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Find out about the Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat!

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...

What can we learn from new trends in the construction sector

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...

World Sustainable Energy Days 2019

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...

The Green Solutions Awards 2018: time-lapse and videos of the ceremony

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...

TAIWAN - Bamboo Pavilion / ZUO STUDIO

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.   The materials used are all native species from Taiwan,...

Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum 2019 – Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place

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....

The 2018 Building Action Symposium in videos

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...

Buildings as material banks – A pathway for a circular future

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.   Since...

COP24: Distributed ledger technology could help enact Paris Agreement

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...

The Green Solutions Awards 2018 Winners Gala in Katowice

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...