It is not only the inhabitants of Brussels who are helping to improve the quality of the environment.Companies are also taking part in this dynamic approach by integrating good environmental management practices.This is the case of the legendary Brussels concert hall, the “Ancienne Belgique” (AB).
In Brussels Sustainable economy
Representatives of 16 European cities came together in Dublin this week to launch the TURaS (Transitioning towards Urban Resilience and Sustainability) project which aims to enable European cities and the surrounding rural areas to build resilience in the face of significant sustainability challenges.
The inauguration of a new wing of the Brussels Reference Centre is allowing its range of training sessions to be expanded to 500 training sessions per year in eco-construction trades!
Should Europe concentrate on growth to the detriment of sustainable development, or are these two concepts in fact compatible? The ICLEI convention “Cities in Europe 2020 - Enhance Sustainability Now” will consider this question from 12 to 14 September 2011 in Brussels.
The international eco-label The Green Key, launched in the Brussels Region in January 2011, acknowledges and promotes managers of tourist accommodations (hotels, campsites, holiday cottages, etc.) for their efforts with regard to the environment.