Giorgio Kaldor

Low-tech Economy is Needed to Overcome Scarcity

Are there enough resources and raw materials to meet the ecological transition? Does innovation and technological development help or can they be a hindrance? Are there alternative...

Ecodesign for sustainable products: what will change for consumers and businesses?

In March 2022, the European Commission published proposals to extend the scope of eco-design regulations to all physical products on the EU market. The new regulations will – most ...

Enershare, Europe's first common space for energy data

A consortium of international energy, industry and science leaders has launched the Enershare project, funded with 8 million euros from the European Commission. Announced in Lisbon...

How Philadelphia wants to become a circular city

With $126 billion GDP per year, the Philadelphia metropolitan area, the city of the Declaration of Independence, is an economic powerhouse in the country with the world's largest c...

The Role of Universities and Private Institutes in Circular Economy Education

Universities perform a series of essential services for the circular transition, from defining what a circular economy really is to researching innovative solutions, from x to dial...

ICLEI’s journey towards circular procurement

No doubt a circular demand creates opportunities for a circular supply. But how is it possible to integrate closed loop criteria in public procurement, a share that represents near...

Sustainability is a cup of coffee traveling around the world

Coffee is perhaps the most international of all products. The Lavazza Group, a Pure Coffee Company present in more than 140 countries and committed to an ecological transition capa...

The Power of Water

Mitigation and adaptation to climate change are pushing States such as the Netherlands to equip themselves with actual water diplomacy. Blue gold is thus becoming a precious factor...

The Invasion of Second-hand Clothes in Africa

Not just vintage. Second-hand business models earn more shares in the fashion market than ever, with a positive impact on the ecological footprint. Every day, though, part of what ...

A (green) steel deal between US and EU. And what about Italy? “Taranto can be a protagonist”

The road to the green economy is paved with geopolitics. A resource like steel makes this even clearer. Inaugurating a new era in transatlantic cooperation, on the sidelines of the...