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A European fund to support #CircularBioeconomy

A European fund to support #CircularBioeconomy

| December 2, 2019

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced the completion of the public procurement process for the selection of an investment advisor to set up and manage the European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF). The selected investment advisor is ECBF Management GmbH and Hauck & Aufhäuser Fund Services S.A. will act as the Alternative […]

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In blow to US, EU pledges quick move on tax for #PollutingFirms

In blow to US, EU pledges quick move on tax for #PollutingFirms

| October 4, 2019

The European Commission will quickly start work on a tax on foreign polluting firms, the nominee for the EU’s economic and tax commissioner said on Thursday (3 October), a move that could hit US companies and deepen a trade war with Washington, writes Francesco Guarascio. In his confirmation hearing before EU lawmakers, Italy’s Paolo Gentiloni […]

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New rules make #HouseholdAppliances more sustainable

New rules make #HouseholdAppliances more sustainable

| October 2, 2019

In a continued effort to reduce Europe’s carbon footprint and to make energy bills cheaper for European consumers, the Commission has adopted new eco-design measures for products such as refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers and televisions. Improving the ecodesign of products contributes to implementing the ‘Energy efficiency first’ principle of the EU’s Energy Union priority. For […]

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Waste-to-energy is at home in #CircularEconomy – #CEWEP Presents #SustainabilityRoadMap2035

Waste-to-energy is at home in #CircularEconomy – #CEWEP Presents #SustainabilityRoadMap2035

| September 26, 2019

On 24 September, CEWEP, representing the operators of European Waste-to-Energy plants launched the first ever Waste-to-Energy Sustainability Road Map. The new document, presented in front of more than 100 European policymakers, stakeholders and industry representatives in Brussels details the sector’s vision to 2035 showing how the Waste-to-Energy sector provides essential services to the society. “We […]

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#JunckerPlan supports €50 million EIB loan for #CircularEconomy business in the Netherlands

#JunckerPlan supports €50 million EIB loan for #CircularEconomy business in the Netherlands

| July 31, 2019

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending Dutch company Boels Rental €50 million to acquire new vehicles, machinery and related equipment for its rental and leasing activities. The loan is guaranteed by the Juncker Plan’s European Fund for Strategic Investments, which allows the EIB Group to invest in more and often higher risk operations. Through […]

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#CircularEconomy – Time to unleash power of consumers, urges #EESC

#CircularEconomy – Time to unleash power of consumers, urges #EESC

| July 25, 2019

So far, actions to boost the development of a circular economy in Europe have centred on production, getting industries to introduce circular business models and bring circular options to the market. Now conditions are ripe for getting consumers involved, and empowering them to make sustainable purchasing choices in their daily lives, says an EESC report […]

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European Union presents its progress towards #SustainableDevelopment

European Union presents its progress towards #SustainableDevelopment

| July 22, 2019

At the United Nations High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development in New York, the EU reaffirmed its strong commitment to deliver on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a shared global road map for a peaceful and prosperous world, with human well-being on a healthy planet at its core. A dedicated event […]

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