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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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IPMA Project Excellence Award Assessor

Dr. P. Panagiotakopoulos was appointed assessor of the IPMA International Project Excellence Award. Dr. P. Panagiotakopoulos, member of the Network of Project Managers in Greece(PM Greece) and certified project manager IPMA-D, successfuly participated at the IPMA Project Excellence Award Assessors Training, which took place in Amsterdam on February 25-28 2011. The IPMA PE Award is annually awarded […]

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LCA software training

Prof. T. Yiannakopoulou and Dr. P. Panagiotakopoulos successfully completed a training on GaBi, the world’s leading Life Cycle Assessment software. The 2 day training took place on the 9th and 10th of June in Stuttgart,the base of PE International developer of GaBi. GaBi is used in the modeling of products and systems from a life cycle perspective. It can dramatically […]

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SEV appoints Prof. D. Panagiotakopoulos a member of the Environment Industry Experts’ Panel

Professor D. Panagiotakopoulos has been appointed by the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) a Member of the Experts’ Panel that will deal with the Environment Industry. Specifically, SEV is administering a project for the study of Changes in the Regional Production Systems and in the Local Labor Markets aiming at policies for getting the Greek Economy out of the current crisis by improving enterprises’ competitiveness. […]

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Do not step on the grass…

Article (in Greek) by Dr. P. Panagiotakopoulos on “green growth” and “greenwashing” for the People & Ideas community site.

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