Covenant of Mayors http://www.eumayors.eu/ en “Let’s have fun doing it!” - Mayor of Bristol’s Exclusive Interview with the Covenant of Mayors Office http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=584 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=584 2014-07-22 13:52:22 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/584_Capture-1.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > In this exclusive interview with the Covenant of Mayors Office, the Mayor of Bristol, 2015 European Green Capital City, shows that the energy transition is not only about fighting climate change, but first and foremost about “the immediate benefits it brings to people’s lives.” Province of Barcelona: CO2 emissions per inhabitant reduced by 24% in 7 years http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=583 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=583 2014-07-16 10:11:15 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/583_urban-co2-cuts_3_14512.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Study recently published by the Province of Barcelona indicates that energy consumption per inhabitant has reduced by 11% and CO2 emissions per inhabitant by 24% between 2005 and 2012. €400 million EIB-Belfius scheme to support sustainable smart cities in Belgium http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=582 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=582 2014-07-10 10:27:16 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/582_Capture-1.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Created thanks to an agreement between the European Investment Bank and the Belfius Bank, the 'Smart Cities & Sustainable Development' programme will support Belgian cities & towns in becoming sustainable and smart. New stakeholders to strengthen Covenant of Mayors Community http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=581 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=581 2014-07-04 15:22:04 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/581_000_1777+-+Copie.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > In the coming months, the Covenant Community will expand to bring further expertise to Covenant Signatories via the Local and Regional Energy Agencies and the Academic community. Province of Flemish Brabant: 57 municipalities jointly sign the Covenant of Mayors http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=580 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=580 2014-07-02 09:57:20 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/580__MG_6611.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > On 25 June 2014, the mayors of 57 municipalities in the Belgian Province of Flemish Brabant officially committed to reach the Covenant of Mayors objectives. This is the largest group to jointly sign since the launch of the initiative.  What’s the Covenant of Mayors all about? Find out in 3 minutes! http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=579 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=579 2014-06-26 15:08:54 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/579_video_resized.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > An infographic video has recently been released to tell the Covenant of Mayors story since its origin in 2008, through simple terms and fun animations.  New Dutch signatory city sets out ambitious renewable and building renovation strategy http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=578 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=578 2014-06-26 14:53:11 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/578_Enschede_formatted.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > On 20 June, the city of Enschede (Netherlands) officially became a Covenant of Mayors signatory. Covenant signatory city of Ljubljana to become 2016 European Green Capital http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=577 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=577 2014-06-24 17:36:37 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/577_Green+Capital.jpeg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The Covenant signatory city of Ljubljana, which was part of five other finalists all members of the Covenant community (Essen in Germany, Nijmegen in the Netherlands, Oslo in Norway and Umea in Sweden), has been selected today at the Copenhagen Award Ceremony to become the 2016 European Green Capital.  Release of new templates - Supporting cities’ climate and energy ambitions through a strengthened progress monitoring system http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=576 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=576 2014-06-23 18:17:30 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/576_Covenant+indicators_resized.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs) are at the core of cities’ commitment to the Covenant of Mayors. They are the documents Covenant Signatories rely on to reach their CO2-reduction objective, which amounts to an average 29% according to the first batch of plans analysed by the European Commission’s  Joint Research Centre! A+CoM Awards: Which Italian cities developed the "best" Sustainable Energy Action Plans? http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=575 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=575 2014-06-19 17:11:07 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/575_Ita.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The 3rd ceremony of the A+CoM Awards was held on 15 May 2014. Coordinated by Climate Alliance Italy and the Kyoto Club, the A+ CoM award evaluates each year the "best" Italian SEAPs which were submitted the year before to the European Commission via the Covenant of Mayors Office.