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Workshop ‘Technologies for energy efficiency’ for Venice Port Authority

As part of an assignment from Venice Port Authority, MR Energy Systems developed and organized the workshop ‘Technologies for energy efficiency‘, the second of a series of events and initiatives that the Port Authority programmed for the managers of the port operators, as part of the Greeneberth project, co-financed by ERDF under the MED Programme. Important terminal and logistic operators […]

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EU approved the 2030 Climate and Energy Policy Framework

The European Council has approved on October 24th, the 2030 Climate and Energy Policy Framework, that includes goals and targets to be achieved by 2030, as follows: reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 40% compared to 1990 level 27% of energy consumption covered by renewable energy sources 27% of energy efficiency improvement in 2030 compared […]


How European countries are facing extreme weather events arising from climate change.

Adapting to climate change is high on the political agenda of most European Governments. While extreme weather events have triggered adaptation responses, and pushed EU countries to study measures and define risk mitigation strategies to protect their territories and economies, few are the cases where there are already signs of concrete actions. The report ‘National […]

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The story of stuff

The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It’ll teach you something, it’ll make you laugh, […]

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Product Carbon Footprint

Product Carbon Footprint is a great way for companies to show off their dedication to environmental performance beyond mere greenwashing mechanisms, with the added bonus of improving energy efficiency and cost reduction. The Product Carbon Footprint describes the sum of greenhouse gas emissions accumulated during the full life cycle of a product in a specified application. The product carbon […]


An update on Climate Change by CMCC

In this video (in Italian), published by the experts of CMCC (Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change), an alarming overview of Climate Change evidence and expected trends is very clearly presented and commented. If GHG emissions are not curbed decisively by 2030, it will be very difficult to keep the average annual earth temperature increase below 2°C; a trend which threatens ever more dire consequences for our […]


Environmental Management Systems

The adoption of environmental management systems (EMS) provides the framework for the implementation of corporate policies and programs aimed at organizational protection from environmental risks. This practice has been growing tremendously in recent years, both among national and multinational companies. Firms that decide to introduce an environmental management system usually comply with their industry standards, such as […]


GHG Inventory

In recent years, an increasing number of companies have introduced several measure for GHG emission accounting and management. The main benefits achieved thanks to the introduction of these measures are: environmental impact reduction compliance with new legislative measures on National and European Level an increase in energy efficiency cost reduction due to a more rational use of […]

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Creating sustainable corporations

What does sustainable economic development mean? and what are the main tools that companies can utilize in order to hit sustainability targets while making profit? In Creating sustainable corporations, Paul Shivastava and Stuart Harts guide readers through fundamental concepts such as “total environmental performance” and “sustainable organization design”. Click here to learn more about this topic. On Paul Shivastava’s website you can find […]