The "Global Urbis" initiative provides cities with financing and technical assistance solutions. Investments totaling 4.3 billion euros have been mobilized.


  • mobilize private investment in high-risk sectors; 
  • encourage cities to make ambitious public commitments to stimulate investment, public procurement and political decisions (One Planet Charter campaign).


  • 25 new cities committed to zero waste and 19 to developing low carbon buildings...;
  • innovate4cities programs (September 2018) with Google and Bloomberg Philanthropies, to provide 10,000 cities worldwide with the data they need (transport, buildings, air quality) to create and implement climate action plans.

Initiative: Global Covenant of Mayors.

Launch: One Planet Summit, Paris, 12 December 2017.

Members: Members: European Union (EU), European Investment Bank (EIB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), cities.

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