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Ecopreneur.eu advocates circular acceleration houses in all EU regions
September 10th, 2020
Green recovery in Europe can be considerably accelerated by setting up circular acceleration houses in all EU regions to support sustainable SMEs and start-ups with developing and implementing low-carbon circular models.
Download PDF: Ecopreneur_eu position on Circular Acceleration Houses
Ecopreneur.eu Research Note: Circular Fashion and textile producing countries
Can developing economies leapfrog to a circular economy? A first inventory of the potential impact of an EU circular fashion industry on non-European countries.
The research note with this preliminary study can be downloaded here.
Ecopreneur.eu paper: What is needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?
November 15th, 2019
To obtain all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), tough interventions are needed that address the problems head-on. Only the transition to a circular economy can create the required systems change. A new Ecopreneur.eu paper explains how the SDGs and circular economy are connected and what measures are needed.
Download PDF: EcopreneurEU SDG paper 2019
Ecopreneur paper: Strong Circular Economy policies needed to meet the climate goals
September 26nd, 2019
About 50 per cent of the greenhouse gas emissions are related to materials and the manufacturing of products. Strong Circular Economy policies are therefore needed to meet the climate goals. Ecopreneur.eu has worked out far-reaching proposals as input for the EU Green Deal.
Download PDF: EcopreneurEU Climate and Circular Economy paper 2019
An Ecopreneur.eu report with an overview of circular economy policies in all EU member states. Final report including new infographics and comments received on draft version published in May
Ecopreneur report “Circular Fashion Advocacy”
An Ecopreneur.eu report on circular fashion advocacy proposing a strategy towards a circular fashion industry in Europe, as part of a project based on a grant by C&A Foundation.
Annual Report 2017 Ecopreneur.eu
An overview of the activities – political advocacy work, events and developments – of Ecopreneur.eu in 2017. Enjoy reading!
Download PDF: Annual_Report_2017_Ecopreneur.eu
Ecopreneur.eu and UnternehmensGrün e.V. develop Handout for Green Start-ups.
The handout was part of the project “Greening Europe’s Economy 2016” which was financially supported by the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA) with funds of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB).
Download PDF: Handout Green Startups 2017
Plastics Strategy of the European Commission requires ambitious implementation
Companies call upon the G20 to seize the circular economy momentum – Business Manifesto
Companies including multinationals and 2000 SMEs call upon the G20 to seize the “circular economy” momentum with measures to boost demand and transparency for circular products and services.
Ecopreneur.eu position on the draft Simona Bonafè report on amendment of the Waste Directive
Ecopreneur.eu welcomes the first draft report by Simona Bonafè (24.5.2016) on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2008/98/EC on waste (COM(2015)0595 – C8-0382/2015 – 2015/0275(COD)).
Download PDF: Ecopreneur-Position-on-Simona-Bonafe-report
Ecopreneur position on the Communication and Commission Staff Working Document Options to address the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation
Ecopreneur.eu, the European Sustainable Business Federation, welcomes the Communication from the European Commission on the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation (16.1.2018 COM(2018) 32).
Download PDF: Ecopreneur-response-to-EC-proposal-on-Interface-CPW