The Bandiera Arancione (Orange Flag) is a recognition of environmental touristic excellence awarded by the Italian Touring Club to small hinterland towns distinguished for their quality offer and hospitality. The municipalities applying for the recognition must meet certain requirements, among which is environmental quality. In order to facilitate the attainment of required sustainability standards, in 2011 the Bandiera Arancione stipulated a partnership with AzzeroCO2.
Il Consorzio per lo Sviluppo delle Aree Geotermiche è una società consortile a responsabilità limitata (SCRL) costituita da enti pubblici per facilitare gli adempimenti tecnici e finanziari legati ai contributi relativi all’utilizzo della risorsa geotermica e per promuove iniziative di sviluppo socio economico sul territorio toscano.
Borghi Autentici is an association of small municipalities that are committed to the often complicated process of continual improvement of the urban structure, of citizen services and of the social, environmental and cultural context. In 2012 the association stipulated a partnership with AzzeroCO2 that includes the promotion of sustainability development in the member municipalities, as well as consultancy services for the realization of energy efficiency plans and promotion of renewables.
Città Slow is a movement that was founded in the end of the 1990s with the objective of spreading the philosophy of slow food to local communities and city governments by applying the concepts of ecogastronomy to everyday life. With the aim of promoting and stimulating the diffusion of city management models that are in accordance with the Città Slow manifesto, the movement signed a memorandum of understanding with AzzeroCO2 containing a series of targeted activities and projects that can provide municipalities with low-cost or even economically self-sufficient services.
Uncem Toscana (Unione Nazionale Comuni Comunità Enti Montani) is the representative authority of the municipalities and mountain unions of Tuscany. Established in 1952, it is the regional delegation that corresponds to the national association and is composed of partners from the Region of Tuscany. It has developed its representation of associated entities on the basis of the aims determined in its statute, contributing to the promotion of the development of mountainous territories within a social, economic, territorial and environmental profile.