Success stories

National Framework Programme for Climate Protection: klima:aktiv
in Austria

The klima:aktiv initiative is a programme to kick-start the transition of Austria to a low-carbon, clean economy based on efficient and sustainable use of resources, the protection of the ...

Energy Efficiency in Buildings
in Croatia

Energy consumption in the Croatian building sector represents around 25% of the total primary energy supply or around 40% of the final energy demand in Croatia. ...

Plastic packaging waste management
in Croatia

The Ministry of Environmental Protection, Physical Planning and Construction adopted the Ordinance on Packaging and Packaging waste in 2005, providing a legal basis for a system for the separate ...

Forest Diversity Programme METSO
in Finland

The Forest Biodiversity Programme METSO, initiated in 2008 and running until 2020, enhances Southern Finland’s network of protected areas and safeguards forest biodiversity in privately-owned forests ...

Bonus-Malus Feebate Programme for Vehicles
in France

The French Bonus-Malus Feebate Programme for Vehicles was introduced under the Grenelle de l’Environnement law in December 2007. ...

Organic Agriculture
in Moldova

In an effort to shift to a more low-carbon economy, Moldova is taking measures to convert more of its agricultural land from conventional to organic farming. ...

EU LIFE+ Agricarbon project
in Spain

From 2010 to the end of 2013, studies are being undertaken on 90 hectares of agricultural land across three demonstration farms in southern Spain to study and evaluate advantages of sustainable ...

Green and Sustainable Urban Development
in Sweden

Designated as the first European Green Capital by the European Commission in 2010, Stockholm has embarked on numerous initiatives to create a model sustainable urban environment in the past years. ...

SwissEnergy Programme
in Switzerland

The SwissEnergy programme was launched by the Swiss federal government in 2001. ...

Sustainable public transport - The Green Bus Fund
in United Kingdom

The Green Bus Fund is a government-funded aid scheme which supports transport operators in England to buy low carbon buses. ...

Energy Sector Development through Co-Generation Technologies
in Ukraine

Creation of energy-generating capacities based on co-generation technologies is one of the most important trends of the modern energy sector development. ...

Climate Change Programme for the Building Sector
in Germany

Initiated in 2001, the German climate change programme for the building sector has become an integral part of Germany’s energy strategy. ...

A Forum for Promoting Sustainable Business and Consumption
in Germany

The 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Business and Consumption is themed 'Green Economy - from intention to action.' ...

European Carpooling Network: Carpooling.com Throughout Europe
in Germany

What started as a German University project has now become a Europe-wide carpooling network. Click. Ride. Save. ...

Making Sustainable Farming Come alive
in Germany

Supporting sustainability through a holistic approach to farming. ...

Electronics recycling in Geneva
in Switzerland

A public social institution makes a commitment to recycling. ...

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