Bordeaux

  • Country: France
  • Population: 245,000
  • Member of Covenant of Mayors?: Yes
  • Politician Who Signed: Alain JUPPÉ, mayor of Bordeaux
  • Website: www.bordeaux.fr

 

City Introduction

Known worldwide for its wine, Bordeaux also is the world’s widest UNESCO world heritage classified urban area.

The city has tremendously changed over the past 15 years to become a living lab for sustainable development. Both the lives of the inhabitants and their relationship with the city were transformed by this spectacular urban renovation.Bordeauxis strongly committed to a sustainable future via its three-fold master plan based on (1) its urban development project “Bordeaux 2030”, (2) its social project and (3) its climate and energy plan, doubled with an ambitious digital agenda.

The 2,000 year-old city welcomes every year over 3 million tourists from all over the world as well as an increasing population. Attractive and desirable, Bordeaux is now looking ahead to the future, being the perfect playground for great universities and schools, historical companies and innovative groups, while offering a unique quality of life.

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