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European Enterprises Climate Cup

European Enterprises Climate Cup
15.01.2015 | Maria Schwarz-Woelzl

The European Enterprises Climate Cup (EECC) is an EU-funded project that aims to support small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in their goal to be front-runners in energy efficiency management. By participating in a Europe-wide competition, they are provided with by cost-free energy advice and good-practice sharing. In addition, their engagement for climate protection in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) will become visible all over Europe.

Participate, save energy, money and contribute to the European climate target of 20 percent energy savings until 2020.

To take part to the competition, companies have to register on a web based energy management system, the interactive Energy Savings Account (iESA) . The registration and participation is free. All energy saving successes of participating companies will be evaluated by using the web-based energy management system. The iESA will be accessible from national EECC websites which will be launched in February 2015.

Relevant themes: Resource efficiency
Relevant tags: Energy policy


  • Maria Schwarz-Woelzl - Zentrum fuer Soziale Innovation, (Centre for Social Innovation), (ZSI)

    Maria Schwarz-Woelzl

    M.A. in Sociology, studied at the University of Vienna. Since 1997 she is working for ZSI and conducted around 45 national or EU-projects by now. Her focus is on ageing society issues (such as ageing workforce, ambient assistant living, lifelong learning and care systems) as well as on energy /sustainability.

  • Lindsey Martin - Coventry University Enterprises Limited (CUE) 12.02.2015 15:45

    Lindsey Martin

    Just checked the countries participating and UK aren't in the list :o( Next time perhaps.

  • Lindsey Martin - Coventry University Enterprises Limited (CUE) 12.02.2015 15:29

    Lindsey Martin

    Thank you Maria I will certainly pass on information about this competition.