Routine visits to the doctor become a thing of the past in this Swedish locality with a digital service that relies on digital identification, SMS, and email.
Ireland has become a world leader in addressing elderly people’s issues, by setting up participative councils, making businesses aware, and preparing for population ageing.
Accessible municipal housing in the city centre meets the needs of senior citizens, allowing them to vacate their former family residences, which have become oversized and impractical for them.
Lower fees reward waste separation and recycling, which alongside a developing social awareness, leads to more recycling.
A law protecting the hearing-impaired leads to a new system in place, granting equal access to public services and the availability of video sign-language interpreting.
This is the supermarket where the notion of “eating local” finds its most accomplished form of expression; behind each product offered for sale there is a producer who commits himself and is present in the shop in direct contact with consumers.
Laboratories in Italy partner with local community organisations in marginalised communities to create projects and initiatives in the neighbourhood that focus on inclusion and social cohesion.
The Commission wants to get conversations started, to fight the widespread problem of loneliness, amongst the community and between private and public organisations.
Committing to neighbourhood solidarity activities allows students to rent affordable, shared apartments in Lyon.
Structural changes within council care break the negative cycle for young people, with the introduction of comprehensive, multidisciplinary teams.
A series of programmes in personal development and creative exploration build new opportunities for talented young people and reveal their potential.
A special consultant team provides support for employees with disabilities and to the management of the Parks and Gardens Municipal Institute in Barcelona.
Structured training and the resulting employment opportunities methodically provide new perspectives to young ex-offenders.
Climate-friendly mobility is instigated by a single electric car, purchased in a small locality for all residents to share.
Joint efforts by the City, companies, and NGOs offer coordinated ecological education to bring measurable benefits for citizens, in terms of pollution and costs.
The urban Borough of Ealing sets up a comprehensive tree strategy, including free fruit for all residents from orchards, planted on public land.
Citizens, collaborating on grassroots projects on a digital platform, strive to improve their community life.
Financial exclusion is countered by a supportive credit union in Salford, offering an alternative to banks and loan sharks.
A programme aims to reduce the amount of waste in landfills by upcycling furniture and making it available for people in need.