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.
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
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
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
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.