How can policies support the revitalisation of mountains to be more attractive places for talent on the move?
Winter is coming: How European cities are responding to the energy crisis
Like COVID-19 and climate change, the energy crisis is revealing urban inequalities as well. Wealthier residents consume roughly double the amount of energy as low-income ones, suggesting that the most vulnerable populations will again suffer the most as energy prices climb.
Rural areas to the rescue: how rural renewables are driving the green transition
As global energy prices rise as a result of war in Ukraine, the switch to renewable energy has taken on a new urgency. With ambitious new targets to cut reliance on Russian fossil-fuel imports and increase energy security, what will the transition mean for rural communities? How can they make the most of it?
In the driving seat: How entrepreneurs can move us into the fast lane for the green transition
Countries across the world are now gearing up to face the most profound shared challenge in generations: climate change. The road to net zero will be paved with innovative green technologies – the bread and butter of the green entrepreneur. With the right policy support, these entrepreneurs can drive the green transition.
Boosting the blue economy: how our cities can make a splash!
The blue economy is a major driver of urban and regional development. In coastal cities, the blue economy provides jobs for millions of people, including in the nautical sector, bio-marine research or blue technologies.
Biodiverse cities: resetting our relationship with nature
According to a recent report of the World Economic Forum, 44% of GDP in cities around the world – USD 31 trillion – is at risk of disruption from biodiversity and nature loss. How can our cities reset their relationship with nature?
A sound investment: financing the green transition of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
Action to protect our environment is an investment in our future. To make the transition to net zero, SMEs need to be able to finance green investments. How do we map out our collective journey to meet our climate objectives?
Quel futur pour les PME ?
Depuis maintenant plus de 2 ans, les PME ont été confrontées à une succession de dispositions sanitaires et de mesures de fermeture totale ou partielle et d’injonctions administratives de toutes sortes qui ont fragilisé leur survie. L’invasion de l’Ukraine qui en découlent notamment en matière économique, apportent leur lot d’inquiétudes additionnelles.