circular economy

  •  economy

Barcelona presents White Paper on the future of work and jobs at EU level

Barcelona published a White Paper on the future of work and jobs based on deep analysis of the state of play of the local labour market and interviews with employment experts. Promoted by Barcelona Activa, the local economic development agency of Barcelona City Council, the book analyses concepts such as basic income, education, technology, robotics, the ageing of the population, women empowerment, new generations and flexible working hours. The White Paper provides a guide and...

news

publication date: 21-01-2019

  •  environment

publication

publication date: 18-01-2019

  •  environment

news

publication date: 10-12-2018

  •  culture
  •  environment

EUROCITIES event at COP24: How cultural heritage can contribute to sustainability

A side event we're organising with partners at COP24 in Katowice on 6 December will explore how cities can work together to boost sustainable and inclusive business innovation in cultural heritage to raise ambitions in tackling climate change.

news

publication date: 05-12-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

publication

publication date: 04-12-2018

  •  economy

2nd International RREUSE conference: Making the circular economy attractive, convenient and inclusive

From November 22 to November 23 RREUSE, the European network of social enterprises active in re-use, repair and recycling, is holding its second annual conference in the city of Nijmegen, Europe’s Green Capital for 2018. The conference will focus on how to encourage citizens, companies and governments to think second-hand and on how to mainstream the circular economy and raise awareness about the value of re-use in doing good for the environment and creating local jobs. High profile...

event

start date: 22-11-2018
end date: 23-11-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Urban Food Matters

Like any successful restauranteur, a large helping of the work cities do is coordinating the many actors around them. From civil society to business and research organisations, cities are perfectly placed to ensure a streamlined synergy between stakeholders that ensure innovative solutions for the food system and yields the best result. Cities use an array of policy instruments: citizen engagement, social innovation, new governance models and socially responsible public procurement to...

publication

publication date: 30-10-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Agile cities: how are cities adapting to the fourth industrial revolution?

In September 2018, the Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization of the World Economic Forum has released a report on the adaptation of urban landscapes and administrations to the fourth industrial revolution.

news

publication date: 17-10-2018

  •  environment

Euractiv: Time to shift responsibility on plastics

Plastic pollution is increasingly in the spotlight but Europe could learn a thing or two from one of the cities leading the charge to curb unnecessary waste, writes the governing mayor of Oslo.

publication

publication date: 10-10-2018