CCD Report 2022
The CCD Report 2022 is the the widest ever assessment of circular economy practices across Europe's cities.
The report contains key circular economy activities, strategies and actions of 40 CCD signatories
Circular Cities Declaration
Signatories of the Declaration commit to a circular recovery and a more resilient future.
Cities are showing leadership in their role to decouple economic growth from resource use.
The Circular Cities Declaration is a commitment document from cities and regions to use the levers at our disposal coherently across the organisation to transition from a linear to a circular economy. We believe that:
We need to decouple economic growth from resource use
Local and regional governments have a critical role to play
A common vision of a circular economy is a useful journey guidance
The City of Helsinki, one of the first signatories of the Circular Cities Declaration, approved its Roadmap for Circular and Sharing Economy in May 2020. The roadmap sets up goals for circularity in four central focus areas. Learn more
Ljubljana is convinced that the shift from a linear to a circular economy has a significant impact not only on production, but also on the whole social order and mentality. The City is taking a systemic and holistic approach. Learn more
Being one of the founding signatories of the Circular Cities Declaration, Oslo's climate ambitions go hand-in-hand with a greener and more circular economy. The City believes reducing their carbon footprint must go into everything. Learn more
Interested in signing the Declaration?
Join this group of like-minded cities and regions, contributing to the change from a linear to a circular economy. Be a champion and commit to using the levers at our disposal coherently. Learn more
8 Jun 2023
Spin the wheel: financing reskilling and upskilling for circular cities
Brussels, Belgium - hybrid – if joining in-person: Rue de Luxembourg 19, second floor
Developing and investing in circular economy projects and competences has become a critical imperative to avoid exceeding planetary boundaries. Cities and local governments...