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| Posted February 25, 2019

Food Waste Reduction Training With PENNY Apprentices Successfully Completed

By early summer 2018, almost 900 PENNY trainees had been trained on reducing food waste as part of a REFRESH pilot project in Germany. Now the food retailer PENNY and the CSCP wanted to know to what extent the topic was still fresh on the apprentices’ minds months after the training. The CSCP — in […]

| Posted February 24, 2019

Application to the Procura+ Awards for Innovative and Sustainable Procurements is Open – Submit Yours Until 31 March!

Public authorities can now submit their applications to the 2019 edition of the Procura+ Awards, a major and prestigious recognition of procurements and related initiatives with remarkable economic, environmental and social impacts, or innovation elements. The Procura+ Awards is an initiative of the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives, ICLEI, in co-operation with the EU-funded […]

| Posted February 23, 2019

Cookin’ Hope Workshop on 26 February – Discuss How to Integrate Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Germany through Professional Training

Germany faces a significant shortage of skilled workers in a number of sectors. It is also home to a large number of refugees and asylum seekers. The Cooking Hope Project facilitates asylum seekers’ professional integration in the gastronomy sector as well as addressing the shortage of skilled labor in that sector. In 2018, the state […]

| Posted February 6, 2019

Popup Dialogue-Centre Opens its Doors in Cologne

The Popup Dialogue-Centre “Durchblick” opens its doors for citizens in Cologne. It is dedicated to the questions and answers on the digitalisation of work. Which technologies will be pioneering in the future and which social and ecological aspects will play a role? What hopes and worries do we associate with digitalisation? In the travelling exhibition, […]

| Posted January 30, 2019

How to Convey a Message for a Broad Audience – With a Little Film and a Lot of Fun

We all know that food value chains have a high potential for improvements in terms of sustainability. But what would happen if we ask the products we consume how they feel? As part of the Action Alliance for Bananas (ABNB) project the CSCP created a video to sensitise consumers to start to think about aspects […]

| Posted January 24, 2019

Siegelklarheit at Neonyt – International Hub for Fashion, Sustainability and Innovation

A mixture of conference, fair and fashion show – Neonyt, formerly Greenshowroom, a B2B event during the Berlin Fashion Week is all about sustainability in fashion. “CHANGE. FASHION. TOGETHER” was the theme of this year’s neonyt hub and the CSCP was in the middle of the action representing the Siegelklarheit project. Sustainability in the textile […]

| Posted January 23, 2019

#InheritFutureForum in Vienna Provides a Glimpse at the Future With Promising Practices For Sustainable Lifestyles

From vegetable gardens in schools to apps that motivate people to cycle to work – the Future Forum brought together promising practices for sustainable, healthy and equitable lifestyles from all over Europe. The CSCP’s INHERIT project organised the Future Forum with the aim to show how we can stay healthy, while keeping our environment healthy […]

| Posted January 21, 2019

Participants Develop Strategies for Digital Sustainable Supply Chains in Kompetenzzentrum eStandards Workshop in Bottrop

How can a service provider in the social sector implement digital sustainable supply chains? In one workshop as part of a series of three hosted by the Economic Development Agency Bottrop, experts from the Kompetenzzentrum eStandards and representatives from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) explore the possibilities that digital sustainable supply chains hold for their […]

| Posted January 20, 2019

The CSCP Co-authors the Policy Paper on Sustainable Consumption as Part of the #Think2030 30×30 Actions for a Sustainable Europe.

The policy paper, which is part of a series covering all major environmental challenges, not only shows that we need to change what we consume, but also how, how much and why! Besides spelling out the challenges, the paper also maps out what changes in European policies could help citizens live prosperous, peaceful and healthy […]

| Posted December 18, 2018

Popup Dialogue-Centre Opens its Doors in Hildesheim

The Popup Dialogue-Centre “Durchblick” opens its doors for citizens in Hildesheim. It is dedicated to the questions and answers on the digitalisation of work. Which technologies will be pioneering in the future and which social and ecological aspects will play a role? What hopes and worries do we associate with digitalisation? In the travelling exhibition, […]