Local Green Deal Mannheim

Source of Action
World Urban Forum
2020 - 2030
Last Updated
27 March 2023


The transformation we need to achieve will be achieved through individual measures in specific areas such as energy, mobility or housing. go beyond these. These measures must be integrated into rooted in a new systemic thinking and approach. rooted. This process can only be achieved with the active engagement of our citizens and stakeholders. stakeholders. We therefore propose that both our local Green Deals as well as the European Green Deal are based on on the following five fundamental systemic systemic changes for which we are committed to Commit to Action: Transforming our current local infrastructure and systems. We will apply agile and innovative solutions to transform our local infrastructure and service systems for a post-carbon society. This will include smart digital technology and green and blue infrastructure. In doing so, we will improve the quality of our public spaces, support adaptation to climate change, promote biodiversity and improve public health Health and quality of life. Local development beyond growth and competition We will create local and regional economic cycles that help protect the climate, natural natural resources, biodiversity, and ecosystems biodiversity and ecosystems in economic priority in economic development and health and quality of life of current and future future generations. Cooperation, solidarity and integration We will shape society at the urban and regional levels on the principles of participation, transparency, inclusion and non-discrimination, in order to make our cities and regions an attractive, safe and healthy and healthy living environment for all residents*. A lifestyle and culture of frugality and optimization We will ensure that our infrastructure, services, production methods and business models are not primarily about efficiency and maximization of output, but rather circularity, adequacy and optimization. support. In this way, we preserve the value and value and utility of our assets to promote quality of life for all. In doing so, we would like to emphasize that culture is an important engine. It supports dialogue and cohesion in the development and implementation of local sustainability strategies. Refocusing on the common good We will implement governance models at local and regional governance models at local and regional level that strengthen the common good through co-design and social innovation. We will public service approaches and new forms of social social enterprises and investments, and public-private public-private partnerships. At In this way, we will increase the resilience of our local economies and societies in line with our in line with our sustainability agenda.

Outcomes and Impacts

Increased and equal access to basic services, sustainable mobility and public space (most indicators at outcome level measure institutional outcome), Effective settlements growth and regeneration, Improved spatial connectivity and productivity of cities and regions, Expanded deployment of frontier technologies and innovations for urban development, Reduced greenhouse emissions and improved air quality, Improved resource efficiency and protection of ecological assets, Effective adaptation of communities and infrastructure to climate change, Enhanced social integration and inclusive communities, Enhanced resilience of the built environment and infrastructure, Resilience, More ambitious climate protection targets, Clean and circular economy


Europe and Central Asia

Level of Activity

Local and Regional Government

Lead Entity

City of Mannheim

Key Dates

Start year: 10/1/2020

Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 3 - Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Goal 6 - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Goal 7 - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Goal 8 - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Goal 9 - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Goal 11 - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Goal 12 - Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Goal 13 - Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal 15 - Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Goal 17 - Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development