Sustainability

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LIFE programme Call for Proposals: Green-related activities, 12 January

The first LIFE Call for Proposals has been announced, and over EUR 580 million is available in funding! Organisations are invited to submit their project proposals and ideas. The Open Call is under the new LIFE programme 2021–2027, and funding tenders are categorised into four sub-programmes: Nature...
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LIFE programme Call for Proposals: Green-related activities, 30 November

The first LIFE Call for Proposals has been announced, and over EUR 580 million is available in funding! Organisations are invited to submit their project proposals and ideas. The Open Call is under the new LIFE programme 2021–2027, and funding tenders are categorised into four sub-programmes: Nature...
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Apply for the first LIFE programme Call for Proposals

The first LIFE Call for Proposals has been announced, and over EUR 580 million is available in funding! Organisations are invited to submit their project proposals and ideas. The Open Call is under the new LIFE programme 2021–2027, and funding tenders are categorised into four sub-programmes: Nature...
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European Commission adopts New EU Forest Strategy for 2030

The European Commission has adopted the New EU Forest Strategy for 2030, aiming to reach greenhouse gas emission reductions of at least 55% across the EU by 2030. The Strategy also hopes to achieve climate neutrality in the EU by 2050. On 16 July, the European Commission announced it had adopted the...
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Open Call to participate in the European TouriSME programme

The TouriSME project is holding an Open Call for tourist accommodation and travel professionals to help them win back their market through sustainable tourism. Successful candidates for this Open Call will receive training to share and transfer knowledge, matchmaking events for international...
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Four COSME projects help to make fashion more sustainable

The fashion industry can play a big role in reaching the objective of climate neutrality by 2050. In this context, the European Commission is committed to supporting a more sustainable industry. There are huge opportunities for businesses in the fashion industry; five million people are directly...
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Basque Country supports innovation and the circular economy

The second challenge of the Basque Country Circular Economy Strategy 2030 focuses on innovation through materials, processes, and products. Innovation allows the challenges established in European policy instruments to be converted into business opportunities. 36 new innovative projects in the...
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European Council adopts Just Transition Fund and Fit for 55 Package

The EU’s 'Fit for 55 package’ aims to update the 2030 climate and energy laws to reflect a 55% emissions reduction target. As part of the Conference on the Future of Europe, the Commission for the Environment, Climate change and Energy (ENVE) of the European Committee of the Regions discussed the...
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Learn about Horizon Europe's missions

Horizon Europe is the new EU framework programme for research and innovation which succeeds Horizon 2020. Within the clusters of pillar II, it will incorporate research and innovation missions. The Commission wants to co-create missions with citizens and stakeholders. Broad participation from the...
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Making the EU's financial system more sustainable

The European Commission’s new Sustainable Finance Strategy sets out several initiatives to tackle climate change while increasing investment in the EU's transition towards a sustainable economy The strategy will be more inclusive for SMEs. In recent years, the Commission took action to build the...
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BlueInvest Readiness Assistance now open for applications

BlueInvest is a community of entrepreneurs, investors, corporates and innovation stakeholders involved in blue economy. BlueInvest’s content and activities promote blue growth and help SMEs and start-ups access finance and business opportunities. Members of the community receive: business-to...
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Europe aims for sustainable recovery with the Recovery and Resilience Facility

The European Semester Spring Package aims to provide fiscal guidance to EU Member States as they reopen their economies. This guidance will help Member States to make use of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) and the NextGenerationEU, the EU’s largest ever stimulus package. Fiscal policy...