CLIMATE, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY
THE 10 FINALISTS
We honour political work that takes a responsible approach to reconciling our need for energy, mobility, housing and food with the needs of our environment – as our well-being depends on it.
Participative democracy supports a shift towards intellectual autonomy, energy independence, and food sovereignty in this locality.
A public-private collaboration converted a former landfill site into a solar power plant which supports the region’s transition to a more responsible energy system, benefitting the local environment and economy.
Climate-friendly mobility is instigated by a single electric car, purchased in a small locality for all residents to share.
Villages and private households compete to find the most effective energy-saving measures, and to reduce carbon emissions.
A system in the Hague supports neighbourhood sustainability projects, by providing financial support and advise.
This endeavour unites residents and tourists in an effort to reduce the most common waste on Serifos’s beaches, cigarette butts, creating a new culture of beach behaviour.
Katowice involves its citizens in the development of a green and safe city that has more trees, repairs defects immediately and offers well taken care of public spaces.
A circular system of material usage and re-use changes the urban design and waste management landscape of Madrid, leading to the construction of playgrounds from repurposed materials as well as fundamental systemic changes.
This network is aiming to create a sustainable Paris with activities to reduce the ecological footprint, supported by a website and a physical meeting point.
An online platform creates traceable supply chains from farmers, food crafters, and retail stores to restaurants.