The decarbonization process to achieve carbon neutrality as soon as possible is now a priority at a global, European and Italian level and requires the commitment of both institutional actors, at different levels, and companies and other stakeholders.
The meeting inaugurates the new two-year period of activity of the Green Economy Observatory and intends to deepen the contribution and role of companies in achieving a carbon neutral world.
The seminar/webinar is organized by the Observatory on Public Procurement and Sustainability.
The event will be held in Italian.
Nature can help to provide concrete solutions to reduce vulnerability and generate value exploiting the properties of ecosystems and the services they provide. During the workshop, the book "Nature Based Solutions for More Sustainable Cities ”- edited by Edoardo Croci and Benedetta Lucchitta and published by Emerald publisher - will be presented. It highlights the benefits generated by nature-based solutions (NBS) in cities by providing a holistic framework that considers design and planning, socio-economic evaluation and the financial dimension. The authors of the book will take part in the discussion.
The aim of this meeting is to stimulate the debate on the concept of resilience in a perspective that is not only abstract, but also operational, in order to guide the evolution of the city in the light of the current pandemic crisis. The workshop is held on the occasion of the publication of the book “Smart cities in time of resilience” edited by Giuseppe Franco Ferrari
The new “Fit for 55” package, adopted by the European Commission on July 14, presents a series of legislative proposals for the definition of climate policies suitable for achieving the new target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030. The meeting is an opportunity to evaluate the impacts of the package on Italy's competitiveness and to analyze the ongoing updating of climate strategies and plans, starting with the PNIEC.
The meeting aims to address and discuss the main issues for the development of energy communities in Italy, with the contribution of the world of research, institutions, regulation and companies active on the subject.