The MULTIPLY project is implemented by a consortium of 7 motivated partners from 7 European countries, with great experience in the field of energy efficiency and sustainable urban planning. All of us are dedicated to ensure more sustainable energy future for all European citizens and the MULTIPLY project should help us to achieve this. Below you may find our contact details. Should you have any questions regarding the project and its concept – feel free to contact us!
Deutsche Umwelthilfe e. V. (DE) – project coordinator
Deutsche Umwelthilfe e. V. (Environmental Action Germany) was founded in 1975 as a politically independent organisation promoting protection of the environment, nature and consumers at the national and European level. It advocates sustainable lifestyles and economic systems that respect environmental boundaries. The work carried out by Environmental Action Germany makes an important contribution to ensuring that current and future generations have every chance to lead a fulfilling life in an intact environment.The DUH department of municipal environmental protection supports cities and towns as well as municipal enterprises in climate protection and maintaining biodiversity by nationwide competitions, campaigns, consultancy and surveys. Our campaigning for environmental justice in municipalities fosters social and ecological thinking and acting on the local level.
Association of Municipalities Polish Network “Energie Cités” (PL)
The Association of Municipalities Polish Network “Energie Cités” (PNEC) is a non-governmental organization which supports sustainable energy planning and implementation on the local level. Since 1994 PNEC promotes energy efficiency and use of renewable energy sources, implements projects supporting sustainable energy development of Polish municipalities and organizes conferences, seminars, workshops and study tours devoted to energy-related issues.
Energiaklub was established in 1990. By now it has become a leading “think and do” tank organization in the field of sustainable energy, being the only NGO in Hungary whose work is solely concentrated on energy issues. Among other activities, we conduct research projects, provide trainings, carry out communication campaigns and support journalists with information and insight. Energiaklub closely works with municipalities on various projects, like the preparation of SECAPs (Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan).
Legambiente Associazione (IT)
Legambiente is an Italian non-profit organization founded in 1980. It’s the most prominent and widespread environmental association in Italy with two headquarters in Rome and Milan, 20 regional coordination offices and more than 600 local groups of volunteers. Legambiente is a pacifist and independent movement and is not related to any Italian party or institution. It’s supported by more than 115,000 members, donors and by projects and businesses that are in line with the organization’s principles. Legambiente acts at local, national and EU level to lobbying for sustainable development, green economy and climate change mitigation and adaptation, working together with consumers' associations, private companies, trade unions, and policy-makers to find a shared way towards a sustainable economy and way of life.
Climate Alliance Austria (AT)
The Climate Alliance is the largest municipal climate protection network in Europe and is active in 25 European countries. Communities, schools, and businesses build a partnership with indigenous organizations in the Amazon. The Goals of the Climate Alliance partners is the reduction of climate-damaging emissions and the protection of the Rainforest. With more than 900 communities, over 700 businesses and 350 schools in Austria is one of the biggest national organizations of the Climate Alliance.
IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute ltd. (SE)
IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute is an independent, non-profit organisation, owned by a foundation jointly established by the Swedish Government and Swedish industry. IVL was established in 1966 and has since then been involved in the development of solutions to environmental problems, both at national and international level.IVL participates in more than 30 EU-funded projects (20 FP7-projects) in various R&D fields. Connected to Smart Cities the projects, “train the trainer” (Switch Asia-Europe Aid), Smart Build (FP7-EeB-Energy), PRINCIP (Regional Funds) ZEN – Zero Energy Neighbourhood (FP7) Transparency (IEE) and CITyFiED (FP7) can be mentioned. Furthermore, IVL has; developed the Swedish Criteria’s for Low Energy Buildings (Swedish Energy Agency), Developed BREEAM Sweden (Sweden Green Building Council), been assigned as the project leader for the national Capacity Building program (2004-2010) for the Swedish building sector in energy and resource efficiency (National Agency for Housing and Planning). IVL is also involved in the Nordic programs for energy system and in many different national and international networks like ENERO, WAITRO, SGBC, etc.
Posad B.V. (NL)
PosadMaxwan are urban designers who believe in healthy, sustainable, smart cities. More and more people are moving to urban areas, even as cities face major challenges around climate, mobility, health and inclusivity. It’s a complex puzzle that calls for new spatial solutions. At PosadMaxwan, we identify important, urgent tasks and ask relevant questions. We work with clients who are open to exploring new pathways and curious about innovative, unconventional ideas. We help them by showing them what a clean, healthy city looks like and what we can do today to move toward that goal. We achieve this through research, strategy, design and implementation. Our team of masterminds and master planners dives deep into problems, deploys data to find human solutions, and connects levels of scale. In this way, we render challenges comprehensible so we can make decisions based in the here and now.