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Energy Efficiency through the Development of Low-carbon Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) Technologies in Trinidad and Tobago
The National Ozone Unit of Trinidad and Tobago (NOUTT) is coordinating the implementation of a project to promote the adoption of low-carbon technologies for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC), thereby creating a sustained market change towards the adoption of these low-carbon RAC technologies in Trinidad and Tobago. The project will utilize a public-private partnership approach engaging a diverse group of stakeholders.
CYCLES for Sustainability (Children and Youth in Cities, a Lifestyles Evaluation Study) is led by CUSP, an ESRC-funded Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity at the University of Surrey, United Kingdom. The project examines how cities currently support young people to live sustainably and heasr directly from young people themselves, through focus groups, surveys, and multi-media reporting.
Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) works in partnership with One Planet Network and 10 YFP (Working Group 2) to support the collaboration among type I ecolabel programmes and facilitate their mutual recognition, as well as to aim to create new type 1 ecolabel programmes in new countries. GEN's primary activities are not only to support best practice with existing members but to grow more ecolabelling programs in order to create greater global access to ecolabelled products across the globe.
CEC logo voluntary certification aims at marketing needs especially from leading enterprises and developby CEC. CEC logo is the extension and supplement for China Environmental Labelling and also can be seen as the preliminary test before China Environmental Labelling. At present, CEC logo certification includes the criteria of 10 product categories such as furniture, coatings and garbage bags.
The project of "Status review on SCP and national policy dialogue on Sustainable Consumption for policy makers and stakeholders"(SCP project) was conduced by China EnvironmentalUnited Certification Center (CEC) and United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP) . The project is an important content under the SWITCH-Asia Regional Policy Advocacy Component (RPAC) which was implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP).
More than 50 countries around the world celebrate World Ecolabel Day in October. It’s a day to focus on ecolabel products and services that are proven to be environmentally preferable and performance tested, so you are ensured the best products for your health and the health of the planet.
2020 saw events across the world celebrating World Ecolabelling Day including webinars and live online events. Social media posts were also promoted across the globe.
The China Environmental Labelling Programme was launched by the Ministry of Ecology and Environement in 1993 as the first national green product certification scheme. It is has been the most successful and influential eco-labelling program in China. After 20s of years, there are over than 100 standards of eco-labelling product have been set up and more than 4,000 enterprises have obtained Environmental Labelling Certification.
Brought to the public by WRAP Cymru, Wales Recycles is the national recycling campaign for Wales. Supported and funded by the Welsh Government, and adopted locally by local authorities and other partners, the campaign encourages citizens to recycle more things more often from all around the home.
Under the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Support Programme in Trinidad and Tobago, one of the main objectives was to initiate the implementation of a National Climate MRV system to aid with tracking progress towards climate targets. Its implementation plan includes relevant legislative framework and definition of institutional roles and responsibilities. In addition, a Knowledge Management System (KMS) forms the central repository for GHG emission sources and mitigation efforts.
What if we could ensure access to (quality) nutrition for all people disregarding their gender, race, or socioeconomic status, without compromising on the livelihoods of (small) farmers and the boundaries of our planet?
The co-branded research initiative is about nutritional inequalities & gaps around the world. The final white paper combines academic and practitioner views, with the aim to give it credibility but also provide actionable outcomes for Dole and the broader industry.
European funded project that aims to reform Manufacture & Minerals Supply Chains of Electronics through Policy, Finance & Public Procurement.
With the expertise of Electronics Watch, Procura+ Network and ICLEI Europe, procurement guidance including criteria and verification schemes have been developed that consider social responsibility throughout the whole supply-chain of ICT products.
In the form of Q&A, this guide aims to help chain member companies to better understand and implement the series of regulations and documents issued by the government, by providing information on policies and standards, technology and alternative product development, and consumer promotion strategies and effectively promote the substitution and innovation on related plastic products.