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10TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE CITIES & TOWNS

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The European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns is made possible thanks to our many partners from all over the world.

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Organisers

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network of more than 2,500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. Active in 125 countries, we influence sustainability policy and drive local action for low emission, nature-based, equitable, resilient and circular development. ICLEI Europe provides Members in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and West Asia with a voice on European and international stages, a platform to connect with peers and tools to drive positive environmental, economic and social change. ICLEI Europe works closely with an extended network of local and regional governments and partners on a broad range of topics.

See ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability's Website

City of Aalborg
City of Aalborg

Aalborg, a vibrant city in northern Denmark, is known for its rich history, thriving cultural scene, and scenic waterfront. With a population of over 200,000, it boasts charming old town streets and modern architectural marvels. Aalborg places a strong emphasis on sustainability, with initiatives in co-creation, renewable energy, green urban spaces, and much more.
Aalborg is a proud third-time host of the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns.

See City of Aalborg's Website

Partners

Club of Rome
Club of Rome

The Club of Rome is a platform of diverse thought leaders who identify holistic solutions to complex global issues and promote policy initiatives and action to enable humanity to emerge from multiple planetary emergencies.

See Club of Rome's Website

Earth 4 All
Earth 4 All

Earth4All is an international initiative to accelerate the systems-change we need for an equitable future on a finite planet.  Our analysis combines the best available science with new economic thinking. We found that the next ten years must see the fastest economic transformation in history if we want to steer humanity away from social and ecological catastrophe.

See Earth 4 All's Website

Port of Aalborg
Port of Aalborg

Port of Aalborg A/S is a limited liability company wholly owned by Aalborg Municipality. The Group employs 100 highly-qualified employees and comprises seven independent subsidiaries, each with its own function.

See Port of Aalborg's Website

Green Hub Denmark
Green Hub Denmark

Green Hub Denmark is a strong public-private partnership, based in Aalborg, working with green innovation, sustainable business models and large-scale testing in order to mitigate climate challenges. Simultaneously, we contribute to the ambitious goal of the Danish government of reducing the CO2 emissions by 70 pct., attracting further investment and creating more green jobs.

See Green Hub Denmark's Website

Invest in Aalborg
Invest in Aalborg

Invest in Aalborg is the result of an increasingly globalised city that joins forces to ensure one-point-of-contact for individuals looking to expand or relocate a company to Aalborg. They offer easy access to prime location options and local authorities as well as contact to world class researchers and an extensive business network.

See Invest in Aalborg's Website

Aalborg University
Aalborg University

AAU is a leading university in supporting the balanced and sustainable development of the planet. Based on its "Knowledge for the World" strategy, the university works actively and responsibly to contribute to sustainable development through education, research, cooperation, and by reducing the environmental impact of the operation of AAU and by promoting equality and social responsibility.

See Aalborg University's Website

Aalborg Airport
Aalborg Airport

At Aalborg Airport, the journey towards a sustainable transition is initiated, through the international carbon management program Airport Carbon Accrediation, where a climate-friendly focus is set on the entire journey – from the parking lot to the boarding stairs.  

Whether a passenger takes the car or train to the airport, goes to a business meeting in Copenhagen or spends a week in the sun on Mallorca, the goal is to become a fully CO2-neutral airport – based on the UN's 17 global goals for sustainable development and accrediation through Airport Council International Europe's AIRPORT CARBON ACCREDIATION PROGRAM.

See Aalborg Airport's Website

 Aalborg Utility Company
Aalborg Utility Company

Aalborg Utility Company is a multi-supply company that supplies heat, gas, water and handles wastewater for residents of Aalborg Municipality and the surrounding area. In addition, the company produces electricity for the whole of Denmark and delivers cooling to business customers in Aalborg.

See Aalborg Utility Company's Website

 Danske Bank
Danske Bank

For more than 150 years, Danske Bank has helped enable growth and development in society. We have developed in tandem with the societies we are part of, and our advisory services, expertise and financial solutions have helped individuals, families, businesses and organisations to realise their ambitions and potential. With long-term sustainable development as our ambition, we will continue to work every day to be the best possible bank, for the benefit of our customers, employees, shareholders and the societies we are part of.

See Danske Bank's Website

Nordværk
Nordværk

Nordværk is a waste company based in North Jutland with ambitions for future waste management and resource utilization - for the benefit of the whole of North Jutland. Nordværk is Denmark's fourth largest waste company and is owned by six North Jutland municipalities.

