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Global Covenant of Mayors focuses on driving climate action in cities

Bloomberg and Šefčovič announce plans to develop a City Research & Innovation Agenda By Kostis Geropoulos The Global Covenant of Mayors’ Co-Chairs, the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael Bloomberg, and European CommissionVice-President Maroš Šefčovič on March 22 announced plans to develop a City Research & Innovation Agenda to address critical knowledge, data and innovation gaps that will … read more

Mayors begin next phase of investment drive for cities

By Jack Aldane Plans to mobilise around US$6 billion of private capital for sustainable cities were unveiled this week by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy at a high-level conference of the European Union. The two initiatives—Invest4Cities and a Call for Interest—are aimed at getting public and private institutions to invest in cities around the world, where the current … read more

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