The FCC Project consortium members are very active in the fight against climate change. Below is a brief summary of some of the activities they have been involved in to make the world a greener and better place.

The Arch

IASP supports The Arch; The European project to speed up the ecological transition.

In 2023, 100 green solutions will be toured around Europe on a sailboat. The tour aims to promote innovative concepts and startups that are environmentally friendly to head to Copenhagen – headquarters of the European Environment Agency – for a grand presentation. IASP is leading the search for potential applicants. Find out more here.

IASP partner of sustainable project in Brazil

IASP has recently finished a project that involves the creation of an International Hub for Sustainable Development in Brazil. The area in Campinas a has a big focus on health, education and the environment. Find out more here.

Social entrepreneurship project in India

WIF have been working on a project that allows Impact Explorers to directly contribute to restoring damaged ecosystems and offsetting their travel emissions by taking part in field-based learning on how to plant native food crops and tree species in the mountain ecosystems of the Himalayan foothills. Find out more here.

Only 1 Earth Live

Bremley Lyngdoh was invited to speak on the livestream of Only 1 Earth Live, held on World Environment Day 2022. He made tributes to Maurice Strong who made a massive contribution to the global climate movement, with the stream having a reach of over 2 million people. Find out more here.

Launch of new project GreenVETnet

CEED are involved in a newly launched Erasmus+ project called GreenVETnet that aims to further mainstream the integration of sustainability aspects in vocational education and training. This will be achieved by establishing a methodology for educators’ skills training that support sustainable development. Find out more here.

CEED Bulgaria participate in the forthcoming events organised by the Cluster Sofia Knowledge City (CSKC) in the framework of the Towards Green Transition Facility (TGTF)

CSKC is one of 25 European clusters selected to promote green transition skills among their members and stakeholders through technical advisory support by highly qualified advisors. CSKC promotes the idea that to achieve a positive impact on the EU climate targets, cities should be reorganized around the concept of “sustainable metabolism”, by taking into account the systemic management of energy, materials, water, and air. CEED Bulgaria is one of the most active members of Cluster Sofia Knowledge City (CSKC). Find out more here.

IDEC hosts successful i2SustainIT project training course 

IDEC is currently working on a project that aims to nurture a sustainable approach to support social entrepreneurs to make a high-scale impact in a sustainable way. Working in partnership with other FCC consortium members, IDEC hosted the project’s first training course in Greece which was a resounding success. Find out more here.

CreaD launches iiDé: an ecosystem of local, inclusive and sustainable initiatives

In September 2022, Creative District launched the iiDé project in the city of Enghien located in the Hainaut province of Belgium. This space aims to develop actions and projects focused on innovation, create a network of citizens and strengthen the links between actors who contribute to societal development. It is an incubation and support office for local, inclusive and sustainable initiatives. Find out more here.

 CreaD partner of the New European Bauhaus Initiative

 This year, Creative District became a partner of the New European Bauhaus, a creative interdisciplinary initiative launched by the European Commission that aims to connect the European Green Deal to living spaces, thus adding to it a cultural and creative dimension. Through this partnership, CreaD became part of a collaborative, multidisciplinary platform that allows for the exchange of ideas and knowledge and the development of activities and initiatives centered around the values of the NEB; sustainability, co-design and the transformation of living spaces. Find out more here.

CreaD supports the ACE (Appropriation citoyenne de L’Énergie) project to tackle energy issues  

 Through partnership with “Habitat et participation”, an NGO based in the Brussels hub “innovation4Society” and the financial support of CIVIS, Creative District was part of the implementation of the ACE project that brought together a variety of transdisciplinary actors with the purpose of democratizing the information and knowledge related to energy and allow the participation of civil society in exchanges around energy practices, particularly in shared spaces. The project culminated in a workshop on energy issues centered around the question: ‘What concrete actions can be taken to reduce our energy consumption in shared workspaces?’. The workshop included researchers and experts in the field of energy, workspaces facilitators and citizens aiming to adopt a set of good practices as well as the concrete actions related to the reduction of energy consumption within shared spaces.

 

Success at i2SustainIT project training course

EPN collaborated on a project that aims to nurture a sustainable approach to support social entrepreneurs to make a high-scale impact in a sustainable way. Working in partnership with other FCC consortium members, EPN coordinated the project’s first training course in Athens, which was a resounding success. Find out more here.

Success at i2SustainIT project training course

KISMC collaborated on a project that aims to nurture a sustainable approach to support social entrepreneurs to make a high-scale impact in a sustainable way, working in partnership with other FCC consortium members. Find out more here.

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