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Role and Challenges of SMEs in a Green(er) Economy – Barriers, Needs and Policy Options

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28 November 2014
Berlin
Germany

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) form the backbone of a thriving and innovative economy in Germany and Europe. Their innovation capacity as well as their national and international networks make SMEs key actors for increasing resource efficiency of the socio-economic system and for future-proofing it. Hence, SMEs contribute essentially to a sustainable and long-term green(er) economy.

At the same time, transitioning...Read more

Establishing an Environmental Monograph System for Veterinary Medicinal Products

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26 November 2014
Brussels
Belgium
From an environmental perspective, a key question concerning the current revision of the Veterinary Medicinal Products Directive (Directive 2001/82/EC) is its requirements to generate and make public data on the environmental behaviour of veterinary drugs. The latest proposal of the EU Commission contains some minor improvements on the availability of environmental information for generic veterinary products - however, other very significant information gaps are not addressedRead more

Role and Challenges of SMEs in a Green(er) Economy – Transnational Networking as an Opportunity for SMEs

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26 November 2014
Düren
Germany

The contribution of private enterprises and business communities toward the transition to a green economy has often been underestimated. Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and corporate actors work as key players and they have the power to influence and change the socio-economic context and improve the state of the environment. Many SMEs and corporate actors have introduced innovative solutions...Read more

Exploiting the Potential of Environmental Information Products for Flood Forecasting and Water Quality Monitoring - 1st SWITCH-ON Workshop

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7 October 2014 to 8 October 2014
Berlin
Germany
The SWITCH-ON workshop brought together developers and end-users of a variety of open data based water information products from all over Europe to test these tools hands-on and to discuss their opportunities and challenges. The goal of the 1.5-day workshop was to identify the potential and operational needs of water-related information tools and services based on open data. SWITCH-ON develops state-of-the-art information products and services for water management and environmental awareness.Read more

Training for Lebanese Climate Negotiators 2014

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24 September 2014 to 25 September 2014
Beirut
Lebanon
In September 2014, Dr. Camilla Bausch and Lena Donat conducted a 2-days training to enhance the negotiation skills of Lebanese negotiators at the international negotiations on climate change. The final workshop report is available for download.Read more

5th Workshop on Fish Protection and Downstream Fish Migration - Core Messages in Practice

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23 September 2014 to 24 September 2014
Erfurt
Germany

The event was the fifth workshop in a series on the topic of fish protection and downstream migration financed by the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) and organised by Ecologic Institute.

The workshop focused on the exchange of experiences with implemented measures and information about ongoing or planned research projects on the subject of fish protection and downstream fish migration. The workshop...Read more

Biodiversity Narratives and their Implications for International Cooperation - Germany

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3 July 2014
Berlin
Germany

On 3 July 2014, a workshop was held in Berlin (Germany) to discuss biodiversity narratives and their implications for international cooperation as well as possibilities to improve the considerations of such narratives in German development policy. Organized by Ecologic Institute in cooperation with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the workshop assembled 19 representatives from the fields of research and...Read more

New EU Governance in the Energy Sector - What can be learned from Projects of Common Interest (PCIs)?

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1 July 2014
Berlin
Germany
What shape will the future governance framework of European climate and energy policy take? The proposal submitted by the European Commission at the beginning of this year raises more questions than it answers in this regard. Dr. Camilla Bausch and Christine Lucha of the Ecologic Institute invited experts to a workshop to discuss what impact the new EU Governance has on the electricity sector and how to design the requested regional cooperation.Read more

Improvement of the Land Footprint Methodology Through Impact Oriented Land Use Indicators – International Expert Workshop

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25 June 2014
Berlin
Germany

The pressure on land resources to provide biomass for food, feed, material and energy is increasing. As the products are traded globally the related environmental and social impacts elsewhere are hardly visible and regionally decoupled.

Land footprints and their impact-oriented extensions can provide a useful assessment of consumption related environmental impacts on land.

While the first area-based indicators, i.e. indicators using hectares...Read more

Energy Day: Transition Towards Low Carbon Energy Society

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25 June 2014
Brussels
Belgium
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The MILESECURE 2050 Energy Day in Brussels will present major findings from the research project thus far. Members of the consortium, Giancarlo Cotella (POLITO) and Gabriele Quinti (LSC), will present position papers on energy security trends in Europe and sociological drivers in energy transitions. Ecologic Institute contributed key research to these reports. The presentations will launch a discussion among policy...Read more

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