Circular Economy

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Adequate amendment of the EU VAT directive important to boost the circular economy

Ecopreneur.eu responses to European Commission Public Consultation on the reform of VAT rates: Ecopreneur.eu calls for amendment of the EU VAT Directive 2006/112/EC to allow a low VAT rate for circular goods and.. read more

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Sustainability 4.0

22.02.2017 · In: Circular Economy, Green Economy

written by André Reichel, Professor for Critical Management & Sustainable Development | Karlshochschule International University Sustainability 4.0 implies the empowered co-creation of prosumers in order to re-shape economy and society.. read more

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Ecopreneur.eu part of the European Ideas Lab 2017 in Brussels

06.02.2017 · In: Circular Economy, Green Economy

The European Ideas Lab, held in Brussels on February 3-5, 2017, was a huge success. Changemakers from across Europe came to meet Members of the European Green Party to exchange.. read more

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Circular Economy: Comment on European VAT reform

11.01.2017 · In: Circular Economy, Positions

ENDS Europe, Europe’s environmental news and information service, published an article on the proposed VAT reform. The article includes a statement of Ecopreneur.eu concerning the important role the assocation sees for economy-wide.. read more

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Foundation for Circular Economy: Ecopreneur.eu welcomes new member from Hungary

Brussels/Budapest, November 24th 2016: Today, Ecopreneur.eu welcomes its latest member organization, the Foundation for Circular Economy (FCE), Hungary. It’s the first eastern European association represented in Ecopreneur.eu, giving the opportunity.. read more

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Beyond nature trails – the circular economy in green tourism

17.11.2016 · In: Circular Economy, Entrepreneurship

Arthur ten Wolde, Circular Economy Expert for Ecopreneur.eu & De Groene Zaak, recently presented the highlights of circular economy at the International Conference on Green and Accessible Tourism in Split,.. read more

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Annual Report: Review of 2015 published

2015 was a very exciting year for Ecopreneur.eu, the newly founded European Sustainable Business Federation. It started off with the official founding press conference in Vienna, followed by workshops with.. read more

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Ecopreneur.eu part of high-level meeting “How to make the SDGs Europe’s Business – A Multi-Stakeholder Approach”

Following the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as the world’s shared framework for sustainable development, countries are now embarking on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.. read more

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Breakfast event in Brussels: “SME and the Circular Economy Package”

02.05.2016 · In: Circular Economy

Last weeks’s breakfast event “SME and the Circular Economy Package” hosted by the SME Intergroup and sponsored by Ecopreneur.eu has proven to be very successful and of high resonance. Representatives.. read more

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Improvement of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) crucial for circular economy

05.04.2016 · In: Circular Economy, Positions

Berlin / The Hague, 4 April 2016 Ecopreneur.eu and its member organizations believe that Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is crucial for realizing the circular economy. As stated in our general.. read more