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.
Torres Vedras snatched the title of European Green Leaf in 2015. Now, the city is continuing to realise innovative environmental actions as a Green City Accord signatory.
Last month, the European Commission revealed new legislation designed to protect and restore Europe’s ecosystems. The first-of-its kind proposal sets an ambitious target to repair 80% of European habitats.
Two Green City Accord signatories, Tampere (Finland) and Valongo (Portugal) were crowned winners at the recent EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK awards ceremony in Brussels.
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).