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EU Green Week 2018 will explore ways in which the EU is helping cities to become better places to live and work. Showcasing policy developments on air quality, noise, nature and biodiversity, waste and water management, it will promote participatory approaches to urban development, networking schemes, and tools for sharing best practices, engaging local authorities and citizens, and encouraging them to share their vision of a sustainable future.
Post date: 21 Mar 2018
Type: Event

Europe’s Energy Efficiency and GHG Targets will not be reached without concerted effort from policy-makers and the private market. According to International Energy Agency (IEA) EU needs to invest $1.3 trillion in energy efficiency in buildings from 2014-2035 because 75% of Standing EU Buildings were built with no, or minimal, energy-related building codes. Europe’s EE challenge in buildings mainly concerns the energy efficient renovation and investments in its existing buildings stock. This challenge cannot be tackled without the commitment of the financial sector.
Post date: 11 Jan 2018
Type: Publication

The next edition of EU Green Week, with the theme ‘Green cities for a greener future’ will take place from 21 to 25 May 2018. Organised by the European Commission, the event will explore ways in which the EU is helping cities to become better places to live and work. Showcasing policy developments on air quality, noise, waste and water management, it will promote participatory approaches to urban development, networking schemes, and tools for sharing best practices, engaging local authorities and citizens, and encouraging them to share their vision of a sustainable future.  
Post date: 20 Nov 2017
Type: Event

There’s been a lot of talk over the last few years about self-driving vehicles. Vehicles ‘driven’, essentially, by computer are being rolled out in various locations across the world. The technology, we’re told, is ready to go - all that needs to happen is for governments to put a legal infrastructure in place to cover the use of self-driving cars.
Post date: 26 May 2017
Type: Note

Supporting the creation of Green Homes through a credible, cost-effective certification program represents an opportunity for residential investors & developers to differentiate the quality and environmental performance of their construction projects while educating consumers about the financial and other benefits. Financial institutions – through the issuance of Green Mortgages tied to certified Green Homes – can significantly reduce their mortgage default risk and raise the asset valuation of homes they finance and can, therefore, offer a lower cost of financing.
Post date: 18 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

  EU Green Week 2017 will take place from 29 May to 2 June 2017 with the theme 'Green jobs for a greener future'. Organised by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Environment, this key event in the environment policy calendar attracts policymakers, leading environmentalists, stakeholders and other interested parties from across Europe and the globe.  
Post date: 2 Mar 2017
Type: Event

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Post date: 16 Apr 2011
Type: Note

The International Reference Life Cycle Data System (ILCD) Handbook provides detailed guidance on how to conduct a Life Cycle Assessment to quantify the emissions, resources consumed and the pressures on the environment and human health that can be attributed to a product. It has been developed by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in cooperation with the Directorate-General for Environment. The ILCD Handbook is in line with international standards and has been established through a series of extensive public and stakeholder consultations.
Post date: 26 May 2010
Type: Publication