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Events on Climate | Energy and Economy | Consumption

International Online Event "Green Cooling Summit 2022"

indoor sight of a supermarket

On 13./14.09.2022, Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the German Environment Agency (UBA) on behalf of the Environment Ministry are holding the second ‚Green Cooling Summit‘ on the implementation of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol. In the centre of this year‘s online conference will be the hydroflurocarbon (HFC) phase-down in supermarket refrigeration. read more

Press release on Climate | Energy

"Blauer Kompass" federal award: Nomination of 20 climate change adaptation projects

Grafik "Blauer Kompass"

The competition for the federal "Blauer Kompass" award for exemplary climate change adaptation projects has set a new record number of participants this year. Of the 240 entries received by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) and German Environment Agency (UBA), 20 outstanding projects have now been nominated for the award. read more

News on Climate | Energy, Economy | Consumption and Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

Corporate Sustainability Reporting faces major changes

skyscrapers with glass facades, in which trees reflect

About 500 German undertakings are obliged to include sustainability-related information in their annual reports. According to the plans of the EU Commission more undertakings shall report in the future and apply uniform reporting standards. A study on behalf of UBA recommends precise requirements for reporting on targets, actions and performance indicators and corporate greenhouse gas neutrality. read more

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