European Green Leaf Award

External Data Spec Published 23 Aug 2016
European Green Leaf is the gain recognition for your environmental achievements The European Green Leaf is a new competition aimed at cities and towns, with between 20,000 and 100,000 inhabitants, that recognises commitment to better environmental outcomes, with a particular accent on efforts that generate green growth and new jobs. The objectives of the European Green Leaf are threefold:     - To recognise cities that demonstrate a good environmental record and commitment to generating green growth;    - To encourage cities to actively develop citizens’ environmental awareness and involvement;    - To identify cities able to act as a ‘green ambassador’ and to encourage other cities to progress towards a better sustainability outcomes. The European Green Leaf is awarded each year by the European Commission in conjunction with the European Green Capital Award. Eight cities from seven countries across Europe applied for the pilot 2015 European Green Leaf competition.
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