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Save the Yvette Valley from the waste of Greater Paris and Paris Saclay!

Save the Yvette Valley from the waste of Greater Paris and Paris Saclay!

28th edition of the Eco Actions Trophies

Citizenship Prize: Champlan

The municipality waged a relentless battle over the course of a year to defend a former wetland, in order to preserve its biodiversity and avoid an ecological disaster with irreversible damage for nature, people and health. A private company and local stakeholders were running a harmful project of inert waste storage in this area, which was eventually dropped under the pressure of citizen mobilization and actions led by the city and its supporters.

NOxer®: process of capturing nitrogen compounds released by exhaust gases

NOxer®: process of capturing nitrogen compounds released by exhaust gases

Each year, more than one million tonnes of nitrogen oxide (NOx) is produced in France, almost 50% of which is produced from vehicle exhaust gases. Recognised as hazardous to health, these gases are at the root of many respiratory problems, especially in frail people. To address this issue and this public health challenge, Eurovia (a subsidiary of VINCI) has developed a unique and innovative process, NOxer®.

Tools for development website

Tools for development website

The "Tools for development" website is intended primarily for local elected officials, technicians from local authorities and other stakeholders in development, to whom it provides information on tools and methods mainly in the fields of land, operational and regulatory urban planning, the environment and housing. It constitutes a technical database of more than 250 tools accessible according to seven main themes and nearly 35 operational issues, thus answering the territory's stakeholders' most pressing questions.

Informal city: recommendations for a sustainable development of cities

Informal city: recommendations for a sustainable development of cities

This document outlines key recommendations formulated by members of the French Alliance for Cities and Regional Development (PFVT), the platform for exchange and promotion of French expertise in urban development at the international level. These documents were prepared in the context of the World Urban Forum taking place in Abu Dhabi in February 2020 and the Africa-France Summit of June 2020.

 

Eiffage launches Sekoya : the first carbon & climate platform entirely dedicated to low-carbon materials and processes

Eiffage launches Sekoya : the first carbon & climate platform entirely dedicated to low-carbon materials and processes

Eiffage, which has made innovation and ecological transition two of the pillars of its strategic plan, is setting up, in partnership with Impulse Partners, a specialist in construction innovation, "Sekoya", a carbon & climate platform entirely dedicated to low carbon materials and processes.

 

Improving sanitary conditions and preventing water-borne diseases in Burundi

Improving sanitary conditions and preventing water-borne diseases in Burundi

The project covers a commune in a peri-urban area: Mutimbuzi, a province of rural Bujumbura in Burundi, west of the capital and close to the Congolese border. It aims to improve the sanitary conditions of the target communities and reduce the spread of water-borne diseases such as cholera and diarrhoea. Beyond the establishment of hydraulic and sanitary facilities, real work on awareness raising/behavioural education has been developed using a comprehensive participatory approach to ensure long-term improvements.

Strategic urban planning for sustainable urban development

Strategic urban planning for sustainable urban development

This document, put together by the PFVT, a discussion platform for French urban stakeholders working internationally, sets out the broad guidelines that France has taken in the context of adopting the 2016 Urban Agenda in Quito. Focusing on strategic urban planning for the establishment of sustainable cities, this document demonstrates the importance of thinking about cities that meet the challenges of climate change.

 

Recommendations for an affordable housing policy

Recommendations for an affordable housing policy

This document outlines key recommendations formulated by members of the French Alliance for Cities and Regional Development (PFVT), the platform for exchange and promotion of French expertise in urban development at the international level. These documents were prepared in the context of the World Urban Forum taking place in Abu Dhabi in February 2020 and the Africa-France Summit of June 2020.

 

New free transport network in Dunkirk: summary of key results

New free transport network in Dunkirk: summary of key results

Since 1 September 2018, the Dunkirk Urban Community has been the largest European city to offer free public transport 7 days a week for all users. Everyone can use it as they please for their professional, academic or personal travel.

The new reorganisation of the DK'BUS Marine network and all the improvements carried out have improved the public transport network’s reliability, fluidity and speed.

 

« Mobilities » : recommendations for sustainable mobilities

« Mobilities » : recommendations for sustainable mobilities

This document outlines key recommendations formulated by members of the French Alliance for Cities and Regional Development (PFVT), the platform for exchange and promotion of French expertise in urban development at the international level. These recommendations were prepared in the context of the World Urban Forum taking place in Abu Dhabi in February 2020 and the Africa-France Summit of June 2020, and are split into 10 thematic booklets.