In pursuit of ambitious climate targets, the regional government of Galicia is leveraging its role as Covenant Coordinator to boost climate commitment among its municipalities. As a result, the region has gone from having 22 Covenant signatories in 2018 to the current 285 in just four years.
The European Commission just launched the competition for the 2026 European Green Capital and Green Leaf Winners: apply before 30 April 2024!
The county of Viken in Norway is determined to implement the necessary cuts in energy use and CO2 emissions by 2030. To achieve these cuts, Viken has chosen to work with its citizens through ENCHANT, a Horizon Europe project.
Sunderland has brought city partners together to cooperate in reaching the city’s jointly agreed Carbon Neutrality goals and implement the city-wide Low Carbon Framework.
Tune into Episode 7 of our Podcast series on Adaptation to discover actions taken in Debrecen and how they engaged through the Covenant’s Policy Support Facility to come up with a simple idea to tackle flooding.
Equity in climate action: How can equity considerations be integrated into SECAP planning, implementation and monitoring processes?
Discover our comprehensive guideline that supports local authorities integrate equity into their Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Planning (SECAP) processes, promoting fair and resilient responses to climate change.
15 years since the initiative was launched, the Covenant of Mayors is betting increasingly on one key element for local governments to realise their action plans: multilevel governance. What is it and how does the Covenant contribute?
From our series “Building on the Sprint”: Vienna has developed energy savings measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030 and achieve climate neutrality.
In the framework of the Covenant of Mayors’ twinning programme, Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal, and Hengelo, Netherlands, exchanged experiences on shaping their cities’ path to sustainability, finding inspiration in one another’s actions.
Marseille is fostering a transformative energy community through citizen-led initiatives, partnerships with local energy companies and municipal efforts, such as installing solar panels on public school buildings.