Our oceans, our future

During the last week of September, PRACSIS aided Toulouse-based Mercator Ocean to organise the first Copernicus Marine Week. Established by the European Commission to manage the Marine Service of the EU’s Copernicus programme, Mercator Ocean organised the event to showcase successes and pave the way for the future of the programme and our oceans. Read More…

PRACSIS promotes financing for energy efficiency in Ireland

On 28 September, PRACSIS organized its fourth public event for Sustainable Energy Investment Forums, the European Commission programme that aims to boost financing for energy efficiency in EU member states. Read More…

PRACSIS films INSPIRE conference for a second year—this time in Strasbourg

PRACSIS was in Strasbourg last month to help organise and record video of the European Commission’s annual INSPIRE conference, which was in cooperation with the French Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition and the German Ministry of the Interior. The INSPIRE program is based on a 2007 EU directive that helps centralise the complex and fragmented world of geospatial data collection. Read More…

Supporting energy efficiency financing in Spain and Portugal

In June, PRACSIS organized its third public event for Sustainable Energy Investment Forums, the European Commission programme that aims to boost financing for energy efficiency in EU member states. Read More…

A showroom with a view

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the European Ecolabel, the certification scheme established by the European Commission that identifies products and services meeting environmental standards. To celebrate the occasion, PRACSIS helped the Commission build and operate a pop-up showroom to promote the wide range of products that carry the European Ecolabel—from textiles and furniture to detergents and cosmetics. Read More…

EU Green Week has come to an end – until next time …

An eventful week in Brussels and around Europe ended recently: the 2017 edition of EU Green Week, which was held between 29 May and 2 June Read More…

High on the agenda

2017 got off to a promising start for PRACSIS with the organisation of the Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place in Brussels, managed by the European Commission’s Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME). The event showed examples of innovative financing for energy efficiency and is the second in a series of more than 30 events planned under the Sustainable Energy Investment Forums (SEIF), a new contract managed by PRACSIS. Read More…

Will you be my Valentine ? Connecting people across Europe… through social media and live stream

Sometimes, a video is worth a 1000 emails. On February 14th, PRACSIS, as the project manager and Public Relations coordinator for BUILD UP, supported a workshop in an innovative manner. The conference focused on smart buildings for a greener Europe and was organized by the Concerted Action on EPBD (Energy Performance of Building Directive). Read More…

Winner takes all

EGC - Award CeremonyThe summer of 2016 marked the 9th ceremony of the European Green Capital Award, Europe’s prize for cities leading in sustainable urban planning. Joanna Drake, Deputy Director-General of the European Commission’s DG Environment, handed over awards to the cities of Nijmegen (the Netherlands) and Galway (Ireland) for their accomplishments in becoming sustainable. Read More…

PRACSIS creates synergies among European projects

© Shutterstock - Matej KastelicOn October, 18th, PRACSIS coordinated and organised a European Commission event on electronic and web-based tools for energy efficiency. An increasing number of Intelligent Energy Europe and Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency projects use electronic and online tools in their activities. Read More…

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