Good practices for Enviroment

smart economy, smart environment, smart governance, smart living, smart mobility, smart people

Strategy process in the municipality of Löffingen

A comprehensive strategy process for digitisation in rural areas includes a thorough analysis of the initial situation and local conditions to develop viable solutions based on practical experience. Within the strategy process, needs-oriented solutions are to be found and people are to be inspired to implement them.The entire strategy process in Löffingen consists of various steps, which in their entirety pursue a sustainable people-oriented development in all smartness categories.
Applicable in rural, non city areas
Municipality
Youth, Elderly, Students, Active working people

smart economy, smart environment, smart living

La Jolie Colo, Digital Hub and Creative Lab

La Jolie Colo is a both a place and a rural development tool: it consists in a business hotel, a digital hub and a creative Lab dedicated to welcome Cultural companies on residency. The site offers 1000 m2 of shared offices and collaborative spaces + 2 hectares of land dedicated to organic agriculture. For 3 years now, it gives an operational tool to develop and implement new forms of local activities and organizations within a collaborative project. Governance of the facility involves local inhabitants and stakeholders that can share and create added-value for both economic and rural development, towards a more resilient and transition way of inhabit and work in the moutaneous Vercors natural regional park.
Applicable in rural, non city areas
City
Youth, Elderly, Active working people

smart economy, smart environment, smart governance, smart living, smart mobility, smart people

Community discussion and future workshop to identify future topics

The community talk and the future workshop are two methods that were used in 4 communities in Upper Valais by the SAB and VillageOffice to collect the needs and ideas regarding future issues together with the interested population and to mobilize people to implement ideas.
Applicable in rural, non city areas
Municipality
Youth, Elderly, Students, Active working people

smart environment

Photovoltaic-League Lower Austria

The Lower Austrian Photovoltaic-League highlights the most successful communities in terms of increasing their installed PV capacity. The competition takes place once a year and even small communities have the chance to capture the trophy.In order to balance the chances between small and large communities, the target figure is defined by the yearly gains in installed PV capacity per capita. The champions of each district have the possibility to take part in an award ceremony where they receive their trophies. The most successful district champion will be declared state champion.The requirement for a comprehensive data set is the cooperation with power utilities that report the installed PV capacity in their power grids once a year. The communities have the chance to benefit from dissemination activities like regional press releases and online activities. In 2017 the Lower Austrian Photovoltaics-League was carried out for the sixth time. All Information can be obtained via www.pv-liga.at (Website in German)Highlight of the project: Award ceremony with district-champions that receive the trophy.
Applicable in rural, non city areas
Local region
Youth, Elderly, Students, Active working people

smart economy, smart environment, smart governance, smart people

Third Place La Place des Possibles

La Place des Possibles is a collective project aiming at the creation of a third place dedicated to all citizens of Royans Vercors territory, on 5 thematics : digital skills, recycling, local feeding, solidarities, citizenship, culture and arts. The location in an industrial wasteland, ancient textile factory
Applicable in rural, non city areas
Local region
Youth, Elderly, Students, Active working people