sustainability

OUR AMBITION   The overall ambition of the World Sustainable Built Environment conference, BEYOND 2020 is to collectively formulate a transformational plan and set of commitments for the built environment to support the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  
Post date: 10 Jul 2019
Type: News

The construction sector has a large potential for cost effective energy savings. With the EU planning aimed at nearly zero energy target for new buildings by 2020, the construction sector is confronted with the urgent need to upskills its workforce.   This need implies both meeting the targets and learning how to use innovative approaches and technology solutions to keep high quality of construction and increase the building energy efficiency.
Post date: 1 Jul 2019
Type: News

This month in RESTORE:    -Call for industry participation to Rethink Technology   -STSM Funding goes into its third round   -Regenerative Design lecture in Salzburg, Austria  
Post date: 1 Jul 2019
Type: News

Topics   The TMREES19 international conference has as a general philosophy to bring together different disciplines of the global research community, in order to discuss, present and network the latest developments and innovations in sustainability; as well as funding opportunities.   Conference Topics Include, but are not limited to:   Solar Energy & Photovoltaic Applications            
Post date: 28 Jun 2019
Type: Event

This document sets out the results of the work to date undertaken by the Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance in relation to the development of an EU classification system for environmentally sustainable economic activities (hereafter ‘Taxonomy’). It has six parts:  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

A wide diffusion of green envelopes in cities can be an opportunity to improve urban environment conditions and reduce negative effects of climate change.   The green roof system is a widespread solution adopted all over the world due to the relative simplicity of installation and the large private and social benefits provided.  
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

  Drastically lowering energy consumption in buildings – and indeed, developing nearly-zero energy buildings (nZEBs) and positive-energy (or ‘smart’) buildings that can interact with the grid – is a cornerstone of Europe’s climate and energy policy.  
Post date: 4 Jun 2019
Type: News

We are happy to share with you the recording and the material of the first webinar of the EUROCITIES task-force on the localisation of Sustainable Development Goal. The meeting took place last May 13.  
Post date: 21 May 2019
Type: News

We are pleased to invite you for a meeting of the EUROCITIES task-force on the localisation of Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on mutual learning and presentation of EUROCITIES SDGs Report and activities at EU level.  
Post date: 20 May 2019
Type: Event

The Commission adopted today a draft mandate to engage -- on behalf of the European Union in the negotiations to modernise the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) -- a plurilateral trade and investment agreement applicable to the energy sector to which the EU is part. These negotiations aim to revise the provisions of the Treaty in a way to reflect the EU’s reformed approach on investment protection and achieve greater legal certainty and clarity of the rules applicable to the protection of investments.   
Post date: 16 May 2019
Type: News