Energy efficiency - property tax discounts
Construction and renovation projects requiring a town planning permit or notification must meet a number of requirements laid out in the EU's Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), such as a maximum insulation level (K-level), maximum energy level (E-level), minimum share of renewable
Financing to support SMEs from the EIB
On the basis of long-term arrangement with the German Development Bank (KfW), SID Bank funds SME projects that fall into one of the following categories:
Handbook for the development of CDW studies
In an effort to develop the circular economy, Spanish legislation now requires construction and demolition waste (CDW) studies to be carried out. This handbook for CDW management studies is a theoretical and practical guide for anyone designing waste-management plans.
Circular Economy Investment Fund
The £18 million (~€ 20 million) fund, administered by Zero Waste Scotland, offers investment for SMEs based in Scotland, and supports work that will deliver circular economy growth.
Partial Interest Compensation
The measure has been created to partially compensate for interest charged to industrial enterprises which took loans or leasing agreements to purchase equipment or technology that increases their energy efficiency.
STRES - Strategic Ecology Support
A scheme to stimulate large investment (at least € 3 million) in very new and/or company-specific technologies that increase the environmental performance or energy-efficiency of a company.
Close the Loop - Guide for a circular fashion industry
Close the Loop is a tool that guides fashion entrepreneurs through the basics of a more sustainable and circular way of working.
RECP Club Manual for Enterprises
The RECP Club is a supporting model developed for scaling up and mainstreaming RECP in enterprises, in particular smaller businesses. The aim of RECP Clubs is to help small businesses to identify viable economic and environmental solutions for their business.
Material Efficiency Audit Tool
This type of material audit is a practical tool for companies to improve the efficiency of their operations and manage their material flows better.
Staff Engagement Toolkit
Delivered through a downloadable planner, the toolkit gives users step-by-step actions for engaging and motivating staff.
The e!Sankey Tool helps companies describe and compare their material cost structure to the industry average. Foremost, it is a tool to create diagrams for presentation purposes.
German Raw Materials Efficiency Prize
The German Raw Materials Efficiency Prize is an award by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) for outstanding examples of resource and material efficiency, efficiency in products, processes or services, as well as in applied research.