Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, has joined EBRD Green Cities, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)’s flagship urban sustainability programme.
In an agreement signed on 6 October, Kharkiv committed to developing a tailor-made Green City Action Plan that will shape the response to its environmental needs.
Kharkiv is the seventh Ukrainian city to join the €3 billion EBRD Green Cities programme, following Lviv, Kyiv, Mariupol, Khmelnitskiy, Kryvyi Rih and Dnipro.
The EBRD will finance upgrades in solid waste management, water and wastewater, roads and lighting, transport, public building energy efficiency, renewable energy, power infrastructure and energy efficiency.
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