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| Posted October 17, 2019

The CSCP Heads the First-Ever Centre for Economics and Digital Responsibility in the State of North Rhine-Westphalia.

How can companies contribute to improving the quality of life for everyone in times of digitalisation? How can companies successfully adopt sustainability as a part of their digital strategy? The newly set up centre aims to answer these questions by encouraging small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to introduce a long-term concept on economic, ecological, digital […]

| Posted October 15, 2019

GOALAN Project Organises a 3-Day Train the Trainers Programme for Women and Youth Entrepreneurs in Kenya

Can ‘imperfect’ fruits and vegetables be recycled and given new life? Also, can the ‘agents of change’, help pass on the information about sustainable methods of farming? In the training programme organised by the Switch Africa Green ‘GOALAN’ project in Njambini, Kenya, over 40 women and youth entrepreneurs learned through practical demonstrations how they can […]

| Posted October 10, 2019

BMWi’s AI Innovation Competition – The CSCP Is the Proud Partner of A Winning Consortium

16 consortiums won the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Innovation Competition run by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi) and will have the chance to start implementing their AI-related project ideas from early 2020 onwards. Among the 16 winners is the project “REIF: Resource-efficient, Economic and Intelligent Foodchain”, which aims to revolutionise the food industry […]

| Posted October 2, 2019

Dr Klaus Töpfer — Founding Member of the CSCP — Awarded the Prestigious State Prize

Prime Minister Armin Laschet awarded the State Prize of North Rhine-Westphalia to Prof. Dr. Klaus Töpfer on 16 September for his decades of outstanding commitment to international service in environmental protection, nature conservation and global sustainable development, as well as for his service to his home state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The award ceremony took place […]

| Posted October 1, 2019

The CSCP Contributes to Recent EEA Report – ‘Paving the Way for a Circular Economy: Insights on Status and Potentials’

While circularity can minimise waste and resource extraction, improve resource efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and contribute to conserving biodiversity, a recent report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) states that the circular economy initiatives in Europe are still in their “infancy”. In its report titled ‘Paving the way for a circular economy: insights on status […]

| Posted September 30, 2019

The CSCP Joins Leading German Association on Alternative Protein Sources

The German Association for Alternative Protein Sources (Bundesverband für alternative Proteinquellen e.V., or Bal-Pro) officially kicked-off this summer. The Association’s members come from a network of start-ups, food companies and experts. They will come together to create a platform that provides transparent and comprehensible information on alternative protein sources. The CSCP is a member of […]

| Posted September 29, 2019

Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University Students Visit the CSCP as Part of ‘Tour De CSR’

The students of Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University of Applied Sciences (H-Brs) attended a workshop organised by the CSCP to learn about developing innovative Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities that facilitate the concept of circular cities. This was a part of their one-week CSR course where they cycled to different organisations in the Rhineland and Ruhr area to […]

| Posted September 25, 2019

A Day at the Global Climate Strike

We need to be a part of the conversation about climate change now since, as so many world leaders are making key decisions that pave the way forward to meet or not meet our climate targets. The CSCP team took time off to join the Global Climate Strike demonstrations in the cities of Wuppertal, Cologne, […]

| Posted September 24, 2019

Join Our “Transitioning to Circular Business Models Conference” on 24 Oct 2019 in Brussels

Businesses the world over are recognising the need to change their business models to a more circular one. With customers becoming more aware and eco-conscious, along with the international focus on the production, consumption, and disposal of products throughout the globe, there is a need now more than ever for businesses to transition. Our upcoming […]

| Posted September 17, 2019

Join Us and Support the Global Climate Strike on 20 September

Under the hashtag AlleFürsKlima (all for climate) the youth-led global #FridaysforFuture movement is asking all members of society to show their support and join the upcoming Global Climate Strike Day on 20 September 2019. We are excited about the response by civil society, companies, NGOs, as well as many other organisations who are supporting this day. […]