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FAEN about to complete 10 local sustainable energy and climate plans

Fundación Asturiana de la Energía (FAEN), the regional energy agency of the Asturias region, is participating in the C-Track 50 H2020 project. In line with the project objectives, they have been preparing the Sustainable Energy and Climate Action...

The Outcome Document of the 15th Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS 2020)

The year 2020 has led the world into a decade of action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the UN calls for a networked and inclusive multilateralism which will not only allow the outpouring of global solidarity to combat COVID-19...

Reducing CO2 by half, in CONCRETE

We are confident that we can reduce the > 7.1 billion ton of CO2 the concrete economy emits per year (study by Prof. Koji Sakai’s) by half, to the benefit of all smart stakeholders. We have now a ROADMAP, yet, that is not enough.   We need...

Project ENES-CE – MENEA involves citizens in energy planning

Medjimurje Energy Agency Ltd. (MENEA) is one of 10 project partners from 6 central European countries that are implementing project ENES-CE – Collaboration between public bodies and citizen energy groups in implementing local energy strategies in...

Helping Europe achieve a circular economy transition

EIT Climate-KIC, EIT RawMaterials, EIT Digital, EIT Food, EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility have created a Cross-Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) action aiming to strengthen the collaboration of their activities related to the...

Benefits of Proper Exhaustive Construction Safety Training Programs

It is an unfortunate fact that every year thousands of construction employees are injured on the job.   According to OSHA’s reports, the leading cause of serious injury and even deaths on construction sites are falls, strikes from objects,...

WorldGBC spotlights female leader driving Asia Pacific’s sustainable building movement

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) ‘Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards’, showcases the businesses and innovators breaking ground for sustainable buildings.   One of this year’s categories, Women in Green Building Leadership...

All good things come to an end: H2020 PROSPECT finale

After three and a half years of hard work, this is time for the H2020-funded PROSPECT project to end, but not without great successes and achievements to look back at! Innovative financing is often an option for climate projects, but cities,...

A new European Bauhaus movement? Count us in!

With its Green Deal, the EU under the leadership of Ursula von der Leyen has caused quite a stir. When it comes to climate protection and sustainability, there’s a new spirit of optimism.   It’s right and important that the building industry plays a...

International DGNB Consultant Training

Become now an international DGNB Consultant and position yourself in the growing market of sustainable buildings. DGNB Consultants carry out auditing work for DGNB Certificates and Pre-certificates for buildings and districts.   The training to...