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Past events

18 June 2009
Brussels, Belgium

1st Breakfast at Sustainability's

The Big Bucks - Cost-effective Sustainable Public Procurement

Breakfasts at Sustainability's are small informal meetings hosted by Bxl Representations of regional & local governments. Topics covered are related to sustainable community development that are essential to public authorities, ranging from climate change issues to waste management, land use, wa...
28 - 29 May 2009
Almada, Portugal

Local Climate Change Roadmap

A Time for Mobilisation, Planning and Action

The conference set a landmark in mobilising Portuguese local governments on local climate action.Renowned international and Portuguese speakers, as well as some participants shared good examples and discussed the way forward. The event provided an overview of the impacts of climate change and the im...
27 - 30 April 2009
Freiburg, Germany

Local Renewables Freiburg 2009

The conference presented a variety of elements regarding the importance of energy in the urban environment, linked to a range of study tours. It focused on urban planning for the post carbon age, local policies for increasing the share of renewable energy, green buildings – a cornerstone of sustai...
25 - 27 March 2009
Reykjavik, Iceland

EcoProcura 2009 Conference

Climate Neutral through Procurement

Over 220 representatives from local governments, national governments and other public sector bodies met in Reykjavik to discuss how sustainable public purchasing practices can make a substantial contribution to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Iceland seized the momentous opportunity to al...
26 February 2008
Gotha, Germany

Sustainable procurement of timber in Thuringia