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  • ECOLISE wins prestigious Lush Spring Prize

    ECOLISE has won the prestigious 2019 Influence #LushSpringPrize which aims to support those who are helping to build and strengthen the regenerative movement. Eamon O’Hara, Executive Director, and Iva Pocock, Communications Coordinator, collected the award at an event in London, attended by winners and changemakers from all over the world.

  • ECOLISE brings the voice of community-led climate action to high level International Conference

    ECOLISE will be present at ICCA 2019 (the International Conference on Climate Action) this month, to help bring the views, actions and potential of community-led initiatives more strongly into high level debate on international collaboration on climate change. Jointly organised by the German Environment Ministry, the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg

  • Report reveals compelling evidence of the effectiveness of community-led responses to climate and ecological breakdown

    ECOLISE has published a new scientific report that provides powerful evidence of the critical role of local community-led initiatives in bringing effective solutions to the global threats of climate and ecological breakdown. ‘The First Status Report on Community-Led Action on Sustainability and Climate Change in Europe’ draws together data from

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  • Community-led action is a vital response to climate breakdown, ECOLISE tells Paris conference

    Community-led initiatives are an essential part of the response to the climate emergency, yet they are still not on the radar of policy makers and do not get the recognition and support necessary, Eamon O’Hara, executive director of ECOLISE, recently told a high-level conference in Paris. “Research shows the significant

  • UrbanA: Open call to share projects on sustainable & just cities!

    This is an open call to all city-makers to share projects that address issues of (un)sustainability and (in)justice in cities. Are you a policy-maker, activist, entrepreneur, intellectual, citizen or otherwise engaged individual interested in making cities better? Are you curious about what others are doing? Please share your knowledge &

  • Futuristic newspaper for MEP candidates envisions a fair and sustainable Europe

    ECOLISE and four other European and International civil society networks have jointly published a fictitious newspaper – The Fair Times – with stories of what could be achieved if transformative policies for a fair and sustainable Europe are adopted and implemented. With a publication date of 9th May 2024, the end

  • Community-led action on climate change and sustainability offers real solutions to unprecedented global challenges

    (11 April 2019):- Over 50 representatives of ECOLISE, the European Network for Community-Led Initiatives on Climate Change and Sustainability, have called for European, national and local policy makers to recognise and enable the potential of empowered communities to positively transform society and to help reach ambitious climate and sustainability goals.

  • ECOLISE member wins ‘Women of the Decade in Sustainable Change’ award

    (26 March 2019):-  May East, CEO of ECOLISE member organisation Gaia Education, has received the ‘Women of the Decade in Sustainable Change’ award at the Women Economic Forum in Portugal. The award is recognition of her work over three decades to promote the role of women in society in vulnerable regions of

  • Creating sustainable and just cities through Urban Arenas

    (15 February 2019)-: A new European research project, UrbanA – Arenas for sustainable and just cities, was launched by ECOLISE and partners in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany last month. The Urban Arenas will be co-creative spaces designed to generate convincing, specific, and actionable solutions towards sustainable cities that foster deep