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The Covenant of Companies for Climate and Energy (CCCE) is a European Commission pilot initiative aimed at encouraging and supporting companies to step up their contribution to a clean energy transition, energy savings and related climate objectives as set out in the European Green Deal. The CCCE provides practical, step-by-step...Läs mer
Here are some takeaways from the webinar organized by the Covenant of Mayors – Europe Office, which took place on July 13th 2022.
The webinar presented technical assistance opportunities for energy communities from three different initiatives. Also, two different good practices were presented on how energy communities can help...Läs mer
Skyrocketing energy prices are squeezing business and household budgets while funding Putin’s atrocities in Ukraine. In response, mayors and cities across Europe are embarking on a bottom-up campaign to harness the most immediate and inexpensive solution possible – energy saving.
“We can’t finance Putin’s tanks and guns with our...Läs mer
On the theme of sustainable mobility, the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen in Germany is setting up some inspiring measures to promote car-sharing to limit GHG emissions as well as city’s road congestions.
Many people make little or no use of their car because they find it easier to walk, cycle, ride a motorbike or take public transport to...Läs mer
One of the goal of the European Union is to connect with its citizens within each Member States and to work, like the Covenant of Mayors - Europe, directly with civil society and representatives.
Based on this principle, the European Parliament initiated the project “Building Europe with Local Councillors.” It is aimed at building an EU...Läs mer
Lobbying to have your voice heard works. That was a key message from the President of the Youth Climate Council of Poland, Kasia Smetek, during a session at the World Urban Forum in Katowice on how city leaders and youth are making climate neutrality a reality. In COP24, there were no young people, noted Smetek; by COP26, the number of...Läs mer
The Technical Assistance programme aims at supporting 10 municipalities under 50,000 inhabitants in the preparation and development of selected projects included in their SECAP. For this year’s edition, the focus of the programme will be on community energy projects.
10 selected...Läs mer
Here's some takeaways from our Covenant of Mayors' webinar entitled "P ublic transport as a key enabler for carbon-neutral and connected cities" which took place on June 23rd 2022. The Covenant Office is organising a series of 5 webinars on policy options to reduce emissions from the transport sector, which kickstarted this 23 June with...Läs mer
Energy poverty - currently experienced by between 30 and 60 million of Europeans - refers to the situation when households are unable to access enough energy to ensure dignified living conditions at an affordable price. Although the direct and indirect drivers and causes are multiple, poor insulation of buildings, high energy bills and...Läs mer