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Favini uses EKOenergy-labelled electricity for its sustainable paper production lines

Italian paper and mould manufacturer Favini is a world leader in the design and production of release paper used in various sectors, including fashion and technical-sportswear. One of their most innovative and renowned products is packaging, made from the waste of natural raw materials such as algae, fruit, nuts and leather. We interviewed Barbara del Sasso, …

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EKOenergy’s communication campaign for the cosmetics sector: EKObeauty

The EKOenergy ecolabel is a tool to facilitate active communication regarding energy consumers‘ commitment to renewable energy, both to their clients and to the sector. As a nonprofit, nature conservation initiative, we are happy to guide consumers to the most sustainable and impactful energy products. We regularly set up communication campaigns to promote the use …

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EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award 2021 goes to Nordic Green Energy Sweden!

What is EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award? We’re thankful to all our licensed sellers for offering EKOenergy-labelled energy all around the world. Last year, we started to put a few of them under the spotlight to celebrate their extraordinary achievements. EKOenergy’s Bamboo Award was created to honour the licensed EKOenergy seller which has grown the fastest in …

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EKOenergy for Ecuador: First consumer, Tecopesca

Thanks to growing demand from environmentally-conscious energy consumers and sellers, EKOenergy-labelled renewable energy is available in many continents. Choosing EKOenergy isn’t only an extra step for the climate and nature, it’s also an extra step for your communication activities by announcing your participation in the energy transition. We are happy to announce that EKOenergy’s several …

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EKOenergy’s Ivy Award 2021 goes to Eida!

What is EKOenergy’s Ivy Award? We’re thankful to all our licensed sellers for offering EKOenergy-labelled energy all around the world. Once a year, we highlight the extraordinary achievements and celebrate a few of them. EKOenergy’s Ivy Award was created to honour a licensed EKOenergy seller for having made remarkable efforts in the promotion of EKOenergy-labelled …

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EKOenergy won European Citizen's Prize 2020

European Citizen’s Prize for EKOenergy ecolabel

We are proud to announce that EKOenergy, international and nonprofit environmental label for renewable energy, is one of the recipients of the European Citizen’s Prize 2020! The European Citizen’s Prize is awarded by the European Parliament since 2008 to exceptional achievements in promoting mutual understanding and interaction between citizens or in facilitating cross-border or transnational …

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First Call for Climate Projects – January 2021

Funding for solar and wind energy projects in developing countries In order to bring additionality to consumers‘ choice of renewable energy and help realise SDG 7 (affordable, clean energy for all), the EKOenergy ecolabel raises funds for new renewable electricity projects in developing countries and regions. For each MWh of sold EKOenergy-labelled energy, our licensed …

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EKOenergy’s approach with regard to unique claims and avoidance of double counting

Introduction The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Scope 2 Guidance is the most widely used and internationally accepted set of rules. Its requirements for energy tracking also form the basis for the tracking requirements of the EKOenergy ecolabel, as well as the CDP and the RE100 guidelines. An increasing number of consumers feel the pressure to switch …

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Youth for climate action: Good Energies Alliance Ireland and EKOenergy

As Good Energies Alliance Ireland and EKOenergy are two environmental NGOs operating within the European Solidarity Corps network and as both are having sustainable energy transition and climate action as their core mission, we decided to start collaborating more closely towards our common goals. We believe that like-minded civil society organisations getting together can really …

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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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UNDESA publication features EKOenergy

EKOenergy is featured in UN DESA SDG publication

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) has launched a publication on outstanding practices that contribute to reaching the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). The UN hopes that these examples provide inspiration to Governments and stakeholders in their efforts to address crisis, reduce the risk of future potential emergencies and deliver on …

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