SÜRATAM – Financial Support
SÜRATAM, the Turkish Centre for Sustainable Production, Research and Design, is established to promote and develop sustainable production in Turkey through research and development and design. It aims to enable energy and resource efficient production through life cycle-oriented, sustainable design approaches. Established in 2014 by the private sector and supported by the industry, the Centre focuses on R&D activities to develop sustainable products and services, offers research and development expertise and technical support to manufacturers on sustainable production and identify the needs in industry for sustainable future.
Metsims – Technical Infrastructure and Developer
Established in 2005 in Oxford, United Kingdom, as a consultancy for focusing on resource efficient and optimised materials and process development in manufacturing industries, Metsims has over the years developed expertise in the areas of resource efficiency, circular economy and life cycle thinking. As part of strategy to provide sustainability services beyond the EU, Metsims Turkey was established in Istanbul in 2009.
Metsims is frontier in life-cycle thinking and life cycle inventory dataset/database development on construction, chemicals, energy, textiles and many other industries as a result of extensive expertise accumulated over the years. We use our extensive datasets for measuring sustainability, resource efficiency, circularity and eco-cost of any products and services.
We believe in science-based facts, are passionate collaborators and help create sustainable solutions.
ÇEDBİK – Turkish Green Building Council – Practitioner
Turkish Green Building Council – ÇEDBİK organizes trainings, panels and conferences to promote social awareness and encourage the construction sector for production under sustainability principles. It also works to develop and disseminate exemplary projects and work models for local governments, universities, public and private sectors. Today, ÇEDBIK continues to contribute the awareness about sustainable urban transformation, energy efficiency and green building topics in Turkey, with its efforts. Being an umbrella organization of green building studies in Turkey, ÇEDBİK supports LEED certification practices in Turkey under the agreement with USGBC, with organizations of various promotion trainings and awareness-raising activities. Continuing research and studies in the field of green buildings, ÇEDBİK has created the housing certification system ÇEDBİK-Konut to be implemented in new housing projects. ÇEDBİK-Konut has been created in accordance with the conditions of Turkey the meeting with central and local governments for ÇEDBİK-Konut are ongoing.