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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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Le Ivy Award 2021 d’EKOénergie est décerné à Eida !

Qu’est-ce que le prix Ivy d’EKOénergie ?  Nous sommes reconnaissants envers tous nos vendeurs agréés qui proposent de l’énergie labellisée EKOénergie dans le monde entier. Une fois par an, nous mettons en lumière les réalisations extraordinaires et nous en célébrons quelques-unes. Le prix Ivy d’EKOénergie a été créé afin d’honorer un vendeur agréé d’EKOénergie pour …

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EKOenergy won European Citizen's Prize 2020

Prix du Citoyen Européen pour EKOénergie

Nous sommes fiers de pourvoir annoncer qu’EKOénergie, label environnemental et international à but non-lucratif pour les énergies renouvelables, est l’un des lauréats du Prix du Citoyen Européen 2020! Le Prix du Citoyen Européen est décerné par le Parlement Européen depuis 2008 pour récompenser des réalisations exceptionnelles en matière de promotion des interactions et connaissances réciproques …

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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, en tant qu’organisation soucieuse de l’environnement, a choisi de consommer de l’énergie labellisée EKOénergie

Coopérations Entreprise Socio-Culturelles désigne deux organisations au Luxembourg : Coopérations Asbl et Coopérations Société Coopérative. L’une est une organisation socioculturelle à but non lucratif qui se concentre sur l’art et la culture, l’engagement social et l’aide aux personnes pour qu’elles réalisent leur potentiel. L’autre est une entreprise à vocation socio-économique fonctionnant comme un atelier qui …

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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

EKOénergie figure dans la publication sur les ODD du DAES de l’ONU

Le Département des Affaires Économiques et Sociales des Nations Unies (DAES ONU) a réalisé une publication sur les pratiques exemplaires qui contribuent à atteindre les Objectifs de Développement Durable (ODD). L’ONU espère que ces exemples inspireront les gouvernements et les parties-prenantes dans leurs efforts pour faire face aux crises, réduire le risque de futures urgences …

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Verdonce: natural home textiles made in Spain using EKOenergy

Verdonce is a Spanish brand of products that will help you make your home more sustainable and reduce waste, therefore helping the environment. Their products are made with natural materials from local suppliers and are hand-made in Madrid. We interviewed the founders of Verdonce Mónica García and Oliver Green,  also known among their friends as …

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Additional call for a river restoration project in Finland

For each megawatt-hour sold as EKOenergy hydropower, a contribution of at least 0.10 € (ten cents) is paid to EKOenergy’s Environmental Fund. These contributions are used to finance the implementation of river restoration projects. For this year, and after a previous call in the spring, we still have 15,000 euros in the Fund. The money …

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