20th March 2015 - An energy union should facilitate transporting energy between member states and make Europe less dependent on fossil fuels, most of which are now imported. The plans announced by the European Commission in February could result in reduced energy bills, less pollution and better resilience to supply disruptions.
Sixteen promising cleantech SMEs selected to fast-track their business growth through intensive entrepreneur mission in San Francisco. £500 million invested in mission companies to date
22th December 2014 - Last Friday Standard Ethics announced the [...]
9 Decembre 2014 - KKR is taking a $100m significant stake in Sundrop Farms, an agricultural technology company that relies on solar power and seawater for the huge greenhouses it builds and operates in arid places including Australia.
18th November 2014 - On 17th November 2014 VedoGreen organised the event “Waiting for Expo 2015, Green Economy 2.0” in Milan at Circolo della Stampa. During the event VedoGreen assigned the “GREEN” EXCELLENCE in innovation award to the best Italian Green Economy companies for innovation and eco-friendly technologies. The winners were identified by VedoGreen, UK Trade & Investment and Dintec.
24 October 2014 - "A binding 40% CO2 reduction effort domestically in Europe is not an easy task. It can only be achieved through a major transformation in all parts of the society. That is why the EU leaders' decision to adopt the Commission's proposal is an ambitious and important step forward" - commented Connie Hedegaard
7 October 2014 - The European Commission has adopted a proposal to reduce by 6% the life cycle greenhouse gas intensity of fuel and other energy sources supplied for use in road vehicles by 2020.
17 September 2014 - Over 2000 European towns and cities are expected to participate in the 13th edition of European Mobility Week, an annual European campaign about getting around town in a sustainable way.
15 September 2014 - The world’s six multilateral development banks reaffirmed their shared commitment to lead by example by continuing to reinforce and further develop climate financing through a joint statement issued in advance of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Summit being convened in New York on 23rd September.
11 September 2014 – The total market of bonds linked to key climate changes solutions stands at USD 502.6bn, compared to last year’s estimate of USD346bn, of which $35.8bn of the universe is made up of labelled Green Bonds issued by corporations and development banks.
4 September 2014 - “Italeaf is the first Italian company landing on the Swedish market, – said the president Stefano Neri . The choice was made for many reasons, firstly because of "the sensitivity of Nordic investors for clean technologies
05.08.2014 - Water re-use is not widespread in Europe. Most wastewater from urban treatment plants is simply flushed out into rivers and lakes. But increasing re-use would help us respond to the increasing problems of water scarcity and drought, while reducing the risk of contamination from wastewater and lowering treatment costs.
25 July 2014 - New opportunities for European businesses, affordable energy bills for consumers, increased energy security through a significant reduction of natural gas imports and a positive impact on the environment: these are some of the expected benefits of the energy efficiency target for 2030 put forward today by the European Commission in a Communication.
20 June 2014 - The green bonds are coming to Italy. According to the news published by Il Sole 24 Ore, Hera, the multiutility listed on Borsa Italiana stocke exchange - LSE Group, has announced the first issue in Italy of green bonds.
Italeaf will be the first Italian company to apply for listing on the NASDAQ OMX First North in Stockholm Stock Exchange
14th May 2014 - Last week the Commission has therefore presented an Action Plan for Innovation in the 'Blue Economy' to help use ocean resources sustainably and drive growth and jobs in Europe.
Intesa Sanpaolo is pleased to invite you to the upcoming Cleantech StartUp Initiative dedicated to the best international startups in the fields of environment, energy efficiency and renewable energies. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 7 2014, starting 8.30AM in Milan (Palazzo Besana, Piazza Belgioioso 1).
Over One Billion People Take Part in Earth Day, the World’s Largest Secular Observance – 2014 Focuses on Green Cities
April 22, 2014 - Today is Earth Day, and over one billion people in 192 countries are taking action to protect the environment.
4th February 2014 - "Stop Wasting Waste!" is the slogan for the launch of the latest phase of the European Commission's 'Generation Awake' campaign, that focuses on the environmental, economic, social and personal consequences of using resources unsustainably.
Launch of Horizon 2020 / London 31 January 2014 - The Commission attaches huge importance to Horizon 2020 as a flagship programme to generate growth and jobs.
21st January 2014 - Biotechnology to treat heavy metal pollution in waste water; new 'Aquaponic' systems combining aquaculture and hydroponics in agricultural production; smarter management of water distribution networks.
9th January 2014 - The European Commission welcomes yesterday's vote by EU governments gathered in the Climate Change Committee to postpone the sale of 900 million carbon allowances in the 3rd phase of the EU's Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) which runs up to 2020.
20th December 203 - A few days ago Copenhagen was officially crowned the European Green Capital 2014, taking the title from Nantes, France at a handover ceremony in Brussels. The Danish capital was awarded the title following an intensive Europe-wide competition.
Alternative fuels for transport: Parliament committee vote supports roll-out of refuelling infrastructure
2nd December 2013 - The European Commission has welcomed the vote of the European Parliament's Transport Committee on measures to build-up alternative fuel stations across Europe to break the oil dependency of transport.
14th November 2013 - A new Eurobarometer survey shows that more than three quarters (77%) of Europeans think that science and technology has a positive influence on society. Respondents however also express concern over risks from new technologies, such as to human health and the environment.
14th November 2013 - The European Commission will provide free, full and open access to a wealth of important environmental data gathered by Copernicus, Europe's Earth observation system.
5th November 2013 - "We're taking action to solve a very serious and highly visible environmental problem. Every year, more than 8 billion plastic bags end up as litter in Europe, causing enormous environmental damage", Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik said.
23rd October 2013 - Plastic waste forms 80 % of the enormous waste patches in the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, with fatal consequences for numerous sea species. The European public consultation on how we can best address this problem is open until 18 December 2013.
According to a new peer-reviewed paper published in Bioresource Technology, Algae fuel will have a significant energy return on investment, consume waste CO2 and can be grown in saltwater on marginal lands.
17th September 2013 - Over 2000 European towns and cities are expected to participate in the 12th edition of European Mobility Week, which began yesterday. This year the week runs until 22nd September under the slogan ‘Clean air – It’s your move!’.