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| Posted June 27, 2017

What’s on Your Menu Today?

With Europeans’ appetites accounting for over 30% of all consumption-related impacts, there is a need for governments and businesses to help shift consumers to eat more sustainably while also ensuring food value chains become more resilient. Seizing this opportunity, the VALUMICS project launches today. It will focus on developing interventions to trigger more sustainable food […]

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| Posted June 26, 2017

Meet Us at the Thematic Workshop on Circular Economy on 29th June in Brussels

Raymond Slaughter, Senior Advisor at the CSCP and project manager of R2Pi, a three-year EU project that aims to develop policy packages and business models for transitioning from linear to circular, will be a panelist at Interreg Europe’s Thematic Workshop on Circular Economy on 29th June 2017 in Brussels. The thematic community of regional practitioners […]

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| Posted June 22, 2017

Meet Us at the “Sustainable Lifestyle, Livelihoods and the Circular Economy” in Brighton 27 – 29 June 2017

The CSCP is a contributing partner to the Conference and Michael Kuhndt, executive director of the CSCP will be part of the planery discussion on “Sustainable lifestyles, business models and social innovation in the circular economy” after a keynote by Joss Blériot of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The focuses is on the roles of new business […]

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| Posted May 31, 2017

How Europeans Can Hop on the Bicycle Highway to a Green Gym and Cycle to Healthier Sustainable Lifestyles

How would European societies look if they were healthier, sustainable, and equitable? This May, thirty experts set out to find answers to this question during the INHERIT scenario building expert workshop. The growing use of e-health services, a higher appreciation for well-being, and citizens as experts are only some of the directions identified by INHERIT […]

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| Posted May 22, 2017

Next ABNB Stakeholder-Workshop in Heilbronn on 23 May 2017

On May 23rd the next Stakeholder-Workshop takes place. Our member Kaufland is hosting the workshop on their premises in Heilbronn. The focus of the workshop will be upcoming pilot projects: Presentation of projects of our members: Kaufland Development of a joint project within the ABNB Exchange of information between the members Registration is already closed […]

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| Posted May 17, 2017

Where Are We Today in Adapting Behaviours for a Sustainable and Healthy Europe?

The state of the environment, our health, and levels of social equity are closely interrelated. The recently published INHERIT Baseline Report is the first of its kind looking at what can be done to encourage lifestyles that protect the environment and promote health equity by focusing on the way we live, move, and consume. The […]

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| Posted April 5, 2017

Close the Loop! Learn the Tools and Methods to Implement SDG 12 Successfully

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 […]

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| Posted April 3, 2017

Integrating the Lifestyle Perspective into the Circular Economy

Traditional business models, relying on large quantities of cheap and easily accessible materials and energy, are reaching their physical limits. Innovative business approaches, based on eco-design, repairing, refurbishing, and recycling, coupled with the spreading of a more sustainable lifestyle culture are fundamental! The European Commission adopted the Circular Economy Package 2015. This package refers to […]

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| Posted April 2, 2017

CSCP at G-STIC: Global Science, Technology & Innovation Conferences, 23-25 October 2017

To limit global temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius and to achieve the ambitious SDGs, a transition is needed to more resilient economic and social development models. This will require the world-wide implementation of new technologies, and new ways of producing and consuming, which will be presented and discussed at G-STIC. On 23-25 October […]

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| Posted April 1, 2017

First Happy Power Hour II Workshop Shines a Light on Dynamic Tariffs

What are the driving forces and challenges for the implementation of a dynamic electricity tariff? This February, the CSCP and Neue Effizienz of the Happy Power Hour II research consortium held the first workshop with companies to identify those hot spots and ultimately develop a methodology toolbox to enhance acceptance in the companies. The German […]