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Dogme 2000: A municipal network on sustainable urban development

Detailed description of the Good Practice

Dogme 2000 is a Danish network on sustainable urban development, established in members: The municipalities of Albertslund, Copenhagen, Ballerup, Herning and municipality of Albertslund, who has in the last decades gained a reputation as a leading green municipality in Denmark, through a number of organizational innovations and environmental initiatives. The municipality conceptualised and initiated the Dogme-2000. The other members were included through existing political networks and contacts. In choosing potential members, municipalities with a green profile had a highest priority, but also it was aimed to broaden the network, in terms of the municipals location (geography), size and political colour.

cooperation
sustainable development

Objectives of the Good Practice

The objectives of Dogme is formulated in 3 Dogmas:
1. All human impacts on the environment must be measured
2. A plan for environmental improvements has to be prepared
3. The Dogme 2000 must be embedded locally

Participants of the Good Practice

The municipalities of Albertslund, Copenhagen, Ballerup, Herning and Fredericia

Target group of the Good Practice

The municipalities of Albertslund, Copenhagen, Ballerup, Herning and Fredericia

More Details of the Good Practice

Documentation and documents

Available files

Contact details

Mr. Lasse Kenborg, municipality of Copenhagen

Data sources and references

PETUS project
www.petus.eu.com (Accessed July, 29, 2009)