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World Water Day 2021: New tools from research make the value of water more visible

19/03/2021 The focus of World Water Day on March 22 is the value of water. How can this value be defined and made more visible in order to better protect global water resources? Twelve research projects supported by the GRoW programme show how water can be used more sustainably.

11th German-Japanese Environment and Energy Dialogue Forum on Tomorrow's Industry

09/03/2021 Decarbonization as industrial policy: The 11th German-Japanese Environment and Energy Dialogue Forum took place from February 16–18, 2021. Experts from politics, business and science discussed political, technical and social paths to a greenhouse gas neutral industry.

Project RUTSIS Presented at a SWITCH-Asia Event on Textile and Garments

04/03/2021 The project team of RUTSIS was invited by SWITCH-Asia to present their current activities and recent achievements during the Internal Thematic Consultative and Brainstorming Meeting on Textile and Garments which was held online on the 24th of February 2021.

Call for Applications: SEED Awards 2021 for Social & Green Enterprises

01/02/2021 The SEED Awards 2021 are looking for innovative small and growing businesses delivering environmental, social and economic impacts. Applications are now open.

New Report Sketches Potential On-bill Schemes for the European Market

13/01/2021 On-bill schemes are innovative financing tools for energy renovation measures that are already widely used in North America. A new report describes what on-bill schemes for the European market could look like.

Taking the Next Step towards Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy in India

04/01/2021 A new training programme for Indian stakeholders on resource efficiency and circular economy in India has been launched.

A Successful Virtual 3rd Korean-German Energy Day

18/12/2020 The third Korean-German Energy Day took place from December 7–9, 2020. More than 160 participants attended the virtual conference organized by adelphi and KGCCI. It is part of the Energy Partnership between the Korean MOTIE and the German BMWi, whose implementation is supported by adelphi.

Digital innovation start-ups win support packages worth € 15,000 from Innovation Factory

15/12/2020 Twelve digital innovation start-ups from Indonesia, Mexico, Senegal, Ghana and Ethiopia are selected to win tailored support packages worth up to € 15,000 under the GIZ Innovation Factory’s Digital Innovation Accelerator Programme. 

SME Compass for Sustainable Supply Chain Management

10/12/2020 Small and medium-sized companies are central to the German economy and, as a result, Germany's social and ecological responsibility in the world. They have less power over suppliers than large corporations, however. A new tool can help them work towards sustainable supply chains.

Opening Conference in Tajikistan for EU-SWITCH project RUTSIS

09/12/2020 At a conference for the EU-funded project RUTSIS in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, representatives from the EU Delegation, the Tajik and Uzbek government as well as project partners met. RUTSIS aims to revive and upgrade sustainable silk and Ikat value chains in Central Asia.

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