Four Motors for Europe


For the activities of the group see recent activities.


  • Lombardy, Directorate-General Environment and Climate Change
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Direction Environment and Energy
  • Baden-Württemberg, Ministry for the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector
  • Catalonia, Ministry of Territory and Sustainability


  • exchange between regions among environmental policies
  • sharing information, experience and best practice example
  • transfer to the European institutions a common position of the regions about environment and climate change policies and priorities
  • initiate cooperation projects with stakeholders from leading European regions

Current Topics

  • Climate change and transition to a zero emissions economy
  • Resource efficiency: eco-innovation, energy efficiency, circular economy
  • Education for sustainable development
  • Air quality
  • European funding opportunities and possibilities for joint project proposals


  • Participation of the regions at the Under2 Coalition
  • Pan-European Days of Environmental Education towards Sustainability (annual event)
  • Project ideas and proposals in the framework of Interreg

Your Contact Person

Maria Grazia Pedrana
Phone: +39 (0)2 6765 2191