Rennes: How a Greenmap gives you the keys of your city

  A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator Following the example of New York, green mapping has spread to several French cities, including Rennes. In the capital of French Brittany, associations have named theirs Carte-Ou-Verte , a tongue twister meaning Greenmap, Open Map and Map-or-Green. But, what’s a Greenmap? How does it work? “Think global,…

Local economic development: embrace the virtuous circle

A brief by Elise Baudelet, junior expert in territorial marketing – CAAC Some argue that economic development and social improvement cannot be managed together as their objectives are different. However, territorial marketing promotes an integrated strategy that aims to enhance jointly both aspects. In the past, a role differentiation imposed that public institutions took care…

Social Dimension of the Atlantic Strategy

A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC Coordinator The Atlantic Strategy must be defined consistently with the future of the cohesion policy in its three dimensions: social, economic and territorial. In this sense, as advanced by the Common Strategic Framework, the Strategy should be mainstreamed in the Partnership Contracts and the various operational programmes, including ESF.…