Clean Energy

Unlocking independence and integration for refugees

Unlocking independence and integration for refugees

#BIKEYGEES is a remarkable initiative that aims to empower refugee women and girls in Berlin by offering them free practical cycle training. The initiative also teaches German traffic rules and how to carry out basic bike repairs in different languages. They also give out bikes, helmets, maintenance tools, and locks to participating girls and women after passing a small theoretical exam, so they can leave the training self-sufficient.

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The Living Lab Experiment in Graz

The Living Lab Experiment in Graz

The Living Lab Experiment at Griesplatz in Graz involves engaging local stakeholders in the smart redesign of the square, which plays a vital role as a traffic hub. This includes residents in the vicinity, cyclists, pedestrians, and marginalized groups. The EU project (Urban Europe) and the University of Graz facilitate the Living Lab which is the second oldest and largest in Austria. The initiative has a long-term Smart City Strategy that prioritizes mobility measures, such as public transport, e-mobility, and city logistics. The University of Technology Graz is also a project partner.

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Rethinking production and consumption

Rethinking production and consumption

The Zero Waste Association aims to promote a zero-waste lifestyle by gathering local leaders, professionals, and change agents willing to participate in the organisation’s mission; transforming production and consumption patterns towards a circular economy. This enterprising idea suggests environmentally friendly solutions to fasten the just transition to a greener way of living for the benefit of the environment and the community.

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Community-owned Wind Turbines for regional development

Community-owned Wind Turbines for regional development

The local enterprise model for ownership of local wind turbines has been highly successful, enabling residents and local communities to be the driving force behind the shift to the usage of renewable energy in Europe. Denmark is on track to meet its 2050 goal of using only renewable energy sources for transportation, heating, and power. This future-oriented project has several advantages among these:  

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Ensuring an Inclusive Farm to Fork Strategy: ACCTING Policy Brief #2

Ensuring an Inclusive Farm to Fork Strategy: ACCTING Policy Brief #2

In this second policy brief, the ACCTING team outlines selected recommendations relating to the transition to sustainable food ... read more

ACCTING’s agenda for future research

ACCTING’s agenda for future research

The agenda for future research developed by ACCTING aims to pave the way for effective policymaking and implementation by serving as a ... read more

First meeting with the ten ACCTING pilot projects

First meeting with the ten ACCTING pilot projects

On 23 and 24 January, the ACCTING consortium organised a workshop on the evaluation of the impact of the pilot projects. read more

Marginalised communities’ access to healthy and sustainable food: Stories from Thessaloniki

Marginalised communities’ access to healthy and sustainable food: Stories from Thessaloniki

ACCTING is co-hosting an online webinar on marginalised communities' access to healthy and sustainable food together with ... read more

ACCTING Policy Brief #1: For an inclusive and socially just European Green Deal

ACCTING Policy Brief #1: For an inclusive and socially just European Green Deal

For an inclusive and socially just European Green Deal: Integrating gendered and intersectional perspectives in Green Deal policies The read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Local is beautiful

ACCTING Factsheet: Local is beautiful

Gender+ inclusive agricultural policies and civil society practices for and with small farmers  Agriculture and rural areas are central read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Inclusive civil society for an inclusive Green Deal

ACCTING Factsheet: Inclusive civil society for an inclusive Green Deal

Towards a civil society with greater social impact, in solidarity with vulnerable groups  Non-governmental organisations play a key ... read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Empowering employees to help mitigate Climate Change – A business-employees alliance promoting behavioural change towards achieving Green Deal goals

ACCTING Factsheet: Empowering employees to help mitigate Climate Change – A business-employees alliance promoting behavioural change towards achieving Green Deal goals

Empowering employees to become agents of change  Recognising the important role that companies can play towards fighting Climate Change read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Inspiration for Corporate Social Responsibility policies

ACCTING Factsheet: Inspiration for Corporate Social Responsibility policies

Contributing to the European Green Deal through inclusive Corporate Social Responsibility policies This factsheet provides inspiration ... read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Promoting access to healthy and environmentally friendly food for the marginalised and vulnerable

ACCTING Factsheet: Promoting access to healthy and environmentally friendly food for the marginalised and vulnerable

Access to environmentally sustainable food, urban mobility and urban green spaces – prerequisites for a successful Green Deal. Access ... read more

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