Tourism has been among the hardest hit of all sectors by the COVID-19. On this World Tourism Day, the pandemic represents an opportunity to rethink the future of the tourism sector, including how it contributes to the sustainable development goals.
GHG emissions from computers and phones could account for more than half of the current relative contribution of the whole transportation sector.
Buying in bulk has all the advantages we could think of. We get to eat healthier food and at the same time, we also save money. We generate less waste, living a more sustainable life. Bulk-buying is an essential component of a zero waste lifestyle.
Back in July, the Hungarian government took decisive action to eliminate illegal waste disposal sites. A new legislation would introduce stricter sanctions and penalise harshly those who are leaving their waste where they shouldn’t.
As most of the things today, also fashion can be sustainable. The fashion industry produces 10% of all humanity’s carbon emissions. What can we do about it?
The tourism sector hasn’t yet recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic and governments are suggesting to spend summer holidays within our countries. While we boost domestic tourism, let’s also keep an eye on the sustainable destinations closest to our homes.
Vodafone’s Europe-wide Green Gigabit Net commitment brings forward by three years an earlier pledge to source 100% renewable electricity for the company’s fixed and mobile networks. The company’s ambitious strategy will accelerate sustainable growth across eleven markets, including CEE.
Young generations, future citizens and decision-makers, are not receiving proper education about climate change issues and have started to raise their voices in demanding we change the way we live so that they can have a better future.
L'Oréal launched its new sustainability program to accelerate its transformation towards a model respecting planetary boundaries and reinforcing its commitments to both sustainability and inclusion.
Energoatom signed a memorandum of understanding with Naftogaz on cooperation in the field of hydrogen technologies, which will only make sense if the hydrogen is produced environmentally friendly.
The European Commission has decided to increase the 2030 emission reduction target from 40 to 55%. Mrs von der Leyen herself recognised that it would be too much for some and not enough for others and many countries from CEE are considering it unrealistic.
FuelsEurope underlined how limiting the role of renewable and low-carbon liquid fuels to aviation and maritime transport overlooks the potential of these fuels.
Kosovo, a country heavily reliant on coal, took a major step towards the decarbonisation of its electricity sector with the help of a 57.5 mln euros loan from the EBRD to finance the construction of a 105 MW wind farm.