The EBRD Green Cities Policy Tool builds on the knowledge and insights gained from EBRD’s investments into Green Cities and presents a wide range of effective policy instruments to improve urban sustainability. Practical and operational policies for municipal authorities and case studies are provided for 7 critical areas of decision making, including sector-specific policy areas such as urban transport, solid waste, water and wastewater, energy and buildings, as well as land planning, green space, and biodiversity. The cross-sectoral policy areas covered are governance and finance.
Lifecycle Phase(s): Strategic PlanningPublic authorities identify the needs and long-term vision for infrastructure development.
Type(s) of Tool: GuidelinesOperationalize sustainability principles, less specific than Benchmarks or Rating Systems., Project Preparation ToolsHelp public authorities manage sustainable project preparation processes.