A voucher scheme subsidises the costs of repairs, encouraging consumers to fix old items instead of throwing them away and buying new ones.
A digital toolbox helps teachers plan outdoor lessons, facilitating a holistic approach to action-oriented learning, as well as bringing children and young people closer to nature.
Effective collaboration means that free and accurate PCR home testing kits are available for everyone living, working or studying in Vienna, enabling regular and convenient testing for COVID-19 which gives results within 24 hours.
A new approach to recruiting apprentices aims to inspire the next generation of skilled workers through the use of new technologies and the creation of regional and national communication networks.
A series of targeted measures offer support to victims of bullying, as well as raising awareness and providing training on dealing with bullying, both on and offline.
Brunnenpassage operates as a space for professional artists and amateurs to co-create art, thus fostering social cohesion in a highly diverse neighbourhood.
Urban volunteers at six locations guide people in need through the extensive social services network of the city, help make appointments, and assist in applying for financial support.
A one-year integration programme stops refugees from being condemned to waiting and instead allows them to start their education and gain qualifications, shortly after entering the country.
An initiative, with 500 certified consultants, targets small- and medium-sized enterprises and helps them take concrete steps towards digitising their business.
This project celebrates the music of different communities and brings people together in public space, engaging Chechen, Syrian, Bosnian, Turkish, Afghan, Sinti, Ukrainian, and Austrian citizens with their self-produced music.
The City of Vienna asked over 22.000 children and young people about their views on the city and their future, and included them in its youth strategy.
A practice for heat adaptation in three of Vienna’s hottest areas converted urban streets to Cool Streets, offering water mist sprayers, seating, and neighbourhood-fostering features for four weeks.
Students As Experts 4 Change is an Educational Design with the goal to allow school students to become active agents of change, by supporting them to develop their own social impact strategies.
This initiative aims to enable and encourage students to be enthusiastic and creative by establishing a new learning culture, instead of fixating on fulfilling given curricula.
Citizens enable the integration of refugees in a small town in Western Austria by providing language training and job orientation.
Four-legged lawnmowers, called sheep, are keeping ski slopes in good shape over summer and prevent erosion, overgrowth, and avalanches.
The integration of local educational institutes into ‘learning neighbourhoods’ in Vienna enhances education and the wider community for children up to 18 years of age.
To save the bees, ‘bee-friendly’ habitats are created in communities, focusing on soil conservation and planting wildflowers.
The digital Open Commons Linz provides access to digital media for all, creating an inclusive and inspiring city environment.