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Post date: 18 Okt 2011
Type: News

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Post date: 18 Okt 2011
Type: Ereignis

The ‘roadmap to a resource-efficient Europe’ identifies the sectors – particularly food, housing and transport – that consume most resources and outlines how the region can grow while using fewer resources. The report looks at key natural resources like raw materials, metals, energy, biodiversity and water, which have been used to fuel economic growth as if they were inexhaustible. To read the report, please go to the relevant BUILD UP publication here.
Post date: 23 Sep 2011
Type: News

Post date: 23 Sep 2011
Type: Publication

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Post date: 16 Sep 2011
Type: Ereignis

 To broaden participation in next year’s United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), the United Nations has invited representatives from nine key constituencies, known as major groups, to submit ideas on how the world can move towards sustainable development — a process aimed at promoting economic prosperity and improving the quality of life for everyone, while protecting the environment for present and future generations.
Post date: 16 Sep 2011
Type: News

Putting prosperity on a more sustainable footing The German Chancellor drew on the four guiding principles underlying the National Sustainability Strategy to show what the German Government is doing to implement the concept of sustainability. The debt brake incorporated into the Basic Law, for example, is based on the guiding principle of intergenerational equity. It stipulates that from 2016 the Federation will, to all intents and purposes, have to eliminate the structural deficit. From 2020 it effectively puts a cap on new debt in the Länder (federal states).
Post date: 9 Aug 2011
Type: News

Nordic Climate Festival @ Aalto is held at the Aalto University Otaniemi campus in Espoo, Finland. Nordic Climate Festival @Aalto is a 4-day event on finding and promoting best available Nordic initiatives towards sustainable communities. The festival is part of the Finnish Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers 2011. Join us to discuss, brainstorm and socialize with other like-minded students and top research teams of Aalto University!
Post date: 3 Aug 2011
Type: Link

The Prize also aims to reward original and innovative ideas and pedagogical methods promoting sustainable principles and practices in curricula of higher education. For further information on the EDUCATE Prize please visit www.educate-sustainability.eu/prize or send an email to educate.prize@educate-sustainability.eu
Post date: 26 Jul 2011
Type: News

About the Network The Network for Sustainable Construction and Innovation through Procurement is a growing European network of public authorities working together to: Find new, sustainable construction solutions, and Encourage innovation in construction procurement What does the Network do? The Network participants identify topics which are of most interest to them for their own construction activities.
Post date: 17 Mai 2011
Type: Link