The Centre provides scientific support to clients from the private and the public sector, such as UNEP and other organisations in the field of SCP. This support includes the development, testing, implementation and monitoring of concrete projects, especially in developing countries, which enables these countries to leapfrog to sustainable consumption and production patterns using life cycle thinking and regional perspectives as guiding principles. Feel free to explore our website, read more about us or find all information nicely consolidated in the CSCP Information Brochure.
Final decisions on the awardees for 2015. On 25 February the GreenTec Award selection committee of which Michael Kuhndt has been part of since 2014 decided on the best environmental technologies for 2015 within a closed session. Host of the jury committee was the headquarter of Microsoft Berlin.
Energy efficiency in buildings and building related appliances is crucial for sustainable development, climate and resource protection and a low-risk worldwide energy system. However, while information on technologies and policies is abundant, it is scattered loosely and decision-makers find it difficult to access. The bigEE initiative was developed to address the need for a structured and systematic knowledge source on Energy Efficiency. The online knowledge platform bigee.net is a one-stop source of knowledge for policy-makers about energy efficiency options and how policy can support achieving those savings in buildings and appliances.
Following a number of events and initiatives on the topic of Green Finance for SMEs held in 2014, the SWITCH-Asia Network Facility has summarised some of the key messages and findings in the first issue of the newly launched SWITCH-Asia Magazine.
On January 22, the CSCP conducts in Cologne the workshop “The Future of Communication between Companies and Society” as part of the “Fortschritt Gestalten” process initiated by the North Rhine-Westphalian ministries of economy and science.
Collaboration for Sustainable Lifestyles through Business and Social Innovations (Berlin Workstudio)
Guillen /Nicolau /Spittler /Duarte /Hicks /van Beers (2014)
Guillen /Nicolau/ van Beers/ Spittler/ Konadu/ Awuye (2013)
Guillen/Van Beers/Nicolau/ Montemayor/Laurel (2013)