Europe faces the challenge to renovate its building stock and achieve its carbon emission targets. Both public funds and investment from private funds are needed. Read more about how public authorities can help to leverage private investment through financial instruments.
Explore the link between technology use and the protection of natural heritage. Several good practices demonstrate inspiring examples on how emphasising the benefits of technologies and stimulating their uptake leads to great benefits.
Production-consumption trends are putting excessive and unsustainable strain on the environment. Resource input costs are becoming volatile. Read in this policy brief why eco-innovation is a potential solution.
As buildings account for 40% of energy consumption in the EU and more than 35% of CO2 emissions, improving their energy performance has become a key policy aim in order to meet long-term climate and emissions targets.
Public procurements representing approximately 19% of EU GDP. By using procurement as a tool strategic policy goals can be reached. This policy brief addresses the EU policies, approaches and good practices aimed at promoting green public procurement.