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Sustainability (CSR) Strategy Training Implemented in Mumbai, India

Mumbai, India, March 2013: The Indian Centre for CSR and its sustainability partner, Close the Loop, implemented a Certified training on Sustainability (CSR) Strategy, at the Indian Merchants Chamber (IMC), in Mumbai, on 18-19 March, 2013. The training event was inaugurated by Mr. Ashok Kumar Pavadia, Joint Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, Government of India, and concluded by Mr. Shri […]

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Διαδραστικό Σεμινάριο “6 Βήματα για μια Βιώσιμη Εφοδιαστική Αλυσίδα”

Η Close the Loop, σε συνδιοργάνωση με την Omind Cratives, θα υλοποιήσει σεμινάριο για τη Βιώσιμη Εφοδιαστική Αλυσίδα, κατά τη διεξαγωγή της 4ης Διεθνούς Έκθεσης Εφοδιαστική Αλυσίδα & Logistics. Σκοπός του Σεμιναρίου είναι να παρουσιάσει τις διεθνείς τάσεις όσον αφορά το ρόλο της βιώσιμης εφοδιαστικής αλυσίδας στην επίτευξη εξαγωγών σε αγορές του εξωτερικού, αλλά και […]

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Close the Loop Research Team to Develop an Ecolabel Decision Support System

The research team of Close the Loop has been assigned to conduct a Postdoctoral program, in collaboration with Democritus University of Thrace, focusing on Ecolabels. The overall objective is to develop a coherent Ecolabel Decision Support System (EDSS) that will help businesses identify the ecolabel which is more appropriate for them. The research project aims […]

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The Green Growth & Eco-innovation project’s goal is the enhancement of OECD’s Green Growth Strategy, through the collection of eco-innovation business case studies from its member states. Dr. P. Panagiotakopoulos takes part in the project representing Greece as a national eco-innovation expert.

New OECD report on Green Business Models

The OECD has recently completed the project on Green Business Models and published the report “Why New Business Models Matter for Green Growth“.  This report explores the potential contribution of new business models to green growth and examines how successful models can be scaled up and accelerated through appropriate policy action. It draws on 55 case studies […]

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CRMP Training Implemented in Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut, Lebanon, June 2012 Close the Loop and 2GEM – 2gether, implemented the first ever Corporate Responsibility Management Professional Certification Course in Lebanon, on June 7-8, 2012. The Certification Course received the support of the International Fairs & Promotions SAL (IFP) in Lebanon and was implemented during the International Trade Exhibition & Conference for Environmental Technologies, […]

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Polis Park Publishes Sustainability Report

Polis Park S.A. published its first Sustainability Report for 2010, which was developed with the support of Close the Loop.  The Report was compiled according to the G3 Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative and its a level C. The Report is structured according to the company’s sustainability strategy, which comprises the pillars of Marketplace, Employees, Environment and […]

The Green Growth & Eco-innovation project’s goal is the enhancement of OECD’s Green Growth Strategy, through the collection of eco-innovation business case studies from its member states. Dr. P. Panagiotakopoulos takes part in the project representing Greece as a national eco-innovation expert.

Greek Eco-Innovations Press Event

On March 28, 2012, Panagiotis Panagiotakopoulos, OECD Representative in Greece on issues pertained to Eco-innovation and Sustainability, organized a press luncheon to introduce the six (6) eco-innovations that were recognized by OECD as radical and systemic. During the event, Mr. Panagiotakopoulos presented the rationale behind this effort, conducted by the OECD on a global scale, […]

The Green Growth & Eco-innovation project’s goal is the enhancement of OECD’s Green Growth Strategy, through the collection of eco-innovation business case studies from its member states. Dr. P. Panagiotakopoulos takes part in the project representing Greece as a national eco-innovation expert.

OECD Recognises Greek Eco-Innnovations

On January 19-20, the OECD and the European Commission implemented the Conference on «The Future of Eco-Innovation: The Role of Business Models in Green Transformation», bringing attention to the Project on Green Growth and Eco-Innovation. The aim of the Project is to collect, assess and utilize experiences and lessons learned concerning the development of eco-innovations, […]

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Close the Loop sponsors TEDxNicosia

Close the Loop sponsors and will attend the first TEDxNicosia in Nicosia, Cyprus, on November 30th 2011. About TED TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference invites the world’s leading thinkers and doers to […]

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Quality Control Consultant for GRI Certified Training Programs in Greece

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has assigned Dr. P. Panagiotakopoulos as a Quality Control Consultant for its Certified Training Programs in Greece. The Certified Training Program teaches sustainability reporting knowledge and skills around the world. The program helps report makers and users to utilize the GRI Framework and GRI reports more effectively. In order to ensure the high quality […]

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