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IATE Term of the Week: Green Bond

Most of us have heard of bonds, fixed income instruments that represent loans made by an investor to a borrower, usually corporate or governmental....
IATE Term of the Week Green Public Procurement with AUDIO

IATE Term of the Week: Green Public Procurement

What is Green Public Procurement? Green Public Procurement (GPP), also known as Green Purchasing, plays the key role in the EU’s attempt to become a...
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IATE Term of the Week: Marine Litter

“According to the European Commission, more than 80% of marine litter is plastics. Together they constitute 70% of all marine litter items. Due to...

IATE Term Of The Week: Single-use plastic

The EU is tackling single-use plastic products (SUPs) and is promoting sustainable alternatives. Single-use plastic items are often used once, or for a short...

IATE Term of the Week: Plastic Food Packaging

Can you imagine how much 150 million tonnes are? The higher the numbers get the harder it becomes to grasp what they really mean....

IATE Term of the Week: Biodiversity

The Amazon rainforest is burning. In mid-August the EU’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) observed that the forest fires in the Amazon rainforest were...

IATE Term of the Week: Hydrogen Economy

The ‘Hydrogen Economy’ is a relatively new type of industry. It is a sunrise industry which uses hydrogen, a low carbon fuel, for heat...
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IATE Term of the Week: Carbon Neutrality

To date more and more companies turn into a carbon neutrality strategy. Microsoft, Sainsbury and the Bank of America are some examples of this...

IATE Term of the Week: Fast Fashion

Within the last 15 years, mass production of clothing has made it possible for huge numbers of people to buy fashionable and comfortable clothes...

IATE Term of the Week: New European Bauhaus

On 18 January 2021, the European Commission launched the first phase of the New European Bauhaus. The initiative will spark a debate about Europe's...
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