BCNecologia (the Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona) is a public consortium consisting of the City Council of Barcelona, the Municipal Council and Metropolitan Area of Barcelona and the Barcelona Provincial Council.
BCNecologia has done projects for various public institutions, foundations, organizations and companies, both nationally and internationally.
BCNecologia applies a systemic approach to the management of cities to encourage a more sustainable model. In order to achieve this, the agency provides sustainable solutions related to mobility, energy, waste management, water management, urban planning, biodiversity and social cohesion.
Together with their beneficiaries, BCNecologia identifies problems and their causes, makes proposals, analyzes the technical feasibility, quantifies the results and provides administrative support in managing and implementing projects.
The Chair of the Agency is Mr. Joan Puigdollers, the Environment Councilman of the City of Barcelona. A vice president works with the Chair.
The General Assembly is the highest authority of the consortium. It consists of representatives from the following funding organizations: The Council of Barcelona, the Municipality of Barcelona and the Barcelona Provincial Council.
The Governing Council is a decentralized steering committee comprised of seven members: two representatives from each of the institutions that form the consortium, representatives appointed by the General Assembly, and the Chairman. The members of the Governing Council elect three vice-chairpersons.
BCNecologia is structured in the following areas: