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EDOARDO CROCI

EDOARDO CROCI
Professor of Practice
Department of Social and Political Sciences
Chairman of UERA – Urban European Research Alliance

Courses a.y. 2022/2023

10234 CARBON MARKETS AND CARBON MANAGEMENT
11930 TRASPORTI E CAMBIAMENTO CLIMATICO [TRANSPORT AND CLIMATE CHANGE]
20850 SUSTAINABLE URBAN REGENERATION

Biographical note

Professor of Practice at Bocconi University. I am Director of the Sustainable Urban Regeneration Lab and Senior Research Fellow at GREEN (Centre for Geography, Resources, Environment, Energy and Networks), where I coordinate the “Green Economy Observatory” and the "Smart City Observatory." I am scientific coordinator of several European research projects focused on urban sustainability, circularity and resilience. I am Chairman of UERA – Urban European Research Alliance, member of the Thematic Group on Goal 11 (Cities) of UN - SDSN, member of the Team of specialist on policy innovation principles of UNECE, member of the Managing Board of the university network urban@it. I served as Milan City Councilor for Mobility, Transport and Environment, Administrator of the Agency for the Protection of the Environment of Lombardy Region, National government Subcommissioner for the implementation of  Milan wastewater treatment system, Vice President of FEDARENE (European Federation of Regional Energy and Environment Agency), and Vice President of Italian Agenda 21 Coordination association.

 


About

Graduated with honors in Economic and Social Sciences at Bocconi University. Visiting Scholar at New York University. National qualification for associate professor. Former Vice director of IEFE, research center in economics and policy of energy and environment, Bocconi University. European Commission research projects expert evaluator. Reviewer for IPCC, OECD, ITF. Consultant for the World Bank and the OECD.


Research interests

My main research area is related to design and evaluation of sustainable policies at the urban level in the environment, energy, mobility, and climate fields. I am currently scientific coordinator for Bocconi of six Horizon 2020 projects, related to climate mitigation, nature-based solutions, smart cities, urban circular economy.

I acted as Member of the Management Committee of the COST Action "Inogov - Innovations in Climate Governance: Sources, Patterns and Effects" and Supplent Member of the Management Committee of COST Action “Implementing Nature-Based Solutions for Creating a Resourceful Circular City.”


Selected Publications


Bagaini, Annamaria; Croci, Edoardo; Molteni, Tania
Boosting energy home renovation through innovative business models: ONE-STOP-SHOP solutions assessment
JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, vol. 331, 129990, 2022

Croci, Edoardo; Lucchitta, Benedetta
Climate change and urban nature: impacts and policies at the urban level
Planning climate smart and wise cities : a multidisciplinary approach, Springer Nature, 2022

Croci, Edoardo; Lucchitta, Benedetta; Penati, Tommaso
An urban PES model for diffused green areas requalification and maintenance in Milan
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & POLICY, vol. 130, April, pp. 47-60, 2022

Andreucci, Maria Beatrice; Croci, Edoardo
Assessing integrated circular actions as nexus solutions across different urban challenges: evidence towards a city-sensitive circular economy
Smart and sustainable planning for cities and regions : results of SSPCR 2019, Springer, pp 215-225, 2021

Croci, Edoardo; Lucchitta, Benedetta; Molteni, Tania
Low carbon urban strategies: an investigation of 124 European cities
URBAN CLIMATE, n. 40, 2021

Mayor, Beatriz; Toxopeus, Helen; Mcquaid, Siobhan; Croci, Edoardo; Lucchitta, Benedetta; Reddy, Suhana E.; Egusquiza, Aitziber; Altamirano, Monica A.; Trumbic, Tamara; Tuerk, Andreas; Garcia, Gemma; Feliu, Efren; Malandrino, Cosima; Schante, Joanne; Jjensen, Anne; Gunn, Elena Lopez
State of the art and latest advances in exploring business models for nature-based solutions
SUSTAINABILITY, 13, 7413, 2021

Meroni, Greta; Valerio, Alessandra; Vezzoli, Marika; Croci, Edoardo; Carruba, Michele O.
The relationship between air pollution and diabetes: a study on the municipalities of the Metropolitan City of Milan
DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol. 174, April, 2021

Croci, Edoardo; Molteni, Tania
Business models for smart city solutions: an overview of main archetypes
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF URBAN PLANNING AND SMART CITIES, vol.2, issue 2, 2021

Croci, Edoardo; Donelli, Matteo; Colelli, Francesco Pietro
An LCA comparison of last-mile distribution logistics scenarios in Milan and Turin municipalities
CASE STUDIES ON TRANSPORT POLICY, vol. 9, issue 1, 2021

Croci, Edoardo; Lucchitta, Benedetta; Penati, Tommaso
Valuing ecosystem services at the urban level: a critical review
SUSTAINABILITY, 13(3), 2021

Bagaini, Annamaria; Colelli, Francesco; Croci, Edoardo; Molteni, Tania
Assessing the relevance of barriers to energy efficiency implementation in the building and transport sectors in eight European countries
THE ELECTRICITY JOURNAL, issue 8, n. 33, Elsevier, October, pp. 1-8, 2020

Croci, Edoardo; Colelli, Francesco
The costs and benefits of extended producer responsibility: an evaluation of the Italian waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) management system
Environmental fiscal challenges for cities and transport, Edward Elgar Publishing, vol XXI, pp. 60-73, 2019

Edoardo Croci; Lucchitta, Benedetta; Greet Janssens-Maenhout; Simone Martelli; Tania Molteni
Urban CO2 mitigation strategies under the Covenant of Mayors: an assessment of 124 European cities
JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, n. 169, pp. 161-177, 2017