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Planting of 500 native fruit trees to offset carbon footprint

GreenDependent Association (GDA), the sister organisation of GreenDependent Institute has been planting native fruit trees for 10 years to offset carbon footprint of events, including the events of GreenDependent Institute (e.g. trainings, opening and closing events, workshops) and the events of other organisations and companies as well.

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EnergyNeighbourhoods programme - halftime

The 7th season of EnergyNeighbourhoods program started in September 2018. 21 teams entered the programme, and out of these 15 are still in the competition. They are from all over Hungary as shown in the map.


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Green and sustainable practices at GreenDependent

As the mission of GreenDependent Institute is to “research, develop and disseminate sustainable lifestyles and consumption patterns”, we also place special emphasis on „greening” our private and office lives. We aim at putting sustainable and climate-friendly principles into our everyday practice in the office environment.

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E.ON EnergyNeighbourhoods: trainings for climate coordinators successfully completed

The latest IPCC report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on 8 October 2018 has generated hot debates and conversations worldwide. Along with other green organisations, GreenDependent Institute also joined the issue of a Hungarian press release about the report. The IPCC special report found that ’it is our global interest to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels as adopted in the Paris Agreement. As temperature has risen 1°C already, we need to act immediately. If global emissions of greenhouse gases continue to rise in the actual scale, we will pass the threshold of 1.5°C within two decades’. According to the United Nations, consequences of climate change will be irreversible and catastrophic unless effective actions are taken within the next 12 years.

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