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New CDP reporting cycle for 2022 opens

Published: 1 April 2022
The world’s leading climate reporting organization CDP launches a new reporting cycle in April 2022. Disclose your city's environmental data to track the performance and progress on environmental matters!

The annual CDP report for 2021 is finally here

Published: 1 April 2022
The report of 2021 looks into another successful year of UBC-CDP cooperation, as we follow the paths of 21 UBC member cities to climate goals 2030.

ECOMM 2022 welcomes you to Turku, Finland!

Published: 18 March 2022
25th European Conference on Mobility Management is held in Finland on May 31 to June 2, 2022.

UBC condemns the war against Ukraine

Published: 3 March 2022
Our thoughts are with the citizens of Ukraine. UBC calls for an immediate end to the military aggression against Ukraine.

Holistic solutions to mobility in port areas

Published: 23 February 2022
The webinar was opened by Tero Haahtela and Teemu Surakka from Aalto University, lead partner of the project, who briefly explained HUPMOBILE in a nutshell. The project, which started in 2019 and ended last year, aimed to provide holistic solutions to sustainable mobility in the Baltic Sea Region. It focused on sharing knowledge, developing existing solutions and processes, and improving stakeholder engagement.

A forest in the city – a place for active recreation

Published: 7 December 2021
Forest in the middle of the Valmiera city is a green, safe and accessible destination for outdoor activities. Equipped with stormwater solutions and offering a drinking water tap, the forest area is not only a multifunctional outdoor space for citizens, but also an example of taking sustainability into account when planning the area development.

Energy positive Student Village in Turku

Published: 7 December 2021
City of Turku is well on its path to achieving carbon neutrality by 2029. Last year, the city became the Lighthouse city in the project RESPONSE, where it implements a complex set of activities including the development of Positive Energy Districts.

Taurage: STEAM education for renewable energy

Published: 7 December 2021
Tauragė is leading the renewable energy transition by example. STEAM center was opened in Tauragė, hosting a lab specializing in renewable energy and contributing to the regional efforts to advance in renewable energy technologies.

Resource intelligence in City of Kemi, Finland

Published: 7 December 2021
How to establish an allotment garden through the resource wisdom perspective? City of Kemi, in cooperation with Lapland UAS, prepared a material package as a guide for city and municipal decision-makers, planners and area users to become a resource intelligence operator.

Sustainable city Rostock NW 2035+

Published: 7 December 2021
In September 2021, UBC Planning Cities Commission in cooperation with the city of Rostock held the annual seminar. Collaborating in small interdisciplinary working groups, participants represented a good mix of colleagues from Rostock and their guests from 10 UBC Member Cities.

City of Jyväskylä is testing citizens’ ideas on circular economy

Published: 7 December 2021
City of Jyväskylä enhances resource wisdom and circular economy of everyday life with short and agile experiments. Get inspired by solutions coming directly from citizens, companies and associations!

Greifswald was honored with the European Energy Award (eea)

Published: 3 December 2021
In August 2021, Greifswald received the European Energy Award - a quality certificate for the sustainability of the energy and climate protection policies of municipalities.