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Urban environment

See how the EU makes cities more sustainable through laws and initiatives. Find information on the European Green Capital and Green Leaf initiatives to promote sustainable cities, and the Green City Accord to make cities greener. 

Green City Accord

A European Commission initiative to make cities greener, cleaner and healthier.

European Green Capital Award

The European Commission's (European) Green Capital Award, recognises and rewards local efforts to improve the environment, and thereby the economy and the quality of life in cities.