Union of the Baltic Cities Sustainable Cities Commission

Union of the Baltic Cities Sustainable Cities Commission is one of the thematic Commissions of the Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC). Union of the Baltic Cities is a voluntary, proactive network mobilizing the shared potential of its member cities for democratic, economic, social, cultural and environmentally sustainable development of the Baltic Sea Region.

We at UBC Sustainable Cities Commission are responsible for the environmental and urban sustainability activities within UBC and we co-ordinate the UBC Sustainability Action Programme which is closely linked to the EU strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. We operate via development projects, member city conferences and policy meetings. UBC Sustainable Cities Commission also co-ordinates the cooperation with CDP.


05.08.2020 - 10:30

You are invited to the BSR Mobility event of the year!

The Baltic Sea Region Mobility Summit 2020 will take place on September 8–10, 2020. This three-day joint mobility conference which will be held online, is hosted by cities.multimodal and two other Interreg BSR projects, BSR electric and SUMBA.

Jätkäsaari district.
12.06.2020 - 08:33

The UBC TALKS webinar organized with the HUPMOBILE project introduced the concept of Intelligent Transport Systems – ITS mini-pilots to be applied for the purposes of testing their policy-making potential. The key-note presentation provided an insight into the agile piloting programme in Helsinki, aiming at co-creating value services that fulfil the market references, utilize existing and form new networks, actively engage residents and result in future use cases.

Upcoming events

01.09.2020 - 10:00
The webinar about EUCF will take place 1st of September 10-11:30 o’clock. Don't miss out on this opportunity to boost your municipality’s sustainable energy plan! This new initiative, European City Facility (EUCF) offers cities, municipalities, local authorities and groupings of these to apply for a grant of 60 000€ to support the development of an investment concept targeting energy efficiency and renewable energy.
08.09.2020 - 10:00
The Baltic Sea Region Mobility Summit 2020 is a three day mobility conference taking place 8-10 September online! During these three days highlights from the projects cities.multimodal, SUMBA and BSR electric will be presented along with virtual tours of project results, intriguing discussions about what the future holds for sustainable urban mobility in our region and much more. Register to the Summit here: link to registration! Here is a sneak peek of the programme: