LIFE programme

The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action created in 1992. The current funding period 2014-2020 has a budget of €3.4 billion.


  • 17/02/2020

    EU announces 100 million in funding for major green projects

    The European Commission today announced an investment of €101.2 million for the latest integrated projects to be funded under the LIFE programme for the Environment and Climate Action.
  • 04/02/2020

    Stepping up to reduce emissions

    Estimates show that global footwear production reached 24.2 billion pairs in 2018, up 2.7% on the previous year. This may be good news for the world’s economy but it’s the environment that is suffering from this mass production. The LIFE GreenShoes4All project is measuring the environmental impact of footwear products, with the aim of helping manufacturers reduce their waste and emissions.
  • 28/01/2020

    Making water fit for LIFE

    Water quality is of vital importance given its many diverse uses across industry. It is crucial for our health and wellbeing and must be free from harmful contaminants to be safe for human consumption.
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