e-qo collaborates with the following institutions:
Municipality of Sasso Marconi
With the municipality of Sasso Marconi e-qo has reached an agreement that allows the NGO to give roots to its activities and to experience the format of good practices.
Sasso Marconi has about 15,000 inhabitants and is part of Bologna province. It has received the certificate of Virtuous Municipality as well as the certificate of 100% Green Energy for the use of energy from renewable sources for public lighting and buildings.
For 4 consecutive years (2011-2014) the Municipality of Sasso Marconi has only used electricity from renewable sources for a total of 3,466,076 kWh, avoiding the emission into the environment of 1684.74 tons of CO2.
The municipality of Sasso Marconi is also co- founder with Last Minute Market of Sprecozero.net, an association of local authorities aimed at sharing, promoting and disseminating best initiatives aimed at reducing waste.
IBIMET CNR- The Institute of Biometeorology of the national Research Council
IBIMET works to define strategies, develop technologies and explore practical solutions to contribute to the resilience and sustainability related to food, climatic, meteorological and energy emergencies, which are interconnected through a series of key deliverables.
Accademia del Lusso
Accademia del Lusso was founded in 2005, and is the School of Fashion & Design in Italy specialised in training key professional figures in the fashion, design and luxury sectors.
The School was born with the aim of connecting the needs of the job market with the aspirations of those who want to begin or develop their career in the Fashion, Design and Luxury System. The international quality of its courses combined with the expertise and experience of professional teachers and a practised teaching method gives students a multidisciplinary study experience that both encompasses the very latest innovations from the fashion & design world and is directly linked to the real demands of the luxury sector.