Investing in a Good Life
Who we are
The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) is an international nonprofit Think and Do tank that works with businesses, policy makers, partner organisations and civil society towards a good life
Since its launch in 2017, the Competence Centre eStandards has directly reached over 14,000 companies as part of its goal to bring digitalisation and standardisation to German Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). In the second phase, the project looks to maximise its positive impact by strengthening the work on sustainability and focusing on new thematic priorities: Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain technology, and platform economy.
15 years of working towards a good life for all and looking ahead: How can we support the global recovery and transition to a sustainable life now and in the years to come? We want to celebrate our birthday by focussing on four topics that we believe could have great impact right now. Click here to find out about the topics and how to collaborate with us!
This policy paper discusses the role of the EU in driving sustainable consumption towards and beyond 2030. It identifies challenges for doing so and potential opportunities for overcoming them. Five policy themes are suggested as particularly promising for systems change. Those are: the active promotion of a green fiscal reform, a centralised system for environmental product information, the provision of funding to advance the sustainable consumption agenda, the exploration of best practice and scalability of integrating behavioural insights into policies and the expansion of circular and green procurement guidelines.
Call for Collabortion
The most vulnerable, and therefore the hardest hit by the Corona pandemic are developing countries. There, due to high levels of informality, lack of infrastructure, and poorer living conditions, the effects of the pandemic are felt way more severely. We must, therefore, enhance our international collaboration to support these countries not only in overcoming the present crisis, but also in strengthening their resilience for the future.
If you are interested in collaborating with the CSCP, the Co-Working Space might be the right starting place for you. To find out more, contact Ramon Külpmann.
"WRAP are delighted to partner with the CSCP to find ways of transferring the collaborative approach to food waste measurement and prevention in the UK to Germany. Together with the CSCP we want to find innovative ways to decrease food waste in Germany with a broad coalition of companies, civil society actors, political institutions and scientific institutes."
David Rogers, International Food Waste Programme Manager, WRAP