Constituye un instrumento para compartir, generar y divulgar informaciones y experiencias entre las instituciones públicas y privadas, organizaciones no gubernamentales y público en general, relacionadas con métodos, políticas, prácticas y tecnologías para lograr altos niveles de protección ambiental a través del uso más eficiente y sostenible de los recursos y/o la reducción de los impactos ambientales, con el objetivo de avanzar hacia el desarrollo sostenible y obtener mayores niveles de competitividad.
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The National Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Action (NEEREA) is the national financing mechanism approved in 2011 to offer loans and grants through Lebanese commercial banks for private sector investments in energy efficiency, renewable energy and certified buildings. NEEREA offers loans with interest rates reaching as low as 0,6 % and repayment periods reaching as high as 14 years. An important feature of the programme is that it combines legislation and finantial support schemes with awareness raising activities.
In 2011, after signing the OECD Declaration on Green Growth in 2009 and accessing the Organization in 2010, the Government of Israel launched a comprehensive consultative process to develop A National Green Growth Strategy for the years 2012-2020 and took the decision to call on the Ministry of Environmental Protection and the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor to jointly formulate the Strategy (decision no. 2768).
The process was put forward by the two Ministries, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labour. In total 500 stakeholders from different groups (including representatives from business and civil society) took part in the process through round tables, conferences and meetings, via the website in some cases. Based on their comments, insights emerged which contributed to the formulation of the major levers for change which shape the entire plan.
The Environment Delegate Manual is an operational tool the CNTPP center developed in order to help companies comply with national and international environmental policies. According to national regulation, companies must designate an environment delegate to ensure the company's activities comply with the environmental regulations. The CNTPP manual has the objective to introduce to these managers their role and responsibilities, and to guide them on how they should develop these responsibilities.
The managers are trained in a first stage for the proper use of the manual.
El acuerdo de producción sostenible es un compromiso de voluntades del sector público competente y de los sectores productivos de la República Dominicana y de sus asociados interesados en adherirse a los acuerdos, con el objetivo de promover la gestión ambiental, la productividad y competitividad de su sector, así como las prácticas de prevención de la contaminación en áreas de interés mutuo, promoviendo una mayor articulación de los distintos organismos públicos regulatorios y fiscalizadores en materias de regulación sanitaria y ambiental
Bringing about change within any sector is a challenge; transforming energy use in European homes to adapt to the new energy landscape is a particularly complex one. As Member States work on new definitions and framework to promote nearly-Zero Energy Buildings, CECODHAS Housing Europe, with the ‘POWER HOUSE nearly-Zero Energy Challenge!'* initiative (http://www.powerhouseeurope.eu/) provides a structure for a pan-EU knowledge exchange between social housing practitioners to learn from each other about the practical implications and costs of ambitious energy performance codes and to inform policy makers of the outcomes of this exchange.
CONSENSUS: Consumption, Environment, and Sustainability
CONSENSUS uses innovative social science and collaborative research methods to explore trends and solutions for sustainable household consumption in Ireland (North & South). Launched in 2009, the project involves researchers from Trinity College Dublin and the National University of Ireland, Galway. CONSENSUS is funded by the STRIVE (Science, Technology, Research and Innovation for the Environment) Programme which is administered by the Irish Environmental Protection Agency.
Project SEARCH (Sensitization, Education and Awareness on Recycling for a Cleaner Habitat) was initiated in 2009 by TERI and Tetra Pak with the intention of creating awareness amongst the school students, teachers and the school community including the principal, school administration and cleaning staff on waste. The idea was fairly simple – teach the target group about waste and link it to their daily lives.
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Tetra Pak India are proud to initiate ‘LEADearthSHIP' – a youth program for undergraduate and post graduate students from Delhi NCR and Pune.
LEADearthSHIP focuses on business and sustainability and aims to be the spring board for future youth leaders in India who have their world views deeply rooted in sustainability, ethics and co-existence. It is based on the belief that young people of the country must be engaged in ideation, innovation and action that would ensure holistic development of the nation.
The Vermigold on-site waste management system is a cutting edge solution to an ever growing problem of organic waste/wet garbage. The System is designed to provide continuous processing of organic waste materials using 'in situ' earthworm processing technology based on sound vermiculture principles. Our systems achieve 90% reduction in waste volume and enhance your organization's marketable commitment towards the environment. Our award winning on-site waste management system is recognised as the World's Best Practice in handling organic waste streams and provides the best technology solution in its class.
The Walk of Hope is on behalf of the Manav Ekta Mission, and led by Sri M — spiritual guide, social reformer and educationist, covering 6000 kms from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, India. The Mission advocates that humanity is one — transcending religious, racial, geographical, cultural and ideological differences. Dedicated to promoting sustainability to over one million rural and urban youth through a walkathon that lasts 15 months during 2015-16.
Stockholmshem collaborating since 2012 with Bee Urban who takes care of seven hives with nearly 250,000 bees. Bees in cities contributes to greener outdoor environments, more vegetation and more opportunities to grow vegetables and flowers in our neighborhoods.