Green Commerce Final Conference. With Green Commerce, small shops go green and save money!

From 19 September 2012 10:00 until 19 September 2012 15:00

At Brussels, Belgium Bruxelles, Belgique

The final conference of the Life+ project Green Commerce tackled the following topics:

  • learn about good practices and simple solutions for a more sustainable retail sector in European cities
  • discover the assessment tool and the requirements for the Green Commerce label
  • listen to testimonies of shopkeepers and find out their own experiences
  • network with key people working towards sustainable, dynamic and prosperous small shops in urban area

PRESENTATIONS

  • Ferenc Pekár, European Commission, DG Environment: EU Retail Forum for Environment
  • Fidel Garcia Meseguer, Director of Commerce and Consumption, Comunitat de Valencia: The European LIFE+ project Green Commerce
  • César Aliaga, Technological Institute of Packaging, Transport and Logistics (ITENE): The self-assessment tool Green Commerce
  • César Aliaga, Technological Institute of Packaging, Transport and Logistics (ITENE): Results of the Green Commerce assessment implemented in Torrevieja and San Sebastian
  • Augustina Esteve, Commerce Councillor, Town Council of Torrevieja: Results of the Green Commerce assessment - implementation in Torrevieja
  • Eukén Sesé Sarasti, General Manager, Town Council of San Sebastián: Results of the Green Commerce assessment - implementation in San Sebastián
  • Juan Valea López, Deputy Director of Commerce and Consumption, Comunitat de Valencia: Green Commerce expansion policy - roadmap for future partners
  • Antonio Serna Jimenéz, President of the Association of small and medium retailers of Torrevieja (APYMECO): European experiences in the promotion of the improvement of environmental impact in retail stores - Torrevieja
  • Dimitra Rappou, Waste Prevention Manager, North London Waste Auhtority (nlwa): European experiences in the promotion of the improvement of environmental impact in retail stores - North London
  • Mikaël Schneider, Ecoscience Provence: European experiences in the promotion of the improvement of environmental impact in retail stores - Commerce engagé, Provence
  • Laura Rebreanu, Sustainable Development Coordinator, Brussels Chamber of Commerce (BECI): European experiences in the promotion of the improvement of environmental impact in retail stores - BECI Green, Brussels

FOLLOW-UP

With the end of the Life+ Green Commerce project approaching, ACR+ offered its members and other stakeholders the possibility of learning more about the project and its final conclusions during a webinar, held on Wednesday, 26 September.

To download the webinar presentation.

PICTURES

PROGRAMME

To download the programme, please click here.

This event is organized with the support of the Life+ programme of the European Commission


2012-09-19 10:00:00
2012-09-19 15:00:00