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New Project: Arsenic-free drinking water in India’s West Bengal

19/07/2016 adelphi is supporting the charitable organisation Indienhilfe e.V. Herrsching to construct a safe drinking water supply for Chatra, West Bengal, a town impacted by arsenic contamination. The project is focused on sustainability and participatory implementation.

Supporting local wastewater treatment: adelphi presents recommendations for MENA countries

15/07/2016 Over the last four years, the Sustain Water MED project has worked to enhance integrated wastewater treatment and reuse in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia. adelphi has released several country-specific publications recently,  summarizing outcomes and lessons learnt.

CTI Workshop 2016: "Article 6 requires long-term confidence and trust building"

28/06/2016 On 23-24 June, adelphi held the 16th Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) Workshop in Berlin. Over 60 experts from 20 different countries discussed how market mechanisms could influence the successful implementation of the Paris Agreement and how Article 6 could raise ambitions.

Envisioning a greener future: New paths for the German sustainability strategy

20/06/2016 The German Government are currently working on reorienting the approach to sustainable development in Germany. In light of this, adelphi presented and discussed its recommendations for renewing the policy approach’s guiding principles with a high-ranking audience of experts in Berlin in mid-June.

Energy efficiency as a selling point: National Top Runner Initiative launches in Berlin

15/06/2016 On 14 June, the federal government and representatives from industry, retail, and consumer and environmental organisations kicked off the NTRI. Its goal is to make consumers more aware of how to use electric appliances efficiently. adelphi is leading and coordinating the project. 

Can a city be sustainable? – “State of the World" launched in Berlin

09/06/2016 On 7th June, adelphi, GIZ and Worldwatch Institute presented the new “State of the World” in Berlin. The focus of this year’s instalment is on the question “Can a city be sustainable?”, which was also at the center of discussion among the German experts on sustainable urban development.

Towards new flexibility for emission reductions in Europe: options for a project mechanism

03/06/2016 The European Commission is currently finalizing a regulatory proposal on enhancing flexibility in the Effort Sharing on emissions reduction – possibly also through application of a “European Project Mechanism” (EPM). New policy analyses by adelphi and FutureCamp explore how such an EPM could look.

Upcoming event: National Top Runner Initiative launch in Berlin

26/05/2016 Washing machines, ovens or televisions: the range of high-quality, energy-saving appliances is growing. The NTRI involves both retailers and manufacturers so that consumers purchase "Top Runner" appliances even more often in the future. The kick-off takes place on 14th June in Berlin.

From Innovation to Imitation: Register now for the 2016 SEED Africa Symposium

20/05/2016 How can we successfully replicate green and inclusive business models to foster a growing green economy in Africa? Around 500 entrepreneurs, researchers, investors, policy makers and civil society representatives will discuss this matter at the 2016 SEED Africa Symposium. Registration is now open.

Can a City Be Sustainable? Official German launch of the State of the World Report

19/05/2016 In its latest report, the Worldwatch Institute has brought together international experts’ most up-to-date findings on sustainable urban development. On 7th June, the Institute will officially introduce the report in Germany in a joint launch event with adelphi and the GIZ.

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