The CHAMP project (2009-2012) aimed at training and supporting local and subregional authorities in implementing an integrated management system for climate change mitigation and adaptation, and to promoting the model European-wide.

Within the project, a series of Integrated Management System (IMS) trainings for local authorities were organised in each partner country: Finland, Germany, Hungary and Italy. Altogether, over 20 training workshops for the piloting 58 municipalities and regions were organised. More information on the national trainings is available at the national training hubs' pages.

The main output of the project is the Capacity Development Package supporting local authorities in implementing the IMS for climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Capacity Development Package is available in English, German, Hungarian, Italian, Finnish and Swedish.

The CHAMP final conference was organised completetely online. If you missed the event, all material including live stream sessions, videos, presentations and articles are available at!

Read more about the project from our Layman's report, project newsletters and the project blog. We invite you to find out more about our project and the Integrated Management System for local sustainability on our website!

To promote the IMS model European-wide and to continue the work after project lifetime, a European Partnership for Integrated Sustainability Management was launched. The search for new partners to join our growing network of organizations interested in offering IMS trainings to local authorities is ongoing.