→ IDENTIFY & ASSESS local climate and energy challenges and priorities
→ MONITOR & REPORT progress towards commitments
→ INFORM & SUPPORT decision-makers
→ COMMUNICATE results to general public
→ ENABLE self-assessment & FACILITATE experience sharing with peers
→ DEMONSTRATE local achievements to policy-makers
The Covenant reporting and monitoring framework has been developed in consultation with practitioners from local and regional authorities, climate and energy experts and with the methodological support of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC).
Over the course of 2019, the Covenant framework was aligned with the recommendations of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) Common Reporting Framework. More info about the GCoM DATA4CITIES initiative can be found here.