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Local-government climate protection

By 2020, the city of Ostfildern near Stuttgart aims to cut carbon emissions by 32,000 tonnes. Drees & Sommer has supported the city, which has a population of 40,000, with the development of an integrated climate protection concept. The experts have supported Ostfildern in establishing such a concept, identifying the most effective local measures and are also helping with implementation.

Additional value

  • Close cooperation with local and municipal players (authorities, regional power utilities, chimney sweeps, plant operators, etc.)
  • Practical statements based on on-site measurements
  • Focus on economy and staffing feasibility resulting in high acceptance of the measures by both the public and the administration
  • Practical link between current and future measures
  • All services from a single source

Project data


City of Ostfildern, District of Esslingen

Project duration:

May 2012 – March 2013


approx. 40,000

Individual services


  • Development of an integrated climate protection concept
  • Development of a tool for updating the carbon assessment
  • Monitoring and controlling tool for following up the progress of measures
  • Support for the development of a communication and public relations strategy, including the creation of a logo for the Ostfildern climate protection program
  • Writing subsidy applications

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