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Certification standard for International Cittaslow Town

Abstract of Certification standard for International Cittaslow Town

Attachment C to the Charter

1、Energy and environmental policies

1.1 Air Quality Protection *

1.2 Water quality protection *

1.3 Drinking water consumption of residents

1.4 Classification of municipal solid waste collection *

1.5 Industrial and household composting

1.6 Sewage treatment and purification *

1.7 Energy saving of buildings and public systems

1.8 Use renewable resources to produce public energy

1.9 Reduce visual pollution and traffic noise

1.10 Reduce public lighting pollution *

1.11 Household energy consumption

1.12 Conservation of biological diversity

2、Infrastructure policies

2.1 Efficient bike path leading to public buildings

2.2 Percentage of city bike lanes (km) against urban road mileage (km) *

2.3 Transfer area with bicycle parking

2.4 Planning eco-friendly traffic alternative to private cars *

2.5 Removal of building obstacles *

2.6 Program for family life and pregnant women *

2.7 Effective medical services

2.8 "Sustainable" distribution for goods in the city center

2.9 Percentage of residents who travel to and from another town every day *

3、Quality of urban life policies

3.1 Urban recovery program **

3.2 Take interventions to restore cities so as to increase the value of the city center (neighborhood public facilities, tourist signs, antenna, urban landscape protection)

3.3 Planting plant or fruit trees to restore / build public green belt **

3.4 Urban livability (household, nurseries, working hours, etc.)

3.5 Re-identification and reuse of marginal areas *

3.6 Use of information and communication technology in the development of interactive services for citizens and tourists *

3.7 Provide assistance desk for sustainable buildings (biotech, etc.) *

3.8 Cities have wired network (fiber, wireless network) *

3.9 Monitoring and reducing contaminants (noise, power systems, etc.) *

3.10 Development of remote office

3.11 Promotion of private and sustainable urban planning (passive housing, construction, etc.)

3.12 Promote social infrastructure construction (on-time billing, free bike items, etc.)

3.13 Promotion of public and sustainable urban planning (passive housing, construction, etc.) *

3.14 Planting productive plants/restore fruit trees / building green beltin the vicinity of the city

3.15 Provide space for the commercialization of local products *

3.16 Protect / improve the value of the workshop - start a natural shopping center *

3.17 Build cement cube for urban green belt (net infrastructure)

4、Agricultural, touristic and artisan policies

4.1 Development of ecological agriculture **

4.2 Protection of handmade craftsprocess and handicrafts with markings (certification, cultural museums, etc.) *

4.3 Enhance the processing technology and the value of traditional technology *

4.4 Improve the value of rural areas (to enhance the level of convenience services) *

4.5 Use local organic products in community public restaurants(school restaurants, etc.) as much as possible *

4.6 Flavor education and promotion of local products, use organic products in the food industry and private consumption as much as possible *

4.7 Protect local cultural activities and enhance their value *

4.8 Increase hotel capacity (bed / person / year) *

4.9 Prohibition of the use of genetically modified products in agriculture

4.10 Have new ideas to solve the former problem of agricultural land subsidence

5、Policies for hospitality, awareness and training

5.1 Hospitality (training managers, logo, suitable facility and time) *

5.2 Improve the awareness of operators and businessmen (product transparency, mature rice mechanism, clear tariff) *

5.3 Have "slow" travel plan (print, network, etc.)

5.4 Take an active bottom-up approach when making important administrative decisions

5.5 Long-term training on trainers and / or managers and staff on the theme of "Cittaslow" **

5.6 Health education (against obesity, diabetes, etc.)

5.7 Systematic publicity about the meaning of the Cittaslow to the inhabitants (compliance first) *

5.8 Association and management agencies work together to carry out activities themed onCittaslow

5.9 Support Cittaslow activities *

5.10 Insert / use the Cittaslow icon on the letterhead page and the webpage *

6、Social cohesion

6.1 Discrimination against ethnic minorities

6.2 Enclave / neighbor

6.3 Integration with the disabled

6.4 Care for children

6.5 Youth status

6.6 Elimination of poverty

6.7 Community Associations

6.8 Multicultural integration

6.9 Political participation

6.10 Public housing

6.11 Have youth venues or youth centers


7.1 Support Cittaslow movement and activities

7.2 Cooperate with organizations that promote natural, traditional food

7.3 Support twinning projects and cooperation aimed at promoting the development of developing countries and spreading the concept of Cittaslow Town

* Mandatory requirements

** Vision requirements