Regreen promotes urban liveability, through fostering nature-based solutions in Europe and China using evidence-based tools and improved urban governance accelerating the transition towards equitable, green and healthy cities.

The Nature of Cities Festival 2022

TNOC Festival pushes boundaries to radically imagine our cities for the future. A virtual festival that spans 3 full days with programming across all regional time zones and is provided in multiple languages. A core philosophy

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Ecocity World Summit

The Ecocity World Summit leadership has made the difficult decision to convert the Onsite and Online Ecocity 2021 World Summit to a fully virtual conference. Based on careful monitoring of conditions in The Netherlands, the neighboring

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2022 NATURA All-Hands Meeting (AHM)

Join the Nature-based solutions for Urban Resilience in the Anthropocene (NATURA) network of networks for the 2022 All-Hands Meeting in Malta. The meeting will provide an opportunity for members to connect, share knowledge and present research.

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We Value Nature Dialogue II: Making valuing nature the new normal in business ÔÇô What more needs to be done?

This is the second in a series of two virtual Dialogues designed to bring together the valuing nature community. We will be looking towards the future and considering what future work and action is required to

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From use case to business case: Lessons from TreeTracker

Technologies are cool and all, but is there a business case for monitoring and managing nature-based solutions? Join Dr. Nadina Galle, Ambassador of the Smart Tech for NBS Community, and Dirk van Riel, CEO of TreeTracker,

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6

URBAN LIVING

LABS

&
20

PARTNERS

being a part

of Regreen

8

USERS of NBS

VALUATION MODELS

&
3

BUSINESS MODELS

developed by REGREEN

2

START-UPS

founded

&
3

BUSINESS ACCELERATORS

organised by Regreen

20

CITIES

informed & inspired

 

&
120

TECHNICIANS

trained on NBS

through Regreen

REGREEN OBJECTIVES

  • 01:Integrate knowledge and evidence on benefits from NBS

    REGREEN will review and assess evidence, experience and good practices of NBS, including potential positive as well as negative side effects. REGREEN will capitalise upon existing knowledge in Europe as well as in China, while focusing on how the NBS address key challenges facing urban areas, such as climate change resilience, biodiversity loss, and social equity. The project will analyse green and blue infrastructure extensively, also reflecting their socio-spatial configuration, and investigate urban populationsÔÇÖ accessibility, interaction with, and experience of, their natural environment and effects on health and wellbeing. Moreover, we will assess the multiple benefits and values of ecosystem services that good practice NBS provide. (WP2, WP3, WP4; WP5; contributing to Expected impacts (EI 1,2).

  • 02:Develop and test tools to guide, design and plan NBS

    REGREEN will review and assess evidence, experience and good practices of NBS, including potential positive as well as negative side effects. REGREEN will capitalise upon existing knowledge in Europe as well as in China, while focusing on how the NBS address key challenges facing urban areas, such as climate change resilience, biodiversity loss, and social equity. The project will analyse green and blue infrastructure extensively, also reflecting their socio-spatial configuration, and investigate urban populationsÔÇÖ accessibility, interaction with, and experience of, their natural environment and effects on health and wellbeing. Moreover, we will assess the multiple benefits and values of ecosystem services that good practice NBS provide. (WP2, WP3, WP4; WP5; contributing to Expected impacts (EI 1,2).

  • 03:Consolidate business and investment models for NBS

    REGREEN will review and assess evidence, experience and good practices of NBS, including potential positive as well as negative side effects. REGREEN will capitalise upon existing knowledge in Europe as well as in China, while focusing on how the NBS address key challenges facing urban areas, such as climate change resilience, biodiversity loss, and social equity. The project will analyse green and blue infrastructure extensively, also reflecting their socio-spatial configuration, and investigate urban populationsÔÇÖ accessibility, interaction with, and experience of, their natural environment and effects on health and wellbeing. Moreover, we will assess the multiple benefits and values of ecosystem services that good practice NBS provide. (WP2, WP3, WP4; WP5; contributing to Expected impacts (EI 1,2).

  • 04:Promote NBS in education, governance, and planning

    REGREEN will review and assess evidence, experience and good practices of NBS, including potential positive as well as negative side effects. REGREEN will capitalise upon existing knowledge in Europe as well as in China, while focusing on how the NBS address key challenges facing urban areas, such as climate change resilience, biodiversity loss, and social equity. The project will analyse green and blue infrastructure extensively, also reflecting their socio-spatial configuration, and investigate urban populationsÔÇÖ accessibility, interaction with, and experience of, their natural environment and effects on health and wellbeing. Moreover, we will assess the multiple benefits and values of ecosystem services that good practice NBS provide. (WP2, WP3, WP4; WP5; contributing to Expected impacts (EI 1,2).

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    Partners

    Aarhus University
    Aarhus Kommune
    Mus├ęum National DÔÇÖHistoire Naturelle (MNHN)
    City of Velika Gorica
    The University of Exeter
    The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
    JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
    ICLEI European Secretariat
    Olanis GmbH
    Jeplae Consulting
    Intugreen
    Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
    Tsinghua University
    Fundan University
    helmholtz zentrum
    The Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IUE)
    RTH
    L'institut Paris Region
    SLU
    Zelena Energetska Zadruga