Tag Archive: European Commission

Sep 12

Improved Umbrella formula (UF+) and improved modular Integrated formula (mIF+)

After some improvement work in notations, grouping terms, and adding some more clarifications since July, we provide here an improved Umbrella formula (UF+), that allows by parametrisation to tailor a formula with specifc properties, including an improved Integated formula (IF+) – which we see conceptually as strong – but also several other formula. Access the …

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Aug 07

Kostenloses EURECA-Seminar zur öffentlichen Beschaffung umweltfreundlicher, innovativer IKT-Technologien und –Dienstleistungen, 29. Sep. 2015, Berlin

Marc-Andree und Kirana Wolf sind die lokalen Organisatoren dieser Veranstaltung (d.h. dies ist keine maki Consulting GmbH Veranstaltung), als Partner im EURECA-Projekt, dass der Veranstalter ist. Die Veranstaltung richtet sich ausschließlich an öffentliche Beschaffer, die (meist neben anderen Beschaffungsaufgaben) mit der Beschaffung innovativer Technologien ganz allgemein zu tun haben, obgleich der Schwerpunkt hier auf Rechenzentren …

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Oct 13

Free White paper on the “Integrated formula” for modeling recycling, energy recovery and reuse in LCA

Please download from here the free White paper on the “Integrated formula” for modeling recycling, energy recovery and reuse in LCA, that has been developed by Marc-Andree Wolf of maki Consulting jointly with Kirana Chomkhamsri and Fulvio Ardente, interpreting and advancing the text of the Commission’s International Reference Life Cycle Data System (ILCD) Handbook. We …

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Jul 14

Free workshop report on Green Data Centres

The share of data centres in worldwide electricity consumption now reaches 2%, with a high, exponential growth rate. Data centre operation, but also production and end-of-life of the equipment, are hence relevant contributors to environmental burdens from emissions and resource consumption. At the same time, data centres contribute to the so-called “enabling effect” of ICT, …

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Jun 26

Take a swim wherever you like ;-)

or: dont shoot the messenger: http://blogs.ec.europa.eu/rebuttal/how-would-you-%E2%80%9Chealthy-dip%E2%80%9D-e-coli

Jun 20

Commissioner Potočnik about the new environmentalism

Speech delivered in Scottland, today: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-13-554_en.htm

Jun 20

Survey by maki on LCI data for ICT industry – open till early July 2013

How is the life cycle data situation for Information and Communication Industry (ICT) products and organisations? What does industry needs, what do data developers and available EPDs offer already? Please contact us to receive weblink and login. Invitation has been sent out widely, though. Please excuse in case you have not received it directly.

Jun 20

Eco-innovation call for proposals open till September 2013

It’s here: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eco-innovation/apply-funds/call-proposal/index_en.htm See e.g. http://t.co/euwPJQN14V