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Excursion regiosuisse: évolution de l’industrie et stratégies territoriales, 9-10 mars 2017

Quelles stratégies de marketing territorial sont développées pour accompagner l’évolution du tissu industriel et rendre une région attractive pour les entreprises ? Comment créer de nouvelles formes de valeur ajoutée à travers la reconversion des friches industrielles ou la relocalisation…
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Regional E-waste Monitor: focus on Asia

Sofies consultant and head of Sofies India, Deepali Sinha Khetriwal, has co-authored a UN report on e-waste in Asia.   The Regional E-waste Monitor shows that in 2014 East and South-East Asia generated 16 million metric tons of e-waste. That's about…
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Meyrin Economic Forum: l’écologie industrielle, source de profit?

La raréfaction des ressources naturelles engendre aujourd'hui de nouveaux défis auxquels il est nécessaire de répondre avec des solutions innovantes. Comment les entreprises peuvent-elles s’adapter à ces bouleversements ? L’industrie peut-elle en tirer profit ? L’économie de nos régions parviendra-t-elle à…
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Sofies Newsletter #3

Sofies Newsletter #3 is online! In this edition: Insights on selected sustainability topics: How to implement circular economy at a regional level? Participative planning and decision-making processes take time, but as the adage goes, good things come to those who wait...…
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UNIDO publishes a study realized by Suren Erkman on the driving factors of eco-industrial parks developments in emerging economies

Eco-industrial parks contribute to high growth regions and national economic development, especially in developing and emerging countries. However, environmental issues have often not been fully considered and need to be integrated into the planning of industrial parks. With the aim…
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The «AgroCO2ncept» project, a platform for energy and land management

Only a targeted land management can support an economically and ecologically efficient production of renewable energies in rural areas. The latest Geomatik journal, co-written by Sofies-Emac, explains how the agricultural association “AgroCO2ncept” and Sofies-Emac plan to realise this energy and…
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