Projects

We assist local authorities in the Baltic Sea Region in initiating, applying and managing projects on different sustainability topics. The themes and actions are tailor-made based on the needs of the project partners from local authorities to assist the ongoing processes towards sustainable development. More information can be found on projects description pages below.

CDP
UBC-CDP Cooperation

The cooperation between UBC and CDP started in the beginning of 2017 with a Memorandum of Understanding signed in the autumn of 2016. Since 2017, the Baltic Sea Region cities have become the forerunners in environmental reporting and in 2020 became the largest participating area in CDP reporting.

BSR WATER
Platform on Integrated Water Cooperation

Bringing together knowledge and innovation potential on the transnational basis Image

iWater
Integrated Storm Water Management

Improving urban planning by developing integrated and multifunctional storm water management in the Central Baltic cities.

Solutions2011
Solutions local, together

Solutions local, together - Nordic Conference on Sustainable Development in the Baltic Sea Region introduced sustainable practical solutions and inspired participants to use local solutions together with other stakeholders. It enabled the use of solutions in practice.

NET-COM
NETworking the Covenant of Mayors

Initiative for boosting the Covenant of Mayors at national and regional level by creating Covenant Clubs and promoting creative networking strategies.

NordLead
NordLead

Finding success factors and support needs in local climate work in the Nordic countries with the help of a survey among municipalities.

GREENCIT
Green Citizens of Europe

New solutions to how environmental policy can be interpreted and implemented into concrete citizen-oriented actions, which motivate and help citizens to change their behavior.

NEAT 2.0
New Environmental Awareness Tools

The NEAT –project was further developing it with new attractive elements and increasing the use of the portal by adding new levels of communication with citizens.

NEW BRIDGES
Strengthening of Quality of Life through Improved Management of Urban Rural Interaction

Developing new approaches to the integrated management of urban rural interaction with a view to improving the quality of life across the BSR.

CHAMP
Local Climate Change Response

The CHAMP project (2009-2012) aimed at training and supporting local and subregional authorities in implementing an integrated management system for climate change mitigation and adaptation, and to promoting the model European-wide.

MATRUSCHKA
Integrated Management System for Russian cities

MATRUSCHKA aimed at strengthening the capacity of local authorities and developing their city planning process. It contributed to the development of a solid foundation within local authorities upon which long-term planning decisions could be made to support sustainable development. Both EU and Russian cities either initiated or further elaborated their Integrated Management Systems around a chosen theme.

SUSTAINMENT
Integrated Solutions for the Sustainability Management in Baltic Cities

Establishing of Sustainable Management Centers and models for increasing cross-sectorial policy integration and efficiency of local authorities.