Welcome to Europe's Green Room!
City of Malmö is the proud host of Eurovision Song Contest 2013 and this is a great opportunity to come to Malmö and discover all what our city can offer.
When Malmö is hosting ESC it is of course the greenest ESC ever were aiming for! The City of Malmö event will be certified according to ISO20121 and all visitors will be welcomed by sustainable transports, food and entertainment. Want to join us? Just read a head;
#1 Tippy-tap-tap water Wanna try some of the best water in the whole, wide world? Just open the tap and enjoy!
#2 Go with the public flow In this neat city you can go by bus, train, bike or by feet to pretty much anywhere. Go! Go! Go!
#3 Ecolicious food Malmö is stuffed with organic and fair trade options. Take your pick and dig in!
#4 Don´t waste your waste Please spare a second or two, and sort your waste in our special edition trash cans. Many thanks!
For more information please visit: malmotown.com
Explore Green Malmö!
At the Malmö Open Green Map you may find hotels, restaurants, shops and sights that aims for a more sustainable city. Pay them a visit! Malmö Green Map »
Sustainable food in Malmö
The city of Malmö has established some very ambitious targets concerning the environment and sustainability for the next 10-15 years. 100% of the food purchased in the City of Malmö should be organic by 2020. This is stated in Malmö's Policy for sustainable development and food, approved by the city council in 2010.
Read more about Malmö's work with sustainable food>>
Malmö's aim for 100% renewables
In conjunction with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), ICLEI World Secretariat is compiling case studies on topics related to renewable energy in cities. One of the themes is ambitious target settings by municipalities, with goals for 100% renewables, and particularly how the municipality is going about this in its master plan or other policies. Download report here »
Green Cooperation Denmark Sweden
Now we can offer through Green Cooperation a full service to foreign delegations who wants to see green solutions in the Öresund Region. With the new service it will be possible for delegations to visit both Denmark and Sweden in just a couple of hours.
Read more here »
Read the conclusions and presentations from the conference on Eletric mobility and Smart Grids in Malmö Nov 20-21st.
Eco Procura and Sustainability Week 2012
To create a sustainable and attractive city is a main goal and high ambition in the City of Malmö. In September 2012 a particular focus was put on sustainability questions, when no less than five conferences on different aspects of this topic were hosted in the city.
Malmö is aiming further
Malmo is a signatory to the Covenant of Mayors, along with over 3000 other cities, all committed to reducing carbon emissions by at least 20% by 2020. This film produced for a Covenant of Mayor conference describes some of the measures taking place in Malmö. See the film on Youtube
Malmö listed in Sustainia100
During the Rio+20 conference the Sustainia100 guide was released. Gathered from 56 countries spread over six continents, Sustainia100 is a guide to innovative and scalable solutions instrumental in creating sustainable societies.
Malmö is listed in the Sustainia100 with Ekostaden Augustenborg
Read more on Sustainias website »
Sustainable City Malmö
By 2020, the City of Malmö's own organization will be climate neutral and by 2030 the whole municipality will run on 100% renewable energy.
No ridiculous car trips in Malmö!
The successful and awarded mobility campaign "No ridiculous car trips" in Malmö is now presented with a short film on Youtube. The film shows how City of Malmö promotes bicycling with attitude.
Study tours in sustainable Malmö
If you would like to visit Malmö and see housing districts with renewable energy, green roofs and solar power please contact us.
To study tours information »
Malmö has during several years focused on creating an urban sustainable development.
Learn more on Malmö's pilot projects in the areas Western Harbour / Bo01 and Augustenborg.