C40 Climate Action Planning Programme Vertical Integration Guide

C40’s Climate Action Planning Resource Center has made available a number of new tools for cities to analyse their vertical integration and facilitate their climate action planning. Precisely, by (1) diagnosing vertical barriers and enablers, (2) developing a vertical integration response strategy and (3) supporting protocol agreements that enhance vertical integration for accelerated climate action.

Next to the Vertical Integration Guide, these tools include a

  • Vertically Integrated Action Tool and User Guide
  • Vertical Integration Response Strategy Guiding Framework
  • Vertical Integration Protocol Agreement Template and Guide
  • Video tutorial

The guide calls for the decentralization of decision-making as an “important foundation for vertical integration.” Moreover, it features a considerable number of best practice examples across the world for effective vertical alignment along the above isues.

C40 Climate Action Planning Programme Vertical Integration Guide
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