Deutsche Telekom and CSCP are embarking on a ‘Sustainable Entrepre-neurship Journey’ in Cape Town, South Africa on April 12-15, 2011 Inspiration, Education and Capacity Development to Enable Sustainable Entrepreneurship in the ICT Sector SMART Start-up – Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is the outgrowth of the CSCP experience in supporting education on Sustainable Entrepreneurship. After the 2008 program “Introducing Sustainable Lifestyles and Sustainable Entrepreneurship into African universities and colleges”, the CSCP has been developing tools and providing trainings to sensitize the academic community and the youth in Sustainable Entrepreneurship and to develop the ca [...]
14-15 March 2011 in London Under the title “Smart CSOs Conference” the Action Town project organises its final conference on 14-15 March 2011 in London. Due to the magnitude of the global environmental and social crises and the lack of progress in tackling them, there is a need for civil society organisations (CSOs) to reconsider their strategies in support of a transition to a sustainable economy and society. A select group of invited civil society leaders, researchers, experts and funders will come together to discuss ideas and practical ways forward for more effective CSO strategies.
Welcome to the latest edition of the Newsletter of the CSCP, the home for making sustainable consumption and production happen. Here at the CSCP we believe that a sustainable world of decent living conditions for all is not only possible but with the right combination of research and action also achievable. How can swarming help against warming? When are hotspots a part of the solution to a shift towards sustainable lifestyles? How can school children inspire sustainable living while competing for prizes and having fun? We explore this and more, with news of the best, diverse ideas and initiatives from Pakistan to China and the Fair Trade town of Wuppertal.
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About 2.6 billion people live on less than 2 dollars per day while the current ecological footprint of global consumption and production (SCP) patterns exceeds the earth’s capacity to regenerate. In view of this social, economic and environmental crisis, governments, business and civil society around the world will need to take collective action.