The Green City Accord is a movement of European mayors committed to making cities cleaner and healthier. It aims to improve the quality of life for all Europeans and accelerate the implementation of relevant EU environmental laws. By signing the Accord, cities commit to addressing five areas of environmental management: air, water, nature and biodiversity, circular economy and waste, and noise.
A step-by-step guide for EU cities on how to join a movement of leaders building a clean, healthy urban future.
By joining the GCA, cities commit to taking further actions in 5 environmental management areas to achieve ambitious goals by 2030 and accelerate the delivery of the European Green Deal requirements.
Specific information for cities on the monitoring and reporting process of the Green City Accord.
Not a city, but still interested in supporting the Green City Accord? Find out how your organisation can support.
More information about potential funding opportunities as part of the Green City Accord.
For decades, Kozani has played a central role in Greece’s electricity supply through its local lignite power plant, which is the largest in the country and produces 40% of electric energy in Greece.
Utrecht is currently celebrating its 900 year anniversary and, in honour of this milestone, has reaffirmed its commitment to providing a healthy, green space for residents to live and work in.
As a capital city, Vilnius is setting an important example in Eastern Europe through its environmental and climate work. By signing the Green City Accord, Vilnius hopes to bolster its ambitions for a better future.
To get in touch with the Green City Accord secretariat please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Green City Accord is a European Commission initiative. The secretariat is currently run by a consortium consisting of: Eurocities, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR).