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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Monitoring progress: First reports due 23 February 2015
19 January 2015 - 09:26
The Covenant of Mayors is entering a new phase as the first reports on implemented actions have to be submitted by 23 February....
'Green Leaf': Smaller cities now have their European Green Capital award too
9 January 2015 - 14:35
Launched by the European Commission, the European Green Leaf is a new initiative aimed at cities with a population between 50,000 and 100,000 inhabitants....
EU Sustainable Energy Week: How can you get involved as a Covenant city?
6 January 2015 - 09:34
The dates are set for the next EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW): it will take place from 15 to 19 June 2015 in Brussels and across Europe....
How to finance sustainable energy in cities? Check out the new Covenant of Mayors Guide!
19 December 2014 - 15:32
Cities often find it challenging to find their way through the complex maze of EU funding streams, programmes and mechanisms...
Covenant cities pledge emission cuts exceeding carbon footprint of Belgium and Luxemburg combined!
17 December 2014 - 11:39
New analysis conducted by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre found that the CO2 emission reductions planned by Covenant signatory cities amounted to 189 Mtonnes of CO2 eq., which is more than the current overall emissions of Belgium and Luxembourg combined....
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