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| Posted July 11, 2018

The CSCP Partners with the Conference “Revolution in Food and Biomass Production (Refab)” in Cologne 1 – 2 October 2018

Today’s global agriculture faces a myriad of problems that range from desertification and loss of fertil soil to over-fertilisation. These pose a significant risk to biodiversity and food security. REFAB brings together experts from research and industry to collaborate for cutting-edge solutions to these problems and enable a high-tech revolution in the production of food, […]

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Project Kick-off: SWITCH Africa GOALAN Will Implement SCP to Revitalise Kenya’s Horticulture Sector

The horticultural sector contributes to Kenya’s economy by nearly USD 1.03 billion in 2016 from exports of fresh produce. Unfortunately, the sector poses significant environmental impacts due to unsustainable water consumption and pollution from overuse of fertilizers and pesticides. Our project GOALAN will tackle these issues in collaboration with MSMEs, policy makers and financial institutions. […]

| Posted July 10, 2018

CSCP Shares Experiences With Voluntary Agreements as Policy Instruments for Food Waste Reduction

Picture the great pyramid of Khufu, Giza – it is estimated to weigh about 6 million tonnes. Now imagine fourteen such pyramids, and you are still four tonnes short of the food waste produced annually in the EU alone. The EU REFRESH Project sets out to find and share information and best practice on food […]

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Call for Collaboration – Digital Responsibility as Part of Corporate Strategy

Digitalisation fundamentally alters the way we do business and how we interact with one another and with our environment. This challenges all of us to shape this new playing field to enable a good life for everyone. There are great opportunities for organisations as well as for sustainability, but with them, we also face new […]

| Posted July 9, 2018

Wissenschaftsjahr is Coming to Your City – Plan Your Visit at Our Popup Dialogue-Centers

What does tomorrow’s working world look like? Will we partner with robots to do the computationally expensive work so we can follow our creative instincts? Will we connect with colleagues from all over the world in virtual offices while never leaving the comfort of our homes? What new jobs will be created when data and […]

| Posted July 8, 2018

A Big Step for a Climate-Friendly Future for North Rhine-Westphalia, One Final Step for the ILoNa Project

The logistics sector has enormous potential for incorporating practices that take into consideration the social and ecological aspects of all steps along the way. Over the course of three years, our ILoNa Project looked at the interaction of customer behavior and logistics services and worked out the future challenges for the sector on its way […]

| Posted July 7, 2018

The CSCP Partners with the Conference “Revolution in Food and Biomass Production (Refab)” in Cologne, Join Us 1 – 2 October 2018

Today’s global agriculture faces a myriad of problems that range from desertification and loss of fertil soil to over-fertilisation. These pose a significant risk to biodiversity and food security. REFAB brings together experts from research and industry to collaborate for cutting-edge solutions to these problems and enable a high-tech revolution in the production of food, […]

| Posted June 27, 2018

Apply Now! “Sharing and the City”, the Interdisciplinary Autumn Academy in Wuppertal on 1 – 5 October 2018

What can sharing contribute to a more sustainable lifestyle, future work patterns and local consumption patterns in cities? What is the potential for sustainable business? The participants of this year’s academy will discuss these and other questions while developing creative new concepts. ‘Sharing’ has become a trend in many parts of Europe and has been […]