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AIA was founded in 1857 by 13 architects. Now they’re more than 95,000 members strong.   Values Read AIA’s full values statement  
Post date: 20 Jul 2020
Type: Link

Das deutschlandweite Bildungsprojekt für nachhaltige Entwicklung   Das Projekt Unsere Initiative versucht ein Bewusstsein für die Vorteile nachhaltiger Entwicklung zu schaffen. Dabei geht es darum, Herausforderungen und Lösungsmöglichkeiten in den Bereichen Umwelt, Wirtschaftssystem und soziale Verantwortung aufzuzeigen.
Post date: 20 Jul 2020
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Let's shape the future together   European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and citizens to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. With our societies gradually lifting their lockdowns and recovery plans taking shape, we must now ensure that the transition to a post-corona society is sustainable, inclusive and resilient.
Post date: 16 Jul 2020
Type: Event

The declaration of a climate emergency means we must all look at how we can make big changes within our own communities. The current COP25 meeting in Madrid will highlight the society wide approaches which must be taken across the industrialised countries.  
Post date: 16 Jul 2020
Type: News

(July 10, 2020) Covid-19 rages across the world, plunging humanity into an abyss of misery, causing the society total lockdown and throwing the global economy into turmoil, and is considered as a once-in-a-century public health crisis and ecological security crisis. The international community must take decisive action to meet the challenges, promote a full and inclusive economic and social recovery, and accelerate an aggressive transformation towards sustainable development.  
Post date: 16 Jul 2020
Type: News

Today, more than half of the world's population lives in cities. Demographic pressure in urban areas will continue to increase, raising questions in terms of density, urban sprawl, and living environment. At the heart of these challenges: the place of nature and biodiversity in cities, which provide many ecosystem services. BNP Paribas Real Estate (BNPPRE), as a major real estate player in Europe, has taken up this subject. Meeting with Catherine Papillon, Global Head of Sustainable Development & CSR.  
Post date: 16 Jul 2020
Type: News

Considering the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   DigiPLACE workshop in Tallinn Date: 1 September 2020, 11:00-15:00 Address: Swissötel, Tallinn, Estonia DigiPLACE workshop in Tallinn  
Post date: 16 Jul 2020
Type: Event

A refurbished and improved building stock in the EU will help pave the way for a decarbonised and clean energy system, as the building sector is one of the largest energy consumers in Europe, responsible for more than one third of the EU's emissions.   Renovation of both public and private buildings is an essential measure in this context, and has been singled out in the European Green Deal as a key initiative to drive energy efficiency in the sector and deliver on objectives. 
Post date: 15 Jul 2020
Type: Link

The European Demolition Association, EDA, was founded in 1978 and is the leading platform for national demolition associations, demolition contractors and suppliers.   The EDA has a strong focus on developments in Europe, which are of interest to the demolition industry.   Further, the EDA has amongst others the following objectives:  
Post date: 15 Jul 2020
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Online breakfast debate "Green Deal: Towards a carbon-neutral economy for Europe” - held in Spanish   Clara de la Torre, Deputy Director General of DG CLIMA and Nicolás González Casares, MEP from the ITRE committee will participate in the event organised by the Spanish Official Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg in collaboration with ZABALA  
Post date: 13 Jul 2020
Type: Event