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On 6 June 2018, Director General Dominique Ristori announced the creation of the Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat at the European Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels. The announcement was made in the presence of the Members of Parliament of the Islands Commission, who had contributed to the setup of the Secretariat.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: News

Efficiency and renewable energy are at the core of Europe’s commitment to a clean energy transition that serves the needs of citizens, economic development, and the environment.   The World Sustainable Energy Days connect people and empower them to embrace the necessary change – according to the motto: Clean. Competitive. Connected.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: News

The European construction sector is crucial to the European economy as it provides 18 million direct jobs and contributes to about 9% of the EU's GDP. Furthermore, drives economic growth and offers solutions for social, climate and energy challenges, thus contributing to sustainability.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: News

Nine winners whose climate solutions reduce greenhouse gas emissions emitted by the construction industry were rewarded during the International Green Solutions Awards 2018 ceremony. But this event was also an opportunity for professionals to speak about the competition, their commitments and ambitions.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: News

Green building materials from Taiwan. Bamboo Pavilion, located in the fourth area of Fengyuan Huludun Park, is an exhibition hall sponsored by Taichung Real Estate Development Association.  
Post date: 3 Jan 2019
Type: News

The Covenant of Mayors is the world’s largest movement for local climate and energy actions.   The initiative now gathers 7,000+ local and regional authorities across 57 countries drawing on the strengths of a worldwide multi-stakeholder movement. Signatories endorse a shared vision for 2050: accelerating the decarbonisation of their territories, strengthening their capacity to adapt to unavoidable climate change impacts, and allowing their citizens to access secure, sustainable and affordable energy.  
Post date: 27 Dec 2018
Type: News

The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) is an alliance of 110 members representing 26 countries, 4 public agencies, 21 private corporations, 11 intergovernmental organizations, 38 non- governmental organizations and research institutions, and 10 civil society organizations. Founded at COP21, the member organizations of the GABC work toward a zero-emission, efficient, and resilient buildings and construction sector. Specifically, the GlobalABC has the following goals:
Post date: 27 Dec 2018
Type: News

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) has the potential to efficiently and transparently measure, track, and report on carbon emissions, making it a useful tool for enacting the Paris Agreement, according to the COP24 session “Unleashing the potential for climate action with blockchain and other disruptive technologies” organised by EIT Climate-KIC, INFRAS, Climate Ledger Initiative, and Gold Standard.  
Post date: 20 Dec 2018
Type: News

Watch the introduction of the #GreenSolutions Awards 2018 Winners Gala, held in Katowice during COP24, on December 6th at the University of Silesia. Nine winners - buildings, districts and infrastructures - and fourteen mentions were rewarded in front of 200 professionals of the industry.   Read more on Construction21
Post date: 20 Dec 2018
Type: News

The Horizon 2020 EU-funded project BAMB – Buildings as Material Banks - brings 15 partners from 7 European countries throughout Europe together for one mission: Enabling a systemic shift in the building sector by creating circular solutions.  
Post date: 20 Dec 2018
Type: News