Tag Archive: Policy

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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Mar 20

International Conference “Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Energy” (SAFE) – Bali, Indonesia from 17-19 Sept 2014; Abstracts until 15 July

You may want to hear about the latest progress in technology and research in sustainable agriculture and contribute your own expertise and experience at the 2014 International Conference “Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Energy” (SAFE) – Bali, Indonesia from 17-19 Sept 2014: http://safe2014.safetainability.org/. Deadline for abstracts is 15 July 2014. The theme of SAFE2014 is “Global Action For Sustainable …

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Jan 28

EcoBalance 2014 (27-30 Oct 2014; Tsukuba, Japan) – call for abstracts open until 25 March

We are proud to again support this long-standing and important international, bi-annual conference on Life Cycle Assessment and related areas as selected member of the International Advisory Board. Members of industry, government and advanced research bodies and consultants will meet this year to exchange experience on how to “Create benefits through life cycle thinking”. The …

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Jan 15

Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) call for food and drink is out

The call for volunteers to develop product- and sector-specific rules for feed, food, drinks and related products and organisations is now open. Applications are open until the 28th of March 2014, 17h CET. Details about the call can be read on the Environmental Footprint website of the European Commission’s DG Environment at http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eussd/smgp/

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

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

May 06

Blog upcoming

maki Blog in preparation – with updates on life cycle topics ranging from PEF/OEF, standardization developments, ILCD data news, to conferences and other news