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December 2018

Sustainability for the Next Generation

Launch of TCO Certified
4 December 2018, 13:00 - 17:30
Brussels, Belgium
Thon EU Hotel

How far away is a future where all IT products have a circular and sustainable life cycle? Join the live launch of TCO Certified, generation 8 to gain insight into future trends and be part of the movement that is finding opportunities for a sustainable future.

Moderated by human rights lawyer Parul Sharma, sustainability and circularity experts will discuss the most prominent challenges and how innovative technical solutions and behavioral changes can help meet them.

TCO Certified, generation 8 is the largest step yet toward a circular and sustainable life cycle for IT products. It includes a wide range of updated and new criteria, designed to promote a circular approach to IT products along with transparency and responsibility in the supply chain. Supporting progress toward the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, the next generation of criteria helps brands and buyers to directly contribute to a more sustainable future.

Participants at the event in Brussels will:

  • Join us for the live launch of TCO Certified, generation 8
  • Gain unique insight into circularity and sustainability challenges
  • Meet experts in the field of sustainability and IT products

Register here

GPP Helpdesk Webinar – Purchasing Green Cleaning Products and Services

18 December 2018, 14:00 - 15:30

Green Public Procurement (GPP) is an important tool to achieve environmental policy goals relating to climate change, resource use and sustainable consumption and production – especially given the importance of public sector spending on goods and services in Europe.

This is the second of two Webinars that have been organised during 2018, as part of the European Commission’s Helpdesk service on GPP. The Webinars provide a forum to inform stakeholders working in the field of public sector procurement about important new developments in the resources available and legislative context for GPP, and provide an opportunity for questions and discussion. For more information, visit the European Commission’s GPP website.

Preliminary programme:

  • Welcome, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
  • Introduction to the EU GPP Criteria for Indoor Cleaning Services, Enrico Degiorgis, DG Environment, European Commission
  • Socially responsible cleaning framework using green cleaning products -  experiences from Catalonia, Anna Esteve Traveset, Ministry of Territory and Sustainability, Government of Catalonia
  • Further speaker to be confirmed

Participation is free of charge.

Prior registration is essential, however.

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Note: times are CET, Brussels time