Webinar February 14: Using purchasing to drive...

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There’s still a lot of work to do to reach a sustainable life cycle for IT products. Some of the most pressing issues include the overuse of finite natural resources, alarming amounts of e-waste as well as violations of workers’ rights and labour laws in t...

TCO Development
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Switched on to Value: Powering Business Change - Report...

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This report demonstrates WRAP's latest research on the opportunities for businesses in the Electrical and Electronic Equipment sector in using resources more sustainably.
Mark Barthel
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Update on activities of Forest Stewardship Council...

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FSC certification is being used by many public authorities as (non-exclusive) evidence of sustainable sourcing in relation to wood and wood products. FSC works on increased availability and reliability of FSC-products. FSC National offices assist policy mak...

John Hontelez
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Potential Ecodesign Requirements for Textiles and...

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Of interest to policy makers and industry associations tasked with setting mandatory or voluntary ecodesign standards for textiles and furniture. Also of high utility for designers and brands looking for inspiration in how to design textiles and furniture for...

Nordic Council of Ministers
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International Forum for sustainable business...

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GREEN MIND (occurring annually since 2012) provides a unique platform for communication and partnerships among members of businesses, governments, science and the public in their common endeavour for sustainable development. The Forum promotes the concepts of...

All-Ukraine NGO «Living Planet»
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Ecolabel cooperation between China and Thailand

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China Environmental United Certification Center and Thailand Environment Institutesigned ecolabel cooperation agreement in 2007 and the first common core criteria of Projector was developed in 2018.
China Environmental United Certification Center; Thailand Environment Institute
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China-Japan-Korea Ecolabel cooperation

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Under the mechanism of CJK Round Table on Environmental Business, the ecolabel organization of China, Japan and Korea have began to cooperate since 2007.
China Environmental United Certification Center; Japan Environment Association; Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute
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Event - Launch - TCO Certified, generation 8. December...

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Join us in Brussels on December 4th 2018, for the launch of TCO Certified, generation 8. In this latest generation of sustainability criteria for IT products, TCO Certified will help purchasers and industry take a more circular approach in progressing tow...

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The introduction of the Green Class standard in...

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Our objectives are to support the sustainable functioning of educational institutions and promote the sustainable development of education. It will allow the creation of a more comfortable and healthy environment for training, save resources, reduce the load...

All-Ukraine NGO «Living Planet»
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Transform Together — The 2030 Initiative for...

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Transform Together is a multi-stakeholder partnership created to support the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with a focus on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 12, Responsible Consumption and Production. Transform Together does this b...

Bioregional
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Zero Waste Case Study: the Story of Beçanson

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Located in Eastern France, the city of Besançon has rolled out an extensive system of decentralized composting, managing to cover 70% of its population and to significantly reduce the waste sent for disposal. Learn how they did it!
Zero Waste Europe
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Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Sustainable Lifestyles and Education

HANDBOOK ON SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT (Integration...

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Public Procurement is closely interconnected with an implementation of the sustainable development goals on the practice. Given priority to environmentally friendly products and environmentally safety services, which comply with green standards and rules, is a...

State Ecological Academy of Postgraduate Education and Management, with the financial support of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine
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SPP & CI-SCP Working Group - Improving Collaboration...

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The objectives of the working group are to improve the implementation of sustainable public procurement (SPP) through ecolabels and standards – by developing tools and sharing good practice – and to improve dialogue between the two fields (SPP and sustaina...

ISEAL Alliance
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Zero Waste Case Study: The Story of Sardinia

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Sardinia was until 2003 in the rearguard of Italy and Europe in terms of waste management. With a separate collection rate of 3.8%, this popular tourist island used to send all the remaining waste to landfills and incineration. However, a strategy based on the...

Zero Waste Europe
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Sustainable Tourism Sustainable Tourism
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Establishment and Implementation of Green Public...

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Government spending accounts up to 15% of a country's gross domestic product. Such amount can greatly influence the consumption and production trends and increase the demand for green products. The project aims to pilot test the integration of sustainable cons...

Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc.
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