Covenant of Mayors





The Covenant of Mayors is the mainstream European movement involving local and regional authorities, voluntarily committing to increasing energy efficiency and use of renewable energy sources on their territories. By their commitment, Covenant signatories aim to meet and exceed the European Union 20% CO2 reduction objective by 2020.

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The Economist : Covenant of Mayors listed among 'policies with highest impact on climate change mitigation'
25 September 2014 - 18:20
The Economist asked Climate Action Tracker, a group of scientists who study emissions policies and actions, to calculate the policies likely to have the biggest impact in 2020....
Georgian Prime Minister praises « Covenant of Mayors EU programme » at UN summit in New York
25 September 2014 - 14:33
Speaking at the UN 2014 Climate Summit last Tuesday September 23rd, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili stressed the crucial part played by cities in tackling climate change, emphasizing the involvement of Georgian local authorities in the Covenant of Mayors....
Belfius Smart City Award to recompense best sustainable & smart projects in Belgium
24 September 2014 - 09:54
From 18 September to 5 December 2014, all municipalities in Belgium - regardless of their size - can apply for the recently-launched "Belfius Smart City Award". ...
October Workshop in Malmö (Sweden): The Covenant of Mayors in a Nordic Context
22 September 2014 - 14:15
Nordic municipalities, regions and relevant stakeholders interested in the opportunities the Covenant of Mayors offers in meeting the CO2 emission reduction targets are invited to attend a capacity-building workshop to be held in Malmö on 22 October. ...
REGISTER â EU Commission to host High Level Energy Security Conference on 9 October
15 September 2014 - 17:29
>>Register here Local authorities play a crucial part in implementing sustainable energy policies across Europe...
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