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Partnership aims to advance micro-mobility in Italian cities

Partnership aims to advance micro-mobility in Italian cities

Using Enel X’s JuicePass app, electric vehicle drivers will be able to park and refuel at charging points and continue their journey on a Bird electric scooter.

Global mayors come together to lead Covid-19 recovery task force

Global mayors come together to lead Covid-19 recovery task force

Chaired by the mayor of Milan, the task force has been established to drive forward an economic recovery that improves public health, reduces inequality and addresses the climate crisis. 

Global mayors launch Covid-19 recovery task force

Global mayors launch Covid-19 recovery task force

The C40 Cities initiative was unveiled during a virtual meeting of mayors and city leaders from 25 countries who will come together to share knowledge and expertise.

Plan zero: Milan prepares for the post-pandemic ‘new normal’

Plan zero: Milan prepares for the post-pandemic ‘new normal’

Milan’s Chief Resilience Officer shares how his city is working to address the COVID-19 emergency today, while also looking ahead to what’s next.

30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked

30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked

Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.

€82 million in ERDF funding for 20 city projects

€82 million in ERDF funding for 20 city projects

They were put forward by cities under the Urban Innovative Actions project and focus on digital transition, sustainable use of land, urban poverty and urban security.

C40 announces first 15 "beacons of sustainable design"

C40 announces first 15 "beacons of sustainable design"

Projects from Chicago, Madrid, Milan, Oslo, Paris and Reykjavik have been chosen in the first round of the organisation’s Reinventing Cities competition.

Milan crowned top city for wellbeing

Milan crowned top city for wellbeing

The Italian city has been recognised for placing wellbeing at the centre of urban planning and policy, while four others are being honoured as Wellbeing Laureate Cities.

Cities explore feasibility of a city-wide currency

Cities explore feasibility of a city-wide currency

Following a workshop on the use of Colu’s digital city-wide currency, two cities are expected to launch and implement such a currency in the near future.

Which cities are top for wellbeing?

Which cities are top for wellbeing?

Sixteen cities from six continents have been announced as finalists for the 2019 Wellbeing City Award, which recognises city-led action on urban dwelling