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| Posted September 24, 2018

Our First Popup Dialogue-Centre on the Future of Work (Wissenschaftsjahr 2018) Opens in Wuppertal on 17 October 2018

What will the working world of tomorrow look like? And what is your place in it? The best way to answer these and many more questions is through dialogue – between researchers, who can identify trends and statistics, politicians, who can change policies, and you, working people and citizens, who can shape the way we […]

| Posted September 18, 2018

Kompetenzzentrum eStandards Invites SMEs to “eStandards in der Praxis” Conference in Cologne on 26 November 2018

Titled “Leuchtturmprojekte: nachhaltig und wirtschaftlich digitalisieren – Strategien und Lösungen aus Anwendersicht”, this conference is explicitly meant for practitioners from SMEs, who want to devise and implement a digitalisation strategy or have already begun to do so. Meet fellow SMEs to learn about their digitalisation strategy, explore best practices with representatives from companies who have […]

| Posted September 4, 2018

German ‘Mittelstand’ Meets Digitalisation – Win Tickets to the DIGITAL FUTUREcongress in Essen on 8 November

Organisations face increasing demands when it comes to digitalisation. A comprehensive understanding of the topic, the right strategy for the organisation and very concrete solutions for implementing that strategy are needed. And with new regulations, data protection becomes increasingly complex. The DIGITAL FUTUREcongress is there to help! The congress’ motto this year is “Discover Business […]

| Posted August 22, 2018

Inherit Publishes Report and Videos: “Reaching The Triple-Win”

The INHERIT positive scenarios publication and videos give us a glimpse at the future. In a systemic manner, four different types of societies are carved out, in order to show us what it might look like to enable a good life by identifying and harnessing leverage points for systemic and effective change. “We’re lucky nowadays. […]

| Posted August 7, 2018

Save the Date for the #InheritYourFuture FORUM in Vienna on 21 November 2018

What will the future of transportation look like? How will we stay healthy, and how can we keep our environment healthy as well? Together, we can imagine a future that serves us in different ways and design the necessary policies, actions, products and services to get there. #InheritYourFuture is a European exchange of ideas on […]

| Posted July 30, 2018

Sustainable Procurement Hub Project Shows the Advantages of an Exchange Hub Between Private and Public Actors

Take a ride into the beautiful back hills of the Bergische Land, past Lindlar and into the green, lush woods, towards :metabolon. A guide from :metabolon tells you that you have just climbed a landfill and you are standing on tonnes of household trash from the 1970s. Suddenly, it becomes very clear why end-of-life thinking […]

| Posted July 25, 2018

Starting Project SUS Island Mauritius Creates Positive Impact Through Tourism by Addressing Sustainability Challenges

Billions of people travel domestically and internationally every year. The value created by these travellers makes up 10.4% of global GDP and accounts for 313 million jobs – 1 in every 10 jobs worldwide. 1 in 5 of all jobs created in 2017* were created in the tourism sector. As the same time, however, tourism […]

| Posted July 15, 2018

The CSCP Partners with the Conference “Revolution in Food and Biomass Production (Refab)” in Cologne 1 – 2 October 2018

Today’s global agriculture faces a myriad of problems that range from desertification and loss of fertil soil to over-fertilisation. These pose a significant risk to biodiversity and food security. REFAB brings together experts from research and industry to collaborate for cutting-edge solutions to these problems and enable a high-tech revolution in the production of food, […]

| Posted July 14, 2018

Over 50 Leading NGOs Accelerating Sustainable Behaviour Worldwide

The Academy of Change is our new programme on sustainable behaviour designed for future leaders working on climate change and sustainability in the NGO sector. This month we kicked off the programme’s first module with over 50 leading NGOs from all over the world. Over the course of the Academy, we will learn new and […]

| Posted July 11, 2018

Project Kick-off: SWITCH Africa GOALAN Will Implement SCP to Revitalise Kenya’s Horticulture Sector

The horticultural sector contributes to Kenya’s economy by nearly USD 1.03 billion in 2016 from exports of fresh produce. Unfortunately, the sector poses significant environmental impacts due to unsustainable water consumption and pollution from overuse of fertilizers and pesticides. Our project GOALAN will tackle these issues in collaboration with MSMEs, policy makers and financial institutions. […]