Sustainable spatial planning

  • Objective

    Over the past 15-20 years, Lomma Hamn has been transformed from an industrial harbor into an attractive, appreciated, and accessible residential area. Lomma municipality has not only taken care of an environmental debt and created a well-known brand but also experienced a 30 percent increase in population compared to before the redevelopment. This has been achieved with determination, a long-term perspective and focus on sustainability.

  • Objective

    Sustainable Ålidhem in Umeå is a unique urban development project, encompassing the social, technical, environmental and economic aspects of sustainability. The objective of the project is to reduce energy usage, create a safer and more comfortable environment and transform Ålidhem into a sustainable neighbourhood. Ålidhem is a district of the city of Umeå, and Sustainable Ålidhem is an ambitious, wide-ranging project for sustainable urban development. Its main goal is to halve energy usage in the area.

  • Objective
    Cross-sectoral enabler

    The Älvrummet exhibition is a public space created by the city of Gothenburg to provide residents and other stakeholders with a comprehensive picture of the plans and progress of Älvstaden, one of the largest urban development projects in Scandinavia. Älvrummet (‘the River Room’) is an exhibition dedicated to the radical transformation of the embankments on both sides of Göta älv, the river running through Gothenburg. The purpose of Älvrummet is to showcase the long-term process of creating Älvstaden (‘the River City)’, one of the largest urban development projects in the Nordic region.

  • Objective

    What will future, sustainable housing look like? HSB Living Lab is a research and demonstration arena, consisting of real homes for students and guest researchers. This exciting project innovates on site, enhancing the sustainability and quality of present and future homes and buildings. At HSB Living Lab, the private and public sectors and academia work together to create an innovation arena that integrates solutions for the real-estate industry. The arena promotes more efficient use of land and counteracts market failure.

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    Spain
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Agriculture
    Renewable energy
    Energy efficiency
    Human health
    Industry
    Infrastructure and Urban planning
    Transport
    Waste management

    Lavola has more than 35 years’ experience in sustainability services. The company is specialized in:

  • Knowledge partner
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    Ecuador
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner
    TA proponent
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Renewable energy
    Energy efficiency
    Transport
    Waste management

    IIGE is a research institute that promotes development, innovation and transmission of technology focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy.

  • Knowledge partner
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    Japan
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Renewable energy
    Energy efficiency
    Forestry
    Transport
    Waste management

    The Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) is an entity that supports the UNEP’s International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), based in Japan.

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    India
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Early warning and Environmental assessment
    Renewable energy
    Energy efficiency
    Human health
    Industry
    Infrastructure and Urban planning
    Transport

    In India, PwC is the oldest and largest professional services firm, with a presence of over 130 years.

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    Belgium
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Agriculture and forestry
    Coastal zones
    Early warning and Environmental assessment
    Infrastructure and Urban planning
    Water

    Antea®Group Belgium is an international engineering and environmental consulting firm. Antea Group specializes in full-service solutions in the fields of environment, infrastructure, urban planning and water.

  • Cross-sectoral enabler

    Gothenburg is determined to be one of the world’s most progressive cities in tackling climate change.

    The Climate Program gathers the long-term climate work of Gothenburg: the municipal organisation, commercial and industrial sector and inhabitants. One important goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In 2012, Gothenburg released more than 8 tonnes per capita. Our goal is to reduce emissions to 3.5 tonnes by 2035 and 1.9 tonnes by 2050.