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Regeneration paths to go beyond sustainability

  • 2024 2026
  • Regeneration paths to go beyond sustainability
  • ItalyAustria
  • Unione Europea
  • Consorzio di Promozione Turistica del Tarvisiano, di Sella Nevea e di passo Pramollo

    NLW Tourismus Marketing GmbH

    Società Cooperativa Turistica Alta Badia

    Etifor

REGENERATE is a project that aspires to go beyond tourism sustainability. It wants to develop greater awareness in the territories and initiate a process of active involvement of the entire social fabric in co-creating a tourism offer that responds to the needs expressed by the community and the natural environment.

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Looking for a tourism offering that meets the needs of the community and the natural environment.

Valuing Forest Ecosystem Services in Europe

  • 2024 2028
  • Valuing Forest Ecosystem Services in Europe
  • EU
  • Commissione Europea
  • University of Copenhagen (UCPH) RES DK, Wageningen University (WU) RES NL, European Forest Institute (EFI) RES FI, KU Leuven (KUL) RES BE, Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia (CTFC) RES ES, University of Padova (UNIPD) RES IT, Prospex Institute (PI) SME BE, Etifor S.r.l. Società Benefit (ETIFOR) SME IT, Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (HNEE) RES DE, Stefan cel Mare University (USV) RES RO, Land Life (LANDLIFE) SME NL, WWF Bulgaria (WWFB) NGO BG, European Landowners Organisation (ELO)

The INTERCEDE project is an initiative to address pressing issues concerning the undervaluation and lack of economic recognition attributed to forest ecosystem services (FES) across Europe.

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Providing financial incentives to forest owners to manage forests sustainably

Driving change towards a Nature Positive Economy

  • 2024 2027
  • Driving change towards a Nature Positive Economy
  • EU
  • European Commission
  • Trinity College Dublin (Coordinator) – Ireland,
    Aarhus Universitet – Denmark,
    Oxford University – UK,
    Ecologic Institute – Germany,
    Eigen Vermogen van het Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek – Belgium,
    WWF – Sweden,
    ICLEI Europe – Germany,
    World Benchmarking Alliance – Netherlands,
    Horizon Nua (Connecting Nature Enterprise Platform) – Ireland,
    International Organisation for Knowledge Economy – Sweden,
    2 Degrees Investing Initiative – France,
    LGI Sustainable Innovation – France,
    Felicidad Collective – Spain

GoNaturePositive! is a collaborative initiative backed by the European Commission dedicated to accelerating awareness and transformative action towards a Nature Positive economy among policymakers, investors, businesses and wider society.

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Transforming business by putting nature at the centre

BioFin: unlock finance to protect biodiversity

  • 2024 2026
  • BioFin: unlock finance to protect biodiversity
  • EU
  • European Commission
  • UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK (Ireland),

    STICHTING NATURALIS BIODIVERSITY CENTER (The Netherlands),

    GOETEBORGS UNIVERSITET (Sweden),

    THE QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY OF BELFAST (United Kingdom),

    UNIVERSITEIT MAASTRICHT (The Netherlands),

    RAINNO IDIOTIKI KEFALAIOUCHIKI  (Greece),

    IST-ID ASSOCIACAO DO INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TECNICO (Portugal),

    SARAJEVSKA REGIONALNA RAZVOJNA AGENCIJA SERDA (Bosnia Erzegovina),

    UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PADOVA (Italy),

    Deloitte & Touche (Ireland),

    The Institute of Bankers in Ireland,

    SUSTAINABILITY LITERACY TEST (France),

    INTERNATIONAL LIFE SCIENCES INSTITUTE (Belgium)

The BioFin project aims to support mainstream finance actors in developing and implementing investments in nature-based solutions to protect and restore biodiversity and the environment.

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How can mainstream finance contribute to the goals of biodiversity restoration and protection?

Veneto’s cycle tourism routes

  • 2022 2023

Enhancing the disused real estate assets of the Valbelluna

  • 2022 2024

Primavera Casa is the outcome of the HOST (Hosting Open Source Tourism Dolomiti Valbelluna) project, which is funded by the Cariverona Foundation. The project’s objective is to enhance the value of unused real estate properties in Valbelluna by transforming them into homes that can be inhabited for short-term (for tourism purposes) or medium-to-long-term (for residential purposes) stays. As a part of the project, Etifor provides technical and tourist support to the Dolomiti Prealpi Tourist Consortium.

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Welfare, nature and tourism

  • 2023 2026

The WeNaTour project aims to train new professionals for sustainable tourism, keeping the well-being of local communities and environmental protection at the centre of its strategies.

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Train professionals for sustainable tourism, encouraging the welfare of local communities and environmental protection

Increasing resilience to extreme events through “sponge landscapes”

  • 2023 2027
  • Increasing resilience to extreme events through “sponge landscapes”
  • EU
  • EU Commission
  • Stichting Deltares (Deltares),
    UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH),
    International Office for Water (OiEau),
    University of Padova (UniPD),
    University of Ljubljana (UL),
    Slovenian Environment Agency (ARSO),
    Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS),
    WWF Greece (WWF)

Natural solutions to improve the functionality of sponge landscapes in European river basins to increase the resilience of communities against hydro-meteorological extreme events.

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SpongeScapes: a project involving 14 European countries

Supporting biodiversity in Lombardy with the help of businesses

  • 2022 24

Within the framework of the Lombardy Region’s ‘Biodiversity and Climate’ call for proposals, the Cariplo Foundation awarded Etifor a contract to provide technical assistance services for beneficiary organisations interested in participating in the call for proposals.

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BioClima: a public-private initiative to support investments in protected areas in Lombardy

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