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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: 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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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: 100% sustainable vegan shoes “made in Spain”

As part of EKOenergy’s #PassionForGreenFashion campaign, we interviewed Francisco Rico, head of sales and administration of Vesica Piscis footwear, a vegan shoes and accessories brand that consumes EKOenergy. As the fashion industry is one of the major contributors to global warming, many companies are aware that their business models have a high environmental cost and …

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Urban Beer: il primo birrificio in Spagna a produrre con energia a marchio EKOenergy

“Drink Responsible”, campagna lanciata da EKOenergy nel 2016, è stata una delle finaliste dell’EU Sustainable Energy Week Awards 2018. La campagna mira a informare i birrifici riguardo la possibilità di utilizzare energia rinnovabile per la produzione. Il birrificio spagnolo Urban Beer si aggiunge ai birrifici italiani e finlandesi che hanno già iniziato a utilizzare energia …

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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, pioniere della moda sostenibile in Finlandia, usa EKOenergy

“Il mondo non soffre della mancanza di materiali ma della mancanza di inventiva. Con l’innovazione e con un nuovo modo di pensare, Globe Hope ha ridefinito il concetto di tessuto.”Queste le parole dipinte nero su bianco sulla parete della sede centrale di Globe Hope. La disegnatrice Seija Lukkala, oggi AD dell’azienda, ha creato Globe Hope …

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Carrera Jeans supporta la Fashion Campaign di EKOenergy

Carrera Jeans è una storica azienda italiana produttrice di abbigliamento che esporta in tutto il mondo. Da 3 anni l’energia che alimenta uffici e punti vendita Carrera in Italia, oltre ad essere verde, è anche al 100% EKOenergy. In occasione della campagna appena lanciata da EKOenergy “Passion for Green Fashion“, che ha come obbiettivo quello …

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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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