awards - competitions

On 21 January 2017, the town of Essen in Germany officially becomes the European Green Capital for 2017. In the official European Green Capital Handover Ceremony, Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, will hand over the title for 2017 from Ljubljana to Essen.  
Post date: 20 Jan 2017
Type: News

On 1 December 2016, the fourth annual C40 Cities Award Ceremony took place in Mexico City. The 2016 C40 Cities Awards aimed to share highly replicable ‘best practices’ across cities and draw attention to outstanding performances that have achieved a high level of environmental success in a challenging context. The ceremony was held on the sidelines of  C40 Mayors Summit.    
Post date: 5 Dec 2016
Type: News

The Award Ceremony of the second edition of the European Responsible Housing Awards is taking place on 23 November 2016, in Brussels, Belgium.  
Post date: 31 Oct 2016
Type: Event

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

Following the successful participation of two Belgian candidates (Dupuis Publishers and TPALM, both medalist) in its 2nd edition, the CUBE 2020 contest for a better use in efficient buildings moves forward: the 3rd edition will start on January, 1st 2017 with a new year of competition between commercial buildings (candidates from any European country can apply).  
Post date: 25 Oct 2016
Type: News

The European Solar Prize 2016 will be handed out on Friday, 18 November 2016 in the historical buildings of 'Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau' in Barcelona, Spain, in cooperation with the Spanish section of EUROSOLAR and the Barcelona City Council  
Post date: 25 Oct 2016
Type: Event

15 Climate Stars given to cities and regions in 7 countries   On 6 October 2016, in Lower Austria’s Grafenegg Castle, 15 municipalities, regions and associations of local authorities from seven European countries were awarded with a Climate Star for their outstanding climate action initiatives. The local projects cover a wide range of topics, from energy and mobility to food systems and sustainable procurement up to climate justice and climate change adaptation.  
Post date: 20 Oct 2016
Type: News

  Three highly prestigious green building projects and a leading business which have made outstanding contributions to the sustainability of Asia Pacific’s built environment, have been announced as winners of the World Green Building Council’s regional awards.  
Post date: 7 Oct 2016
Type: News

On 9 September 2016, Thermaflex North West Europe, a company which develops and manufactures insulation and pre-insulated piping solutions for thermal energy distribution, was recognised for creating the most positive environmental impact by the international non-profit organisation, B Lab, on the annual ‘Best for the World’ nomination.
Post date: 9 Sep 2016
Type: News

British Columbia, California, Florida and Regina Teams Top Winners in ASHRAE Student Design Competitions     ATLANTA, 31 August 2016 – Students from eight countries put their engineering skills to the test to design and select systems for a government building in China, as well as for a competition requiring them to “think globally, act locally.” Both competitions are held by ASHRAE.  
Post date: 8 Sep 2016
Type: News