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Economy & Jobs 10-01-2022

Sustainability disclosure: no longer about the why, it’s about the how

Sustainability issues are not stagnant, they evolve continuously and vary across different sectors. As a result, sustainability-related financial disclosure must incorporate industry-specific standards which can evolve to remain effective.
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Energy 21-12-2021

Groupama Arena promotes sustainability in Budapest

In recent years, we have seen several stadiums  implement specific guidelines to make their stadiums more and more sustainable. In Europe, the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam is a pioneer when it comes to promoting sustainability and becoming carbon neutral. 
Health 15-12-2021

Sustainability core requirement for German Bundesliga

It is the start of a new era in German football: a female chief at the helm of one of the largest European football leagues and mandatory sustainability criteria for the 36 biggest German clubs.
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Economy & Jobs 29-11-2021

Discover FIEC Annual Report 2021!

Discover our main activities underlying the importance of FIEC as the MAIN VOICE of the Construction sector to find appropriate solutions #Sustainability #Recovery #Renovation
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Energy 29-11-2021

The Energy balance and the thermal properties of glazing

To ensure a proper assessment of the energy performance of windows, heat gains (g-value) have to be considered and balanced with heat losses (u-value), to both minimize heating demand and limit cooling needs. This is the energy balance of windows.
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5 Areas of Improvement in the CBAM proposal

Because of the aluminium industry’s unique challenges, the current Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) proposal will not contribute to reducing global CO2 emissions across our sector, but will accelerate the investment and employment leakage trend European industries have experienced over the past decades.
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Want to achieve circularity of beverage packaging? Wider roll-out of Deposit Refund Systems is a very good option

Natural Mineral Waters Europe, UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe and Zero Waste Europe see  Deposit Refund Systems (DRS) as a very efficient waste collection method to achieve a truly circular economy for beverage packaging.
Health 27-10-2021

Swedish football fans and sustainability

The Swedish Football Association and LIFE TACKLE partner, interviewed a number of Swedish football fans to bring to light their own understanding of sustainability in sport, and what this means to them.
Health 21-10-2021

Swedish football and sustainability

Magdalena Eriksson shares her thoughts about how football can contribute to sustainability initiatives.
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Sustainable infrastructure must be the core of the energy transition

Sustainable infrastructure is a core element in reaching climate neutrality. The Fit for 55 package is a major step in the right direction, but more can be done to unleash the full potential of infrastructure systems.
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Agrifood 15-10-2021

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol

There is an urgent need for a harmonised framework on corporate communications around product sustainability, and the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol welcomes the EU’s efforts to drive greater sustainability in global supply chains, including in the textiles sector.
Health 13-10-2021

English football league launches environmental sustainability scheme

The English football league (EFL) announced Monday (11 October) that it would join forces with the environmental accreditation scheme GreenCode to make the second-highest league in England more sustainable.

10 EU countries back nuclear power in EU green finance taxonomy

“Nuclear power must be part of the solution” to the climate crisis and the rise in energy prices, according to a group of 10 EU countries led by France and Poland who signed a joint opinion article published across major European newspapers on Monday (11 October).
Climate change 08-10-2021

Six EU countries ‘strongly’ condemn Commission’s EU forest strategy

Forestry ministers of six EU countries strongly criticised the European Commission's forestry strategy following an informal meeting in Vienna this week, saying the Commission had not sufficiently respected the principle of subsidiarity. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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Energy 28-09-2021

OH Leuven Implements New Mobility Plan

OH Leuven has worked on a new mobility plan for the King Power @ Den Dreef stadium before the return of the supporters. A mobility study was carried out by a specialist agency and supporters were also surveyed online. In addition, consultations were held with the various stakeholders such as the City, the neighbourhood committee, surrounding organisations, among other interested parties.
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‘Metal Packaging for Sustainability: 10 Benefits of the Beverage Can’

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When it comes to safe, sustainable and versatile packaging, it’s pretty hard to beat the beverage can. Read on to find out why! For more information, access our website here.  
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Open-es, the digital platform for the sustainable supply chain development

A digital platform connecting companies that want to pursue the sustainable development of their businesses. It is called Open-es, an innovative initiative established by the collaboration between Eni, Boston Consulting Group and Google Cloud.
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Energy 28-07-2021

EFDN Members Commit to their Environmental Roles with Sustainable Initiatives

The European Football for Development Network highlights diverse initiatives brought by football clubs to commit to environmental issues. In Belgium and Norway, two clubs have settled new initiatives to develop sustainable changes to their stadium.
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Energy 09-06-2021

Real Betis Balompié wants to become the most sustainable football club

Real Betis Balompié is an excellent example of what football clubs can do to fight climate change and to have an impact well beyond the pitch. All it takes to achieve positive change and winning ways is leadership, vision, and the creative energy of fans and the community.
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Energy 31-05-2021

How GREENFOOT combines crowdfunding and sustainability in sports

The next ten years will determine if we meet the 1.5°C  global warming target or not. Sustainable actions in football can have a massive positive impact on the environment but the clubs cannot achieve all goals on their owns. However, clubs and associations can inspire their fans and community to take action alongside them.
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Energy 21-05-2021

Energy efficiency and renewable energy in sports buildings: GREENFOOT state of the art

The GREENFOOT project aims to finance sport building Energy Efficiency (EE) renovations and Renewable Energy Sources (RES) installations with crowdfunding schemes that propel Europeans to become active participants in the energy transition through their love of sports and their favorite teams.
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Digital & Media 04-02-2021

Without the Right Partnerships, EU Legislation is Dead on Arrival

Despite major progress towards new mandatory frameworks aimed at tackling sustainability and ethical issues in supply chains coming into Europe, the EU’s ambitious legislation will see little impact if not backed up by deep and long-lasting partnerships with producing countries....
Health 28-01-2021

Promoting sustainable tourism in the Alps requires a rethink, NGO director says

The Alps' magnificent mountain landscapes appear idyllic, calm and untouched - as long as you look at them from a certain angle. From another you are confronted by cleared forests for ski slopes, well-trodden paths and destroyed nature for hikers and mountain bikers.
Agrifood 25-01-2021

COVID crisis ‘trigger’ for innovation in hospitality sector, say researchers

The COVID-19 crisis has deeply impacted the hospitality sector, but it has also been a trigger of business model innovation and this must be encouraged to help businesses adapt to the "new normal", according to new research.