Initiated and co-ordinated by ICLEI, Procura+ is a network of European public authorities and regions that connect, exchange and act on sustainable and innovation procurement. The combined knowledge and experience allows to provide advice, support and publicity to any public authority that wants to implement sustainable and innovation procurement.
Post date: 8 Mar 2019
In the nine years since the last edition of the Procura+ Manual was published, much has changed.
Post date: 5 Mar 2019
The project PEGASUS was successfully launched in February 2017 and it will last until the end of July 2019. The project brings together 10 project partners from 9 countries: Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Slovenia, France, Spain, Malta, Croatia and Belgium.
Post date: 19 Feb 2019
This month in RESTORE:
- 3rd RESTORE Training School 11-14 March 2019
- EU Sustainable Energy Awards
- RESTORE publication: "Sustainable Development Goals and Regenerative Sustainability in Higher Education" Authors: Giulia Sonetti, Martin Brown and Emanuele Naboni
Post date: 13 Feb 2019
The 6th International LafargeHolcim Forum will be dedicated to the topic of “Re-materializing Construction”, and the format of the event will be similar to the previous symposiums, including four working streams with mobile workshops. The Academic Committee of the LafargeHolcim Foundation is responsible for content, contributions and the outline of the Forum.
Post date: 11 Feb 2019
Building Green is a growing event in Scandinavia which expanded with another edition in Denmark in 2017 to reach as many as possible! Our mission is to illuminate the importance of sustainable building and thinking. Building Green was established in 2011 and has since been developed and improved over the years. The event is not only an exhibition with products and solutions but also a platform of knowledge consisting of international keynotes, relevant debates, idea pitching and much more.
The event is free of charge.
Post date: 11 Feb 2019
The installations will be placed in Piazza Cairoli, Via Dante, Via Mercanti.
Additional activities will integrate the agenda of the Sustainable Energy Week exploring the city area, focusing on sustainable buildings and design studios.
Post date: 8 Feb 2019
Bringing nature back into cities can help fight global warming.
Fighting climate change is the challenge of the century. The last UN Environment Emissions Gap Report warned that, in order to ensure global warming stays below 2°C, efforts should be tripled, and if we want to stay below 1.5°C, they should be increased around five times.
Post date: 1 Feb 2019
The research project EFIResources: Resource Efficient Construction towards Sustainable Design supports European policies related to the efficient use of resources in construction. Its major goal is the development of a performance-based approach for sustainable design, enabling to assess the resource efficiency of buildings, throughout the complete life cycle.
Post date: 7 Jan 2019
In the construction industry, the popularity of sustainability and its benefits have been on the rise in recent years.
Post date: 19 Dec 2018