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| Posted October 16, 2017

CSCP Moderating Three Sessions at Ruhr Summit 2017 on 19 – 20 October

This year’s Ruhr Summit in Dortmund features a dedicated Impact Summit, bringing together entrepreneurs, financiers, and social change-makers. The CSCP is official partner of this landmark event that will be the largest of its kind in Germany. In sessions on October 19., CSCP’s Executive Director Michael Kuhndt will share his views on Foodpreneurship, while Alexis […]

| Posted September 29, 2017

G-STIC Kicks Off a Global Exchange of Solutions – Let’s Collaborate!

Titled “Connecting Technological Innovation to Decision Making for Sustainability,” the first G-STIC Conference will take place from 23-25 October in Brussels. The Global Science Technology and Innovation Conference focuses on applying digitalisation, technology and innovation to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) . The CSCP is leading the theme on integrated ICT solutions for the SDGs […]

| Posted September 28, 2017

Kick Off Food Waste Training Programme with German Retailer PENNY

Worldwide, nearly 30% of food is wasted along the agrifood supply chain. The food resources lost and wasted in Europe alone would be enough to feed all hungry people in the world two times over (European Commission 2015). The REFRESH project and the signatories to the voluntary agreements for action it has set up in […]

| Posted September 26, 2017

Accelerating the Resource Revolution! Join Us at the World Resources Forum 24 – 25 October

Two years after the establishment of two historic global agreements – the SDGs and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change – leaders and other change agents from government, business, research and NGOs will meet to Geneva to talk about how to accelerate the Resource Revolution. Raymond Slaughter, Senior Advisor at CSCP, along with other partners from our R2Pi Project will be conducting […]

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Competence Centre Industry 4.0 & Digitalisation Launched

Can the digital transformation and industry 4.0 significantly enable sustainable business models and the circular economy? On 12 September we celebrated the kick-off of the “Mittelstand-4.0 Kompetenzzentrum eStandards”, a competence centre that brings digitalisation and standardisation to German small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It is part of the digitalisation strategy of the German industry called […]

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Meet us at the Global Green Growth Week in Ethiopia 17 – 20 October 2017

How can we improve lives, improve the environment and improve the economy at the same time? Spurred by the SGDs and the Paris Agreement, Ethiopia is hosting the Green Growth Week to find solutions in Africa that support a good life on the continent. The Global Green Growth Institute in partnership with the Federal Democratic Republic […]

| Posted September 21, 2017

Join Us in Realizing Circular Economy Opportunities for the Logistics Sector – Workshop 10 Oct 2017 in Essen

We will be discussing new circular economy solutions in reverse logistics and innovative packaging. Companies like DPDHL will be part of our Open Innovation Workshop On Circular Economy. It was initiated by the “Innovation Platform on Logistics for Sustainable Lifestyles” of the ILoNa project. With more electric cars and bikes on the streets in the […]

| Posted September 14, 2017

Changing the Workplace – How Startups Become Attractive Employers, Workshop on October 12th in Essen

The CSR Hub NRW addresses social, ecological and financial issues startups are facing. In October we will have a closer look at the importance of work culture and organisational development. In our workshop the CEO of Cologne based start-up HAFERVOLL will share his insights in the topic – and pose a challenge to the participants. […]

| Posted September 7, 2017

Join Us at the Trade for Sustainable Development Forum 2017 on 25-27 September in Geneva

How can partnerships promote sustainable value chains? Find out at the T4SD Forum 2017! Cristina Fedato, CSCP’s Team Leader on Sustainable Infrastructure, Products and Services, will be speaking on public-private partnerships for sustainability, involving policymakers at the national and international level on Monday 25 Sept 2017. We are looking forward to seeing you there! Register here […]

| Posted September 5, 2017

Upscaling Strategies for an Urban Sharing Society in Wuppertal

Sharing has many different aspects, for example: What can be shared? Which system/ business model stands behind it? Who is using sharing services and why? How can a city foster sharing in its society and economy by adapting institutional and political settings? What are the sustainability impacts of sharing on the local level? How can […]