- Green Digital Charter
- Signatory cities
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From 14 to 16 November 2017, EUROCITIES’ Green Digital Charter initiative was in Barcelona for the Smart City Expo. Signatory cities were there too, spread at the four corners of the huge exhibition area. Our first day was dedicated to tracking down and interview city officers about their city’s achievements and vision.
Bordeaux, Barcelona, Ghent, Nantes, Tampere, Valencia
Meet GDC signatories in our new video, and discover how the Green Digital Charter tries to connect and empower cities to imagine the urban future.
Read the full article on our presence at the Expo on EUROCITIES website.
The Technical Specification, under the title “Key Performance Indicators for Sustainable Digital Multiservice Cities”, uses indicators to express smart development at city level in terms of People, Planet, Prosperity, Governance and Propagation.
Benefits for multiple stakeholders are expected from the new Technical Specification:
- Cities will support their strategic planning and allow measuring their progress towards smart city goals. In addition, benefits are created from the enhanced collaboration within and between cities, providing the possibility to compare solutions and to find best practices;
- Policy makers will benefit from the indicators that help to set policy targets and monitor their achievement. ICT users KPI framework’s sub-themes are formulated as policy goals and therefore the indicators are especially useful to follow progress towards policy goals;
- Solution providers will benefit from better insight into business opportunities for their products and services, and into the possibilities for replication in a different city or context;
- Industrial stakeholders will benefit from the recommendations for new business, e.g. based on open data;
- Citizens will benefit from the indicators as they may help to get a better understanding of complex projects and their impacts.