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| Posted November 24, 2020

Circular Economy at a City Level

Imagine a city that promotes the transition from a linear to a circular economy in an integrated and inclusive way by collaborating with municipalities, utility companies, citizens, businesses, and the research community to develop and test business models that decouple resource use from economic growth. A city that maintains the value and utility of products, […]

| Posted November 17, 2020

Join Our CSR.digital Online Conference “Digital Leadership” on 8 December 2020

In times when working remotely has become the new normal, many organisations, including Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs), are facing numerous challenges: how to build trust in remote teams, maintain a feeling of togetherness, and ensure long-term employee satisfaction? CSR.digital will address these questions with a group of experts during the online conference “Digital Leadership […]

| Posted November 17, 2020

How Vaude Innovates with ‘Product-As-a-Service Business Models’

How many times a year does one use a drilling machine, a backpack or a tent, if at all? Most likely, just a couple of times. Despite that, consumers spend a lot of money on products that, after sporadic use, are stored for most part of the year. The story of Vaude is an example […]

| Posted November 12, 2020

Join Our Webcast “Putting Solutions in the Shopping Basket” on 19 November 2020

How can retailers in the food sector play an active role in supporting the transition towards healthier and more sustainable food consumption in view of the Farm to Fork Strategy, part of the EU Green Deal? What can we learn from behavioural interventions applied in real-life contexts and what is the way ahead to scale […]

| Posted November 12, 2020

CSCP Appointed to the Sparkasse Wuppertal Sustainability Committee

Banks and other financial institutions have been increasingly in the spotlight in the face of growing expectations related to their role in addressing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concerns. The Coronavirus pandemic has brought certain sustainability aspects, such as emergency readiness or resilience capacities, even more to the fore. To be fit for a changing […]

| Posted November 10, 2020

Product Responsibility as Value and Revenue Generator: The Case of Rockwool

The construction industry accounts for 40% of global energy use, 30% of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, approximately 12% of water use, and nearly 40% of waste*. Green buildings can not only curb the footprint, but also be a catalyst to address major policy frameworks such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by ensuring health and […]

| Posted November 9, 2020

The Academy of Change Call for Applications is Open – Apply Now!

Are you a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and looking to scale up your impact? Our successful Academy of Change (AoC) programme is a unique opportunity for state-of-the-art knowledge on how to enable sustainable behaviour change in practice. The call for application for the third round of the AoC is open – apply now! Embracing more sustainable […]

| Posted November 6, 2020

Watch Our Online Workshop “Nudging & Beyond: Consumers Towards Circular Behaviour”

How to turn existing behavioural science and circular economy know-how into a stepwise process that makes it easier for consumers to take up circular behaviours? Conversely, how to use consumer behaviours to inform decisions at other hallmarks of the value chain? Are you curious about these questions but you missed our online workshop “Nudging and […]

| Posted November 5, 2020

Third BOOM Camp on Food Wraps Up Successfully

During our third and last BOOM career orientation camp for 2020, teenagers between 14-17 had the chance to engage with the topic of food in unique and inspiring ways: building geodomes for urban food growing, recycling food packaging, and cooking with wild herbs and plants. The camp, which was held in October at the Jugendakademie […]

| Posted October 28, 2020

The Discussion Paper “Sustainable Supply Chains” is Published

In an ever more globalised world, supply chains organised solely on a regional basis have shrunk considerably. About two thirds of today’s world trade is based on global value chains and supply networks. Despite their positive impact on employment rates and prosperity levels, global supply chains are also characterised by extreme social, ecological, and economic […]