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| Posted May 17, 2018

Meet Us at the BCI 2018 Global Cotton Conference and Discuss How to Scale Impact Through Collaboration 26 – 28 June 2018

At the BCI 2018 Global Cotton Conference in Brussels on 27 – 28 June 2018, the global cotton sector is coming together to discuss opportunities for collaboration for a sustainable future for the material. Join us and don’t miss the CSCP’s Cristina Fedato’s key note on future trends for supply chains in the textile sector. […]

| Posted May 9, 2018

EcoProcura 2018 Launches Registration and Extends Call for Contributions to 18 May 2018

Registration is now open for the EcoProcura 2018 conference on sustainable, circular, and innovation procurement, taking place from 3 – 5 October 2018 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. EcoProcura 2018, marking the 20th year of the conference series, will bring together over 400 procurers, policy makers, businesses, researchers and international organisations. The conference is organised by […]

| Posted May 3, 2018

Towards a Longer Life: Backpack Company FOND OF Develops Circular Solutions for Their Backpacks

How many of your old backpacks have been forgotten in the attic or on the top shelf of your closet? What if they could be given a second life rather than cluttering up your storage space? Together with the Mittelstand 4.0 – Kompetenzzentrum eStandards, the backpack company FOND OF is developing solutions for prolonging your […]

| Posted April 30, 2018

Bringing Value to the Mongolian Cashmere Wool Sector Through Sustainability

A cashmere wool sweater is considered a luxury product in Europe. Even though Mongolia has the second largest cashmere wool output in the world, the local infrastructure is not developed enough to process the raw material, and at the same time, unsustainable herding practices are ruining pastureland – the very basis for cashmere production. Our […]

| Posted April 12, 2018

Meet Us at “Nachhaltigkeit im Handel – From Fair Trade to Fair Business” at IHK Köln, 26 April 2018

Sustainability is gaining more and more relevance across sectors, and even well-established trade companies have to face the challenges of integrating sustainability strategies into their business models. Under the headline “From Fair Trade to Fair Business”, this session of the event series “Sustainability and Economic Success” sheds light on the relevance and potential of sustainability […]

| Posted April 11, 2018

Join Us for the Kompetenzzentrum eStandards Workshop “Digital Sustainable Supply Chains” on 9 May 2018 in Wuppertal!

Want to make your supply chains sustainable? Establishing transparency and sustainability along your entire supply chain helps with meeting customer demands, saving money, and making your business model more resilient. The CSCP is hosting the Kompetenzzentrum eStandards Co-Working Space in Wuppertal and will be organising a workshop looking at your challenges and needs in making […]

| Posted April 10, 2018

Joining Private and Public Forces to Overcome Common Challenges in Sustainable Procurement

CSCP brings together private and public actors to identify potential opportunities for cooperation. A workshop-series in April will allow deep-dives into key topics for defining common ground and the creation of a joint vision. Sustainable Procurement has been a key topic for the CSCP almost since its inception. Since public procurement accounts for a major […]

| Posted April 9, 2018

INHERIT Policy Route Map: 20 Policy Interventions to a Healthier, More Sustainable and Equitable Europe in 2040

If you leave your front door and walk for five minutes – can you reach a park? Or a forest? If it was up to the INHERIT project team, there would be a policy intervention that guarantees every citizen at least 0.5-1 hectare of greenspace within 300 meters of their home. Sound great? That’s because […]

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Artist Ulrika Eller-Rüter Joins the CSCP’s Co-Working Space

We welcomed artist Dr. Ulrika Eller-Rüter, Professor of Painting at Alanus University of the Arts and Sciences in Bonn and Founder of the “Kunst im sozialen Brennpunkt” Institute, to our Co-Working Space, where we talked about taking art into the board room and affecting change on a larger scale. Imagine walking out of the train […]

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Learn Which Types of Interventions Could Support More Resilient and Sustainable Food Value Chains

Price, quality, environmental impacts, working conditions, information, infrastructure, reputation, negotiation power, convenience, values, health concerns – these are all aspects that influence how food value chains function. But what drives these factors in the first place and what are their impacts on sustainable consumption and production? Most importantly: which types of interventions could support us […]