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Building energy efficient, sustainable homes for all

As governments across Europe attempt to deal with the economic and social impacts of coronavirus and how and when to end strict confinement measures, the time is right to invest to ensure every person can live in a healthy, connected and...

The Covid-19 pandemic has tested all aspects of our society: families and individuals in confinement, communities in collective self-isolation and local, national and international authorities struggling to manage the omnipresent effects...
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Rising to the challenge - IMT 2019 annual report

For nearly 25 years, IMT has partnered with government, business, and philanthropy to explore the frontier of action to improve the spaces where we live, work, and play. Our innovations have helped policymakers reduce carbon emissions and...
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Commission outlines plan for EU financing mechanism to support new renewable energy projects

The Commission has opened a four-week public consultation for feedback on draft rules to establish a new EU financing mechanism to support renewable energy projects. The main objective of this mechanism is to enable Member States to work...
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Green Homes Solutions – Webinar Series

This free webinar series showcases a range of services, technologies and materials that can assist in creating high quality, energy efficient, green homes. The series will run on Wednesdays at 1pm for four weeks. See schedule below:  ...
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Follow-up call with EU Internal Market Commissioner Breton

On 20th April EBC Vice-President Philip van Nieuwenhuizen joined a follow-up call with EU Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton and other construction stakeholders to discuss about the COVID-19 impact on the construction sector. In...
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Covid-19: how to take advantage of the crisis to optimize digital skills in the construction industry?

How can companies in the sector take advantage of this period to rethink the organization of work and think now about optimizing digital skills after Covid-19?

In this particular period of health epidemic linked to COVID-19, during which many construction sites are idling or even being closed, it is important to rethink the ways of organizing work in the construction sector and to think about the...
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Will coronavirus have lasting labour market effects? Cedefop seeks answers

Cedefop is designing the second wave of its European skills and jobs survey (ESJS) to include questions aimed at discovering whether the coronavirus effects on the EU labour market will be permanent.   The coronavirus pandemic has had an...
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CE Week Webinar: Circular Economy, Reuse and Construction

Free webinar on the circular economy and material reuse in construction, as part of Circular Economy Week 2020, which takes place from 1st–5th June.   Programme   Circular economy and construction:...