This article will focus – based on experience – on what training modules and what content may be useful for the “typical” professional mentors of entrepreneurs with “green mission”.
There’s nothing more annoying than having to sift through a mountain of spam emails or arrive at work only to have to read message after message, but did you know that emails also come with a surprising environmental impact? It might only be miniscule, but when added up the impact that our inboxes have on the environment is concerning.
The status of “Green Transition – Environmental Upgrading of Enterprises” of the new Greek Development Law (known as Hellas 2.0) will include investment projects aimed at protecting the environment, as well as other existing business activities subject to the implementation of expenditures for energy efficiency and environmental protection measures.
The project Collective Innovation to Fight Climate Change brought together over 20 participants for a week-long training course in Brussels regarding sustainability and climate change in March. Each participant had different experiences, skillsets and concerns and as a result the presentations they shared about what to do about tomorrow’s society was truly fascinating.
From the 14-18 March, 23 individuals with a keen interest in environmental and adult education met in Brussels for a training course that aimed to equip them with the skills they need to teach about climate change and sustainability. These participants came from the FCC partners’ countries – Belgium, Bulgaria, Read more…
On 18 March representatives of the EU Erasmus+ project Collective Innovation to Fight Climate Change met at CreaD’s headquarters in Brussels for the third transnational meeting. The seven project partners – EPN Consulting Limited (UK), KISMC (Bulgaria), CEED Bulgaria, IDEC (Greece), CreaD (Belgium), Worldview Impact Foundation (UK) and IASP (Spain) were all in attendance in the Belgian capital.
To reach the EU’s 2030 green goals, the construction industry needs to undergo massive changes. Currently buildings contribute over 36% of greenhouse emissions as well as 60% of electricity consumption in the EU, with non-residential buildings being particularly problematic due to their high levels of energy intensity. As a result, innovative companies are looking for novel solutions to this problem.
Over the last couple of years we have heard many announcements from some car manufacturers that in the next few years or decade their cars will be equipped with electric engines only. At the same time, a few country governments have proudly stated they will not allow commercialisation of traditional fuel powered vehicles as of 2035 or 2040.
The IPCC have published their Climate Change 2021 report, warning that human-induced climate change has affected, is affecting and will continue to affect climate extremes in every region around the globe. Without concrete action global heating will continue to worsen, the report warns, potentially leading to extreme effects.
In the period from 1990 to 2020, the world has lost 420 million hectares of forest, an area larger than the European Union. For this and many other concerns, last November the European Commission presented tools to move towards a circular economy, protect nature and raise environmental standards in European Read more…