resource efficiency

Much like any other industry, construction continuously undergoes change and adaptation. It is important to keep on top of developments and the latest solutions leading to changes.   The ‘Let's build changes’ conference, organised by the European Commission and held on 6 July 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, will bring together industry leaders, financiers, policy makers, but also SMEs and start-ups. Together, they will discuss these questions:  
Post date: 9 Jun 2017
Type: Event

Follow the live streaming of this event by clicking here: https://webcast.ec.europa.eu/ppps-impact-workshop  
Post date: 17 May 2017
Type: Event

The FISSAC project is hosting its first Webinar focusing on industrial symbiosis tools and best practices, including an introduction to the FISSAC tool currently being developed. The webinar is open to all, but will require a registration by 21 February 2017 via this form.     Practical Information   Date and timing: 23 February 2017, 10:30-12:00 (GMT+1)
Post date: 10 Feb 2017
Type: Event

The FISSAC project involves stakeholders at all levels of the construction and demolition value chain to develop a methodology and software platform, to facilitate information exchange, that can support industrial symbiosis networks and replicate pilot schemes at local and regional levels.   The model will be based on three sustainability pillars:
Post date: 13 Jan 2017
Type: Link

On 2 December 2016, the European Commission released a studyon the potential and functioning of green bond markets, demonstrating that green bonds have enjoyed extraordinary growth since they were first issued in 2007. The study also identifies key bottlenecks and measures to overcome them so they can fulfill their huge potential.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2016
Type: News

Green bonds could play a key role in helping to finance the investment needed to achieve the EU’s 2030 Climate and Energy objectives and the UN Sustainable Devel-opment Goals.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

Are you part of an environment project funded by Horizon 2020? And are you looking for a potential partner? Or do you want to know more about projects in your field or country? Here's the new way to navigate through all this information in a dynamic and easy way: EASME’s Environment Data Hub!  
Post date: 5 Dec 2016
Type: News

  The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has developed an interactive tool that generates information on EU funding programmes. For the moment application is available for:  
Post date: 5 Dec 2016
Type: Tool

The European Commission has awarded grants to 28 new environment, climate action and circular economy projects as part of its Horizon 2020 programme.   The new projects receive an EU contribution of about €119.4 million for research and innovation on circular economy, climate services, nature-based solutions, or raw materials. All in all, more than 345 organisations from 44 different countries, including 27 EU Member States, will be involved in the new projects.  
Post date: 9 Nov 2016
Type: News

BRINGING THE BUILDINGS SECTOR TOGETHER TO DELIVER A RENOVATION REVOLUTION   The 2-days Leaders’ Summit, organised in the context of the BUILD UPON project, will take place in Madrid, Spain, on 20-21 September 2016, focusing on how to co-design and implement long-term national renovation strategies to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings.   Summit participants will:  
Post date: 8 Jul 2016
Type: Event