Project Partners

The Cresting Project is supported by:

Aptar ItaliaSpA

Aptar Italiais a leader in the dispensing solutions niche of the packaging industry producing micro-pumps and dispensers for liquids with highly technological assembly processes through the use of high-speed machines. Since 1998 we have achieved the certification ISO 14001 since 2012 achieved ISO 14025 (EPD), ISO 50001 (Energy Management System) and Landfill Free Certification (internal standard for waste management).

Ecoinnovazione s.r.l

Ecoinnovazione srl, is a start-up consultancy firm, set up as an ENEA spin-off (the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development) that offers innovative advanced services related to the analysis of environmental impacts of products, services and systems, according to a life cycle perspective.

Environmental and Management Solutions Ltd

Working with residents to alleviate food and fuel poverty under four themes:•Growing: Developing community allotments, growing spaces and edible gardens•Energy: Offer a range of practical energy saving equipment, support and advice so residents can save money on their fuel bills.•Food: The Hull Community Shop (HCS) a project turning surplus produce from supermarkets/suppliers into affordable food. The HCS also includes cooking on a budget and healthy eating activities with residents.•Nature: Homes to Roost, building bird/bat boxes and bug hotels with schools, community groups and residential homes.Objective: Working with volunteers with various abilities on a range of environmental projects to increase their self confidence, health and general wellbeing.

General Secretary of the Portuguese Ministry of the Environment

The General Secretary centralizes information related with the annual budget and public procurement procedures within the Ministry of Environment and coordinates the participation of the Ministry in international fora, including United Nations, OECD and European Union. The General Secretary has also a key role assisting the preparation and the follow-up of public policies related with sustainability.

Idée Alsace

Idée Alsace is an association, supported by the Grand-Est Region, to promote the excellence of Alsatian companies who are committed to a sustainable development approach. Its vocation is to federate the companies within a network, to accompany them in their efforts of permanent improvement and to highlight them through a collective mark. Idée Alsace works more towards the development of circular economy dynamics in the territory

iPoint-systems gmbh

iPoint-systems, founded in Reutlingen, Germany, in 2001, is a leading provider of software and consulting for environmental and social product compliance, and sustainability. iPoint’s software and consulting services support customers around the globe in meeting and staying one step ahead of regulations and requirements such as REACH, RoHS, WEEE, ELV, EHS, Conflict Minerals-and Modern Slavery-related laws, as well as other trending developments and challenges governing product, supply chain, and enterprise stewardship.

Kingston-Upon-Hull City Council

Kingston-Upon-Hull City Council is a local government organisation which administers services for the 257,000 residents of the city of Kingston-Upon-Hull. It is a leading partner on the board organising Hull: UK City of Culture 2017.

Mangiatorella SpA

Mangiatorella SpAisa bottling and marketing company of natural mineral water proximal to the spring, in a wooded area of over 40 hectares. Bottled water is distributed through traditional outlets, door to door and via the internet. The company works with four other mineral water labels in the same group.

Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Rijkswaterstaat

Rijkswaterstaat is a government agency owned by the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment. Rijkswaterstaat has a long and outstanding history in developing and managing the national infrastructures for roads and waterways. Since 2013 it also takes the lead in implementing national and international policies for environmental protection and sustainability, including policies on supply chain management and the Circular Economy.  In executing the implementation of these policies, Rijkswaterstaat offers products and services that can be used by governments in all sorts of public-private collaborations and partnerships for facilitating, building and maintaining knowledge networks, acquiring and disseminating knowledge, monitoring, developing policy instruments and counselling on policy and implementation. As a result, Rijkswaterstaat is the contact point on environmental issues for business, (knowledge) institutions and government bodies for information and advice, financing, networking and regulatory matters. 

Nanjing University

Nanjing University (NJU has a one-hundred-year-long history and enjoys high prestige. As one of Chinas top universities, NJU has 28 schools under the university’s direct supervision, and 32,999 students in 2016 including 13,583 undergraduates, 10,865 master students, 5,335 doctoral students, and 3,216 full-time international students.

Office of the Government of Styria, section Waste Management and Sustainability

The office of the Government of Styria is the responsible for administrative duties on behalf of the regional parliament and government of Styria. It consists of 17 departments. The section “Waste Management and Sustainability” is part of the department “A14 –Water Management, Resources and Sustainability”. The main tasks of this section are the coordination and administration of regulations and laws in the field of waste management, the preparation of the regional waste management plan of Styria and supporting the preparation of the Austrian waste management plan, official expert service in the field of waste management, and coordination of sustainability initiatives on the regional level including supporting measures and subsidies for sustainability policies and activities.

Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG

As a leader in resource management Saubermacher is the competent partner for all environmental issues. Since its founding in 1979 with 5 employees followed the development of an internationally operating company with approximately 3,100 employees in Austria and abroad. The family enterprise supports about 100 locations and subsidiaries in Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany and in the United Arab Emirates.

Taiwan Circular Economy Network

Taiwan Circular Economy Network (TCEN) is a leadership initiative in Taiwan bringing together governments, businesses and non-government organizations to facilitate the change towards a circular economy (CE). Founded in March 2015, TCEN’s objective is to advocate the incorporation of resource circularity into major national policies, regional development and industrial development plans.

University of Ibadan

The University has established itself as a leader in postgraduate education and training in Nigeria and Africa. The Postgraduate School at the University of Ibadan presently awards 90% of all graduate degrees produced in Nigeria. Since 1962, the University of Ibadan has enrolled about 100,000 postgraduate students and awarded more than 50,000 higher degrees.

WRAP (Waste Resources Action Programme)

A charity located in Banbury, UK, WRAP works with governments, businesses and communities to deliver practical solutions to improve resource efficiency. We undertake work in the field of resource efficiency. Our mission is to accelerate the move to a sustainable, resource-efficient economy by: re-inventing how we design, produce and sell products, re-thinking how we use and consume products, and re-defining what is possible through re-use and recycling. Our new five year plan ‘Resource Revolution, Creating the Future’ focuses on the three priority areas that will help best meet our goals – Food and Drink; Clothing and Textiles; and Electricals and Electronics.