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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 sustainable planet

Featured News

EU Plastics Strategy Opens Doors for Rethinking Business Models

150 000 to 500 000 tonnes of plastic waste are dumped in the oceans yearly – from the EU alone*. And this only accounts for a small percentage of worldwide plastic litter, as 80% of all plastic waste enters the oceans from Asia. While we are watching the large plastic vortices in the ocean, perhaps as we sip a drink through a plastic straw from a convenient plastic cup, we forget that these are ‘single use’ plastics. Now the EU plans to put an end to that – opening up avenues for new products, changing lifestyles, and entire new business models…


Featured Tools

How to Future-proof Your Products and Services and Become a Sustainability Trailblazer

While we offer a variety of Think and Do Services to all actors in society, we have created fact sheets for your organisations and municipalities to get a quick and clear overview of our top tools to future-proof your products and services through procurement strategies, holistic impact assessments, sustainable portfolios and business model innovation.

Featured Publication

Green Retail: a Handbook for Retailers in Mauritius

This handbook targets retailer companies in Mauritius which sell fresh fruits and vegetables who are willing to assess sustainability risks and opportunities, instil green practices in their supply chains and engage consumers for more sustainable lifestyles.

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Systemic and Innovative Thinkers for Sustainable Digitalisation

Information and communication technology has become indispensable in our daily lives. Making connectivity pervasive, it has fundamentally changed our interaction with each other and with the world, and will continue to do so at an accelerated speed.


Artist Ulrika Eller-Rüter Joins the CSCP’s Co-Working Space

We welcomed artist Dr. Ulrika Eller-Rüter, Professor of Painting at Alanus University of the Arts and Sciences in Bonn and Founder of the “Kunst im sozialen Brennpunkt” Institute, to our Co-Working Space, where we talked about taking art into the board room and affecting change on a larger scale.


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 Katharina Luckner.

"CSCP promotes innovation and provides significant support to finding sustainable development solutions. In the realm of sustainable consumption, it inspires new ways of thinking sustainability, placing the individual as the starting point of change, understanding that less consumption is driven by wellbeing and happiness."

Marina Bortoletti, UNEP Brazil