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Coopérations Entreprises Socio-Culturelles from Luxembourg is now using EKOenergy too

Coopérations Entreprises Socio-Culturelles refers to two organisations in Luxembourg: Coopérations Asbl and Coopérations Société Coopérative. One is a non-profit socio-cultural organisation focused on art and culture, social involvement and helping people reach their potential. The other is a socio-economically-oriented enterprise functioning as a workshop which offers work opportunities to people with psychosocial handicaps in the …

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Partnerships for the Goals: How we cooperate with the Siemenpuu Foundation

In order to bring additionality to renewable energy purchases and help realise SDG 7 (affordable, clean energy for all), the EKOenergy ecolabel raises funds for new renewable energy projects in developing countries (see more on our Climate Fund page). These projects are managed by experienced organisations and are implemented in cooperation with local NGOs. The …

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Verdonce: tèxtils naturals per a la llar fets a Espanya utilitzant EKOenergia

Verdonce és una marca espanyola de productes que t’ajudaran a fer de la teva casa una llar més sostenible, reduint els residus i ajudant al medi ambient. Els seus productes estan elaborats amb materials naturals de proveïdors locals i confeccionats a mà a Madrid. Entrevistem a Mónica García i Oliver Green, els fundadors de Verdonce, també …

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Pixartprinting, leading company for printing services in Europe, choose EKOenergy

Pixartprinting is an Italian company specialising in the online provision of personalised printing services. In 2018, they joined the Be ForGreen Be Sustainable community becoming a consumer who uses 100% renewable, traceable and EKOenergy-ecolabelled energy. Through this, Pixartprinting has contributed to the avoidance of 3,581 tonnes of CO2 emissions into the atmosphere each year, actively …

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Tom, 50th Solidarity Corps volunteer at EKOenergy’s secretariat

In 2012, EKOenergy became a partner organisation of the European Solidarity Corps (previously known as European Voluntary Service).  This EU funded program enables us to host long term volunteers. Most of the volunteers stay 10 to 12 months at our office in Helsinki. They help us keep close contact with hundreds of partners in many …

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Vesica Piscis footwear: zapatos veganos 100% sostenibles “made in Spain”

Enmarcado dentro de la campaña #PassionForGreenFashion de EKOenergía, hablamos con Francisco Rico, responsable de ventas y administración de Vesica Piscis footwear, la marca de zapatos y accesorios veganos consumidora de EKOenergía. Siendo la industria de la moda uno de los sectores que más contribuyen al calentamiento global, muchas empresas son conscientes de que sus modelos …

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Urban Beer: la primera cervecería española en producir con EKOenergía

La campaña “EKOenergía para su cervecería” que EKOenergía lanzó en 2016, fue una de las finalistas de los Premios de Energía Sostenible de la UE 2018. Con ella se quería sensibilizar a las cervecerías sobre el consumo de energías renovables. Además de cervecerías italianas y finlandesas, en España, la cervecería artesanal Urban Beer, se pasó …

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FridaysForFuture Russia: Our interview with Arshak Makichyan

In light of the upcoming international climate strike on 20 and 27 September, we want to show solidarity to the young people striking worldwide. With this in mind, we reached out to Arshak Makichyan from Russia to hear how he started his climate strikes in Russia. To read our previous article about Fridays For Future …

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FridaysForFuture Uganda: Our interview with Nakabuye Hilda

In light of the upcoming international climate strike on 20 and 27 September, we want to show solidarity to the young people striking worldwide. With this in mind, we reached out to Nakabuye Hilda Flavia from Uganda to hear her story. Nakabuye Hilda Flavia is a 22-year-old climate activist and green campaigner living in Kampala, …

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Globe Hope, marca pionera en Finlandia de una moda más sostenible

“El mundo no sufre por la falta de material, sino por la falta de mentalidad. Siendo innovadores y llenos de ideas frescas, nació Globe Hope con la idea de redefinir los tejidos”.Estas son las palabras motivadoras escritas en la pared principal de las oficinas de Globe Hope. En 2003, la diseñadora Seija Lukkala (Directora General …

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Carrera Jeans apoya la campaña “Passion For Green Fashion” de EKOenergía

Carrera Jeans es un fabricante de ropa italiana que exporta por todo el mundo sus confecciones desde 1965. Durante los tres últimos años, la energía consumida en sus oficinas y tiendas de Italia, además de ser renovable, también es 100% EKOenergía. Coincidiendo con el lanzamiento de la campaña Passion for Green Fashion,  que pretende animar a más industrias …

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SAP: leading the transition to a low carbon economy model

The cutting edge software corporation SAP has recently released its Integrated Report 2017, giving updated data of its social and environmental performance and stressing its ambitious commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025. The company is committed to 100% renewable electricity and joined the RE100 coalition – recognized by the UN as one of the …

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