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This Staff Working Document of the European Commission gives an overview of key existing European initiatives related to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It summarises for each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) what the main actions are that the European Union is undertaking in terms of both domestically oriented and exte
Post date: 24 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS - COM(2016) 739 final    
Post date: 24 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

On 17 November 2016, in the context of the November Infringements Package, the European Commission formally reminds Slovenia to comply with Article 14(1) of the Energy Efficiency Directive (Directive 2012/27/EU).  
Post date: 17 Nov 2016
Type: News

With the Paris Climate Agreement now in force, international momentum to make the climate commitments it contains a reality must now be channelled into action – and the EU intends to spearhead progress.  
Post date: 14 Nov 2016
Type: News

The European Union will support two innovative companies in Finland in the form of loans from the European Investment Bank (EIB).  
Post date: 14 Nov 2016
Type: News

The European Commission has awarded grants to 28 new environment, climate action and circular economy projects as part of its Horizon 2020 programme.   The new projects receive an EU contribution of about €119.4 million for research and innovation on circular economy, climate services, nature-based solutions, or raw materials. All in all, more than 345 organisations from 44 different countries, including 27 EU Member States, will be involved in the new projects.  
Post date: 9 Nov 2016
Type: News

 
Post date: 7 Nov 2016
Type: News

A LIFE-line for 144 innovative projects investing for a better environment and climate action.     In November 2016, the European Commission has approved an investment package of €222.7 million from the EU budget to support Europe's transition to a more sustainable and low-carbon future. The EU funding will spur additional investments leading to a total of €398.6 million to be invested into 144 new projects in 23 Member States.  
Post date: 4 Nov 2016
Type: News

This publication provides an overview of the most relevant annual energy-related statistics for the European Union as a whole and for each of its Member States. The data contained in this pocketbook is drawn from several sources: from the European Commission’s services, from international organisations such as the European Environment Agency and the International Energy Agency, as well as from the European Commission’s estimates when other data is unavailable.   The publication is divided into five parts:  
Post date: 3 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

On 27 October 2016, the winners of the European Business Awards for the Environment 2016-17 were announced at a ceremony in Tallinn, Estonia. The awards recognise companies in the EU and candidate countries, from all sectors that combine competitiveness with respect for the environment in the following categories: management, product and services, process innovation, business and biodiversity, and international business cooperation.
Post date: 31 Oct 2016
Type: News