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Join PROSPECT’s final workshop on October 22nd and learn from some of the most experienced cities, regions and energy agencies about innovative financing mechanisms.   Financing local authorities’ sustainable energy and climate projects is hindered primarily by the lack of internal capacity to identify and implement innovative financing schemes and investment programmes.  
Post date: 30 Set 2020
Type: Evento

September 2020 newsletter from RESTORE project is out!   Status quo on RESTORE Final Book   Our RESTORE Editors, Andreucci, Marvuglia, Baltov & Hansen, and the Sponsor, RESTORE Grant Holder Eurac Research, have signed with Springer the Open Access Agreement for our RESTORE Final Book “Rethinking Sustainability Towards a Regenerative Economy”.
Post date: 30 Set 2020
Type: News

Local energy efficiency and sustainability policies are mostly defined by the EU legal framework, how it is interpreted by cities and regions and how they will turn it into regional or local measures. Cities and regions across Europe are key in leading and achieving EU climate targets. The result is that more often than not, they will implement more ambitious measures than they are required to.
Post date: 18 Set 2020
Type: News

Organised by ECOS, the online event will explore how the construction sector can deliver the ambition of the EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan, bringing together a wide range of industry and environmental stakeholders to discuss current challenges and identify policies, laws and standards that can transform the construction sector from an environmental problem to part of the solution. The event will kick off at 9:30 AM with a keynote speech by Marius Vaščega, Head of Cabinet of the European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries.
Post date: 18 Set 2020
Type: Evento

European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Technology  will organize the 9th ICSD 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Development, with particular focus on Environmental, Economic and Socio-Cultural Sustainability.   The Conference theme is: "Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education".  
Post date: 13 Set 2020
Type: Evento

What The Life for LCA LCC Level(s) project (short: LIFE Level(s)) is directed towards mainstreaming sustainable buildings in Europe through greater awareness and use of the specified indicators within the framework of Level(s), a set of common European Union indicators to address life cycle environmental performance of buildings.  
Post date: 1 Set 2020
Type: Link

Sustainable Places is the only annual international conference focused on showcasing results of EU projects on innovation for the built environment. The 8th edition, Sustainable Places 2020 (27-30 October 2020), will be held over four days in virtual format to facilitate thematic presentations and fruitful discussion on topics such as circular economy, digital twins, BIPV, local energy communities, sustainable digital infrastructure, etc.
Post date: 1 Set 2020
Type: News

Tuesday 15 September, 15:30 – 16:15 CET / 14:30 – 15:15 BST   As regulatory pressure mounts, it is imperative that banks have a clear plan to address climate risks, and to finance a green agenda. Join our experts as they discuss how banks can implement a successful climate risk management strategy.  
Post date: 26 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

For a couple of decades, many in the real estate industry have been trying to make buildings “green,” replacing conventionally made materials with sustainable ones and installing energy-efficient systems. Buildings have a heavy environmental footprint, so the upshot of all this tinkering has been structures that are less harmful to the planet.   Now some developers are going further with “deep green” buildings that are actually good for it.  
Post date: 24 Ago 2020
Type: News

Andreas Gyr remembers his first car fondly: a 1982 Ford Escort, which had the gas parts ripped out and replaced with 17 golf cart batteries and an electric motor. “It had about a 15-mile range and it topped out at like 58 miles per hour,” Andreas remembers. “I’d carry an extension cord around and plug it into friends’ wall outlets to make it home.” It might have been inconvenient, but it made him excited about the future. “It was different, it was hopeful, we charged it with solar panels!” he says.
Post date: 21 Ago 2020
Type: News