See Nordværk's Website

NetworkNature
NetworkNature

NetworkNature is a resource for the Nature-based Solutions (NbS) community that creates opportunities for local, regional and international cooperation to maximise the impact and spread of NbS. It maintains and adds to a diverse and science-based repository of evidence on NbS, and actively works to strengthen partnerships and foster new relationships around a clear, strategic framework for action. NetworkNature is a Horizon Europe project with six priority themes: biodiversity enhancement and ecosystem restoration; sustainable food systems; zero pollution; climate adaptation, mitigation and resilience; sustainable finance, investment and just transition; and sustainable urban and regional transformation. The platform and project consortium work with a wide range of NbS Horizon projects and selected EU Missions to drive the mainstreaming of NbS in cities and regions.

See NetworkNature's Website

Udalsarea 2030
Udalsarea 2030

Udalsarea 2030 is the Basque network of sustainable municipalities. Its goal is to foster local sustainability and encourage coordination between the different levels of the public administration of the Basque Country: Basque Government, public authorities, Provincial Councils, supramunicipal authorities and local councils. The latter play a particularly important role. Furthermore, its remit includes driving the sustainability action plans and policies of the network's local authorities. Those plans and policies are always aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

See Udalsarea 2030's Website

European Committee of the Regions
European Committee of the Regions

​​​​​The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is the voice of regions and cities in the European Union (EU). It represents local and regional authorities across the European Union and advises on new laws that have an impact on regions and cities (70% of all EU legislation).

The CoR is a political assembly composed of 329 members and 329 alternates from all EU countries (grouped by political party and headed by the President) who have been elected at local or regional level (for example as Mayors or Presidents of a region). They come to Brussels up to six times a year to debate their opinions on proposed legislation and agree on resolutions for further action by the EU.

CoR members are supported by an administration headed by the Secretary-General. ​

See European Committee of the Regions's Website

Media Partnerships

Ciudad Sostenible
Ciudad Sostenible

The magazine CIUDAD SOSTENIBLE is a four-monthly paper publication dedicated to sustainable development in urban environments and all related aspects, such as climate change, energy, Agenda 2030, urban planning, building, circular economy, urban nature, sustainable mobility, etc. Its website also has a news channel on urban issues.

See Ciudad Sostenible's Website

REVOLVE
REVOLVE

Established in 2010, REVOLVE inspires climate action by keeping you informed about the circular economy, ecosystem restoration, the energy transition, sustainable mobility and water resources. REVOLVE's quarterly magazine is an award-winning publication providing different angles on sustainability. Perspective is everything and everything is changing.

See REVOLVE's Website

EYS Municipales
EYS Municipales

With 41 years of presence in the sector and more than 200 issues published, Equipamiento y Servicios Municipales is the most recognized publication in the professional field of public management. In each issue of the magazine, we publish articles and reports of the highest relevance and relevance written by the most important professionals of the field of management and equipment for municipalities. In addition to interviews and forums of the main players in the sector.

See EYS Municipales's Website

TheMayor.eu
TheMayor.eu

Launched in 2017, TheMayor.EU is a web portal designed to bridge the gap between European citizens, local governments, and EU institutions. It fosters collaboration by sharing successful urban and local initiatives and best practices on a variety of issues, such as sustainability, social development and digital transformation. Recognized for its contribution to transparency, TheMayor.EU is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the present and the future of European cities and regions.

See TheMayor.eu's Website

Sustain Europe
Sustain Europe

Sustain Europe is a semiannual magazine and website promoting responsible solutions to ensure long-term climate protection. Covering sustainable travel, sustainable MICE, business affairs, foreign direct investment, energy matters, and sustainable development. Our vision is of a prosperous and sustainable Europe: one which puts people and planet first.

See Sustain Europe's Website

Brussels Times
Brussels Times

Established in 1965, The Brussels Times is today Belgium’s largest daily news media in English, with over 2 million visits per month. We provide expats, foreigners and internationally oriented Belgians with continuous high quality coverage of Belgian news, EU Affairs and opinion pieces.

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EURACTIV
EURACTIV

Euractiv is a leading policy media in the EU affairs market. By combining expert EU policy analysis across eight thematic hubs, and impactful reach amongst an influential audience, we hold a unique position in the European media landscape. Euractiv brings complex policy discussions to the attention of a wider ecosystem of stakeholders in Brussels and across 10 other European capitals. Our commitment as a media is to give a voice to all sides of the debate. By involving policy-makers, the private sector and civil society communities in all our activities - be it editorial coverage or event organisation - we have earned the reputation of a constructive and inclusive facilitator that seeks to move policy discussions forward.

See EURACTIV's Website

Cities Today
Cities Today

Cities Today is the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders.

See Cities Today's Website

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