In March 2015, the City Council of Milan has included FEEM – Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei in the list of “local actors interested in working with the Milan City Council to promote initiatives of sharing economy maximizing the positive impacts in terms of innovation and inclusion”.
Fondazione Sodalitas, in collaboration with CSR Europe, is hosting "LAST CALL TO EUROPE 2020. The role of Enterprises for a Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Europe" (19th June 2015, Milan - Expo site), an International Conference focused on enhancing enterprises’ commitment towards the Europe 2020 strategy to accomplish Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive growth in the next five years.
The official agenda of “LAST CALL TO EUROPE 2020” is now available here
With the usual determination in pursuing the Sustainability Development principles, also this year Acea has disclosed its economic, social and environmental performances by providing extensive illustration in the Sustainability Report 2014, qualified with the “Advanced” level in the context of the Communication on Progress.
Among the most important 2014 novelties, remarkable is the renewal of the “Board of Directors”, for the first time composed by a majority of women, and the establishment of a “Diversity Committee” along with the formal adoption of a “chart for diversity management”.
A parcel of land of 4 hectares available free of charge for “zero mile” farming to produce vegetables and serve them in the canteens of kindergartens. These are the objectives of the initiative called “A vegetable garden at the compressor station”, promoted by Snam in Terranuova Bracciolini (province of Arezzo) in collaboration with Betadue social cooperative, which supports work placement for disadvantaged people and is specialized in maintenance of green spaces. The area, owned by Snam, borders the compressor station run by Snam Rete Gas, the subsidiary operating in natural gas transport and dispatching, in Terranuova Bracciolini.
A new edition of the Sustainability International Forum (SIF) focused on “Roma Smart Community - Architecture, Communication, Energy, Mobility, Technology” will be held in Rome at Casa dell’Architettura on June 19th - 20th. Il Sustainability International Forum (SIF) is a moment of confrontation between companies, institutions, academia, associations, students and citizens: a modern agora to reflect on the sustainable development challenges and trends in the world, to analyze the way in which globalization, green and blue economy and social innovation are influencing and directing the evolution of a new circular economy. The seventh conference will be held at the old Acquario Romano, now House of Architecture, sensitive and evocative place to rethink the city and new urban models.
Five years remain for Europe to reach its 2020 objectives. Fondazione Sodalitas is hosting “LAST CALL to Europe 2020. The role of Enterprises for a Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Europe" (19 June 2015, Milano Expo site), an International Conference focused on enhancing enterprises’ commitment towards the Europe 2020 strategy to accomplish Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive growth in the next five years. At the morning Plenary session, European Commission representatives, Italian CSR Europe members, Business Organization Presidents and Worldwide/European CEOs will bring their experience on the most relevant business challenges. The afternoon session will be composed of 3 international workshops focused on the most impactful drivers for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe for 2015-2020.
The Conference promoted by AIAS – Associazione Ambiente e Sicurezza was held on March 18th at Rho Fiera. The aim of the conference was to debate about the required new skills and competencies (in terms of strategic planning, organization, manpower) to be competitive in the current market environment which is characterized by a strong request for technological and performance innovation. Technological and performance innovation is a great and socially desirable opportunity to achieve an efficient and eco-effective use of the resources, furthermore it will help in the recovery of the construction sector against the long-lasting economic crisis. During the conference the operative problem of a manpower not prepared to build the "restoration" in accordance with UNI 8289:1981, UNI EN 12973:2003, 2004/17/EC and 2004/18/EC Directives, D.P.R. 170/2005 was dealt with too.