live up to expectations, will it look like it does in the movies? Then the towering skyline of New York City, Hong Kong or Tokyo hits you and it takes your breath away. As a tourist it’s exciting; however, viewed through the lens of a policy maker with the task of making those buildings energy efficient, it’s a daunting prospect.  
Post date: 21 Feb 2017
Type: Note

Seven Innovative City Programmes for Existing Building Energy Efficiency    
Post date: 20 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

Although many cities and regions have engaged in an energy transition, fincancing sustainable energy measures remains a great challenge.  Project investment costs are high and it seems difficult to cover them using the municipal budget and traditional financing methods only.
Post date: 6 Feb 2017
Type: Event

The International Conference on Design & Sustainable Innovation for Smart Cities will take place on 8 December 2016 in Nice, France. The event will feature professionals from leading research institutes and industry gathering to present key initiatives which combine Energy Efficiency and Service Design for Smart Cities. In addition to live presentations, there will be interactive demo sessions for participants to engage with the products and systems that will be presented.  
Post date: 2 Nov 2016
Type: Event

The New Urban Agenda is an action-oriented document which sets global standards of achievement in sustainable urban development, rethinking the way we build, manage, and live in cities through drawing together cooperation with committed partners, relevant stakeholders, and urban actors at all levels of government as well as the private sector.  
Post date: 21 Oct 2016
Type: Publication

In the context of the U.N. Habitat III conference that took place from 17 to 20 October 2016 in Quito, Ecuador, the European Commission has presented three commitments to meet the New Urban Agenda's global objectives. The Agenda, adopted at the conference, contains guidelines to make cities all over the world more inclusive, green, safe and prosperous.
Post date: 21 Oct 2016
Type: News

Housing Europe has its own voice at the Habitat III, the global conference shaping the New Urban Agenda for the next 20 years, which takes place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 to 20 October 2016.
Post date: 19 Oct 2016
Type: News