Green economy

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POLLUTEC is a world leading exhibition of environmental equipment technologies and services, the first ever event to focus on environment as a professional sector and has been at the heart of environment innovation since 1978. Pollutec provides a critical platform for the environment and climate change, bringing together environment professionals and technologists from across the world in Lyon. Pollutec’s major fields are: Water; Waste Management and Recycling; Instrumentation, Metrology, Automation; Risks Management (industrial & environmental); Air Quality; Sites and Soils Management (and Recovery); Energy (and sub-sectors such as biogas, renewables and energy efficiency) which are directly related to SDGs: 6,7,9,11,12,13,14,15

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems With Special Focus on Photovoltaic Systems, 2018, Pages 469-484.

This chapter addresses goals 11 and 8 by examining the growth of solar photovoltaic power across regions and countries, as well as offering some predictions as to how and where future development will take place.

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems With Special Focus on Photovoltaic Systems, 2018, Pages 81-107.

This chapter advances goals 9 and 7 by discussing sustainable solar energy generation and storage for rural sub-Saharan Africa in the context of the ‘circular economy’.
This chapter addresses goal 7 by presenting an overview of the principles and techniques of distributed generation (DG) units.
To advance goal 7, this chapter discusses how the generation of electric power from renewable energy systems, like photovoltaic (PV), can meet the world’s energy needs.

Sustainability, Energy and Architecture, Case Studies in Realizing Green Buildings, 2013, Pages 359-385.


This chapter advances goals 11 and 7 by analysing the users' perceptions of thirty-one sustainable commercial and institutional buildings located in a range of climatic zones.

Sustainable Fibres and Textiles, The Textile Institute Book Series, 2017, Pages 1-18

To advance goals 6 and 12, this chapter discusses the upgrading of technology in the textiles industry to increase the sustainability and transparency of products.

Sustainable Apparel, Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles, 2015, Pages 135-160.

To address goals 6 and 12, this chapter explores the sustainability issues of preparing and dyeing apparel fabrics, with a focus on colouring cotton fabrics with reactive dyes.
All-Energy 2018
All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy and low carbon event, is taking place on 2nd & 3rd of May 2018 in Glasgow; it brings together the UK’s largest group of buyers across the value chain, including investors, project developers, end users and policy makers, among others. Showcasing the complete range of renewable and sustainable technologies and with a world-class free-to-attend conference alongside, All-Energy brings together over 7,500 supply chain and business energy end users – including the largest group of renewable energy developers and supply chain partners seen anywhere in the UK.
The consumer and legislative demand to reduce plastic packaging supports goal 12 (responsible consumption and production). This report looks at the increasing demand for plastic packaging in-light of recent European legislation to reduce it.