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| Posted March 22, 2017

Celebrating the 50th PRO PLANET Sustainability Council Session

At the end of March this year, CSCP and REWE are celebrating our 50th council session! We are delighted to share how our ongoing collaboration using trust-based dialogue and exchange is driving the change towards a more sustainable future. In 2010, REWE, one of Germany’s major retailers, launched PRO PLANET, an ambitious and innovative sustainability label with […]

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| Posted March 21, 2017

Sustainable Tourism in Kenya: Empowering Communities Through Collaborative Innovation

How can tourism generate more benefits for local communities in Kenya? What roles can stakeholders play to make this vision a reality?  In February the Salverberg Retreat Center in Nairobi welcomed SMEs, policy makers, and civic groups to the SUS-TOUR Collaborative Innovation Workshop, where they explored answers and joint actions to these questions. The Collaborative […]

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| Posted March 16, 2017

REFRESH Food Waste 2017 Conference Coming Together to Discuss Food Waste Reduction and Valorisation

Just a handful of places are left at the upcoming multi-stakeholder conference of the EU-REFRESH project in Berlin 18 May 2017. Come join us and the other REFRESH partners as we bring together champions of food waste reduction and valorisation for a day of presentations, discussions, interactive sessions, and networking. Alongside these, participants will be […]

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| Posted March 6, 2017

“CSR Factory“ on 9th March in Düsseldorf

On March 9th, the CSR Hub NRW is partnering with the Factory Campus Düsseldorf, a co-working and co-innovation mega space of 32.000 square meters in the heart of the state’s capital. Together, we will provide a taste of CSR  for regional start-ups. These practical takeaways will be packed into a free one-day workshop.  Highlighting at […]

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| Posted February 23, 2017

Closing the Loop! Register for the Online Course on SDG 12!

Learn the tools and methods to implement SDG12 successfully! In collaboration with the Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development of the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC), the CSCP developed a six-week online course with weekly webinars. This course is open to UN Staff, policy makers, entrepreneurs, innovators, civil society, and interested consumers willing to make responsible […]

| Posted February 22, 2017

How to Activate the Huge Untapped Sustainability Potential of the Finance Sector

What does your bank have to do with sustainability? Many believe not much. In general, banking and the finance sector doesn’t have the reputation as driving force for sustainability. But considering the huge potential to channel money streams into sectors that do catalyse positive ecological and social change, it has tremendous potential! Increasingly, we are […]

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| Posted February 21, 2017

Entrepreneurship Pitch in NRW parliament – Join in!

Join us on 3 Feb 2017 at: “Anders-Gründer” – new entrepreneurial ways to scale up the social economy in Düsseldorf To do good and to earn money is not necessarily a contradiction nowadays. To show what this notion means in practice, social entrepreneurs working jointly with the Social Impact Lab Duisburg will deliver pitches on […]

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| Posted January 25, 2017

Action Alliance on Sustainable Bananas at the Fruit Logistica

Meet the Action Alliance on Sustainable Bananas (ABNB) on 9 February 2017 in Berlin at the Fruit Logistica, the largest international branch meeting of the fruit and vegetable sector. Learn firsthand why Kaufland and Fyffes are active in the ABNB, and what benefits a commitment to the alliance brings. Let us introduce ourselves to you […]

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| Posted January 24, 2017

ABNB Workshop in Frankfurt on 30.1.2017

Stakeholder Workshop in Frankfurt on Sustainable Bananas The next stakeholder workshop of the Action Alliance on Sustainable Bananas (ABNB) will take place on 30 January 2017 in Frankfurt. Besides the members, all interested stakeholders are very welcome to participate. The workshop will focus on cooperations of the ABNB with other organisations and initiatives. If you […]

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| Posted December 15, 2016

Linear to Circular! European Research Project R2Pi Started

The idea of turning our resource-depleting linear economy into a circular one seems to be appealing to all actors and creates opportunities on all fronts: decoupling economic growth from resource consumption, reducing supply risks, buying great performance instead of disposable products, limiting toxics —just to name a few. So why has it failed so far […]