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The Environmental Protection of Tzu Chi Foundation

Tzu Chi Foundation, established in 1966 in Taiwan, contributes with over one million members to social services, environmental protection, medical care, education and humanism around the world. With the efforts of 5,463 recycling stations together with 80,000 volunteers in Taiwan, its goal is to reduce the use of resources.

ECOGEM – An innovative Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) for electric vehicles aiming at sustainable mobility

ECOGEM is an integrated intelligence and learning functionalities approach towards on-board systems for fully electric vehicles (FEVs). This allows these vehicles reaching their destination via energy efficient itineraries while considering in real-time technical and surrounding features (i.e. battery level, traffic, available charging points, etc.). 

Eurocities

EUROCITIES is a network of local governments comprising of Europe’s major cities. The network is dedicated to strengthen interest representation of cities at European level and to facilitate networking between city governments. A wide range of working groups, projects, activities and events focus on six thematic fields under the policy priorities of climate, citizens and jobs. 

Authoritative information about health, environmental and social performance of products and companies

GoodGuide focuses on rating everyday household products that consumers buy from offline or online retail outlets such as supermarkets or e-commerce sites. Core product categories include personal care products and household chemical and food products. GoodGuide has developed a simple 10 points rating system and a bar-code scanning iPhone app which enable consumers to receive simplified and easily accessible information on the products they are purchasing in terms of their environmental and social impacts.

INNEON (Eco-innovation for Investment Network)

INNEON is a network for eco-innovation investment. It aims to foster  public and private funding   for eco-innovation and social business in Europe by linking up innovative entrepreneurs and relevant investors. The network is providing consultancy and coaching for selected entrepreneurs, an online matchmaking platform for innovators and investors, networking events and more. 

ACR+ (The Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management)

ACR+ is an international network of primarily local and regional authorities, who aim to promote smart resource consumption and the sustainable management of municipal waste by encouraging prevention at the source, reuse and recycling. The network develops the expertise and skills of public authorities and facilitating and raising awareness by providing support and consultancy, disseminating research results, promoting information sharing and networking

Reduce energy consumption in homes

Relish has developed an education program to change the way of living for a whole new generation of energy users in United Kingdom. The aim of the program is to reduce energy consumption in homes, reducing energy bills and environmental impacts.

Consumer information label to communicate sustainability aspects of products

The PRO PLANET label communicates that the German supermarket chain REWE  values its products not only in economic but also in ecological and social terms. REWE’s PRO PLANET products contribute to sustainable consumption since the environmental and social impacts identified in the whole product life-cycle are significantly overcome.

A sustainability traffic light system for products and companies

The WeGreen® Sustainability Traffic Light is a ranking system that rates the quality of environmental and social performance of a product or company and the amount of relevant information available. The system allows for clearer sustainable consumption choices.