Impact 2018

Implementing Climate Ambition Annual Report

Cities are demonstrating that commitments already made through the Global Covenant exceed the ambition of NDCs as currently defined and pave the way for greater ambition – and action.

Research on Co-benefits

More jobs, better health, liveable cities

New research quantifies lives saved, jobs created, time and money saved when cities implement climate smart policies

Global Climate City Challenge

Turning climate commitments into investments

Our new joint pilot initiative with the EIB supporting urban and climate action projects in Africa, Central Asia, Latin America and EU accession and neighbourhood countries, under the umbrella of Global Urbis.

New harmonized standard on climate reporting and new data powered tool will help cities take and fulfill ambitious commitments.

9,149 cities, representing 780,804,596 people worldwide and 10.23% of the total global population, have committed to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy.

On June 22, 2016, the Compact of Mayors and the Covenant of Mayors announced the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, a newly merged initiative to bring these two efforts together.