12 November, 2012 — 13 November, 2012

With the background of the "Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe" presented by the EU Commission in September 2011 and the "German Resource Efficiency Programme" (ProgRess) adopted by the German Federal Cabinet in February 2012, the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA) is hosting the first European Resources Forum (ERF) in Berlin on 12-13 November 2012.


A special workshop on how the financial market can act as a driver for resource efficiency will be held.


Focus topics of the 1st European Resources Forum (ERF 2012) are:
 - Resource efficiency – the perspective of European member states
 - Perspectives of a green, resource-efficient economy
 - The financial sector as a driver for resource efficiency
 - Natural resources - to whom do they belong?
 - Sustainable land use – challenges and solutions
 - Beyond growth - the role of resource efficiency
 - Resource efficiency – awareness raising and communication


If you are interested in taking part, please find further information on the conference webpage.