It is estimated that humans consume approximately 1.75 times the resources the earth is capable of producing. The World Economic Forum's Director of Human Resources Circularity, Kristin Hughes, argues that the only way to meet our needs with fewer resources is through processes and products that minimise waste. She also emphasises maximum reuse, repair and recycling of materials, which means knowing the full life cycle [...]
Professionals with skills that can be applied in green sectors or key sectors for the green transition are and will become increasingly important. If Europe is to reach its 2050 targets, it needs these workers. It is estimated that Europe has the potential to generate between 700,000 and 1,000,000 green jobs in the next ten years if it implements the European Green Pact (a package [...]
The Spanish Association for Energy Economics (AEEE) held the XVIII Annual Congress on 24, 25 and 26 May in Castelló de la Plana, with the sponsorship of the team of the Chair of New Green Transition at the Universitat Jaume I. This is the most important academic and business congress on Energy Economics in Spain, where the energy crisis, opportunities for industry, poverty and regional [...]
The Chair of the New Green Transition co-organises the ‘II International Congress on the Rights of Nature and the Fight against Climate Change in the Mediterranean’.
The team of the Chair of the New Green Transition at the Universitat de València co-organises as last year the II International Congress: The Rights of Nature and the Fight against Climate Change in the Mediterranean. It will be held in hybrid format, so that for those who cannot attend it will be rebroadcast in streaming on the platform of the Universitat de València. [...]
Spain is one of the leading countries in Europe in rural and green female entrepreneurship. This was announced by the Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (MITECO) during a conference held on 10 March to mark International Women's Day. The report analysed green entrepreneurship, rural entrepreneurship and the intersection between the two with national statistics, also taking into account data by autonomous [...]
In late February, Ecovidrio and the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, Climate Emergency and Ecological Transition of the Generalitat Valenciana presented data recovery of glass containers in 2022. In total there were 113,820 tons of packaging waste (22.3 kilos per inhabitant), equivalent to 12.1% more than in 2021. The Valencian Community recycles more glass than the average for Spain because the national average per [...]
Now you can visit the exhibition, La Albufera: present and future? in the hall of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Valencia, after moving from the Faculty of Law. The exhibition takes a journey from the creation of this natural area to its present situation, as well as its possible evolution. On the other hand, it explains how garbage and [...]
The Association of Textile Entrepreneurs of the Valencian Community leads a European project to strengthen the green and digital transition in the sector.
The employers' association Ateval, the Association of Textile Entrepreneurs of the Valencian Community, is leading the European project In Transit. It involves textile, aerospace and construction SMEs in the green and digital transition across Europe, with a total budget of 5 million euros. The strategy of this initiative is based on four key pillars. The first is underpinned by a series of joint services [...]
The Chair travels to Chile on the occasion of the IX Latin American Congress of Tourism Research and the 12th Congress of Tourism Research.
The director of the team of the Chair of the New Green Transition at the University of Valencia, Aurora Pedro, traveled from November 8 to 10 to Valdivia, Chile. The reason was the celebration of the IX Latin American Congress of Tourism Research and the 12th Congress of Tourism Research. Pedro presented the work of the Chair, as well as its objectives and activities. [...]
The Smart Water Summit, an event on digitalization of the water sector, was held from Monday, September 19 to 23 of September. This 5-day event explores how digitalization in water management is essential for the future of Europe. Thanks to recent investments by the European Commission with the Next Generation Funds and the European Recovery Plan, the field of study is expanding to achieve [...]