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| Posted April 21, 2021

The PathoCERT Project Publishes Its Baseline Report on the Emergency Systems

Managing emergency situations requires the collaboration and coordination of various actors from different organisations and institutions. Protecting communities and strengthening their resilience is a complex and intricate task. The baseline report of the PathoCERT project describes the emergency management frameworks of five European countries and South Korea. The report highlights the challenges they face and […]

| Posted April 21, 2021

When Banks Become Local Enablers for Sustainability

Good for [your city], was the motto of the German savings banks (Sparkassen) some time ago, referring to the traditionally strong ties to their respective locations and their broad range of tasks between financial services, services of general interest, and orientation toward the common good. While cities and businesses are facing major transformation challenges, regional […]

| Posted April 15, 2021

Join Our Online Barcamp “Sustainability and Digitalisation” on 6 May 2021

How can digitalisation promote transparency, sustainable value chains and resource efficiency? How does digitalisation support the transition to a circular economy? What does the EU Green Deal mean for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and what role does digitalisation play in this? Do you also ponder these questions? What else is relevant for your business? […]

| Posted March 25, 2021

The CSCP Will Lead the European Circular Academy

How can we bridge the attitude-action gap among consumers toward more sustainable, circular behaviours in Europe? Our academy will take you there! In a Eurobarometer survey, 94% of respondents considered protecting the environment as important to them personally and many associated it with the need of engaging with circular behaviours, such as sorting their waste […]

| Posted March 24, 2021

From Niche to Mainstream: Dilemmas of Upscaling Sustainability

Mainstreaming sustainability – that is, upscaling solutions that support social and environmental sustainability – is a complex task. Recent research of our project Urban Up takes a closer look on upscaling obstacles and identifies strategies to overcome them. There are so many solutions out there for a sustainable living, yet the hoped-for- change on a […]

| Posted March 24, 2021

„We #MoveTheDate: Local Responses for a Good Life“ Project is Launched

Scientific data shows that the planet’s resources are being vastly overused. This is our context. How can we then build a future that is both socially as well as environmentally sustainable? The CSCP has joined forces to find creative solutions that move the date of the German and the Earth Overshoot Day. Together with the […]

| Posted March 24, 2021

The CSCP and Transgourmet Germany Collaborate for Less Packaging Waste

A single German citizen generates over 220 kilograms of packaging waste per year, according to the Federal Environment Agency (UBA). In response, the German federal government launched a new packaging act (VerpackG) in 2019, which along with the new EU strategy for plastics is set to increase recycling rates and boost reusability. This has led […]

| Posted March 17, 2021

The Academy of Change (AoC) Has Kicked-Off its Third Round

Having previously trained over 100 representatives of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from more than 25 countries, the Academy of Change (AoC) capacity building programme has launched its third round. The programme, a uniquely designed format, supports NGOs to increase their impact by integrating behavioural insights into their work. The third round of the Academy of Change […]

| Posted March 17, 2021

Our weiter_wirken Capacity Building Programme Wraps Up Successfully

Be it promoting biodiverse gardens, boosting sustainable fashion or fostering more sustainable food choices, our capacity-building programme weiter_wirken supported non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to increase the impact of their projects by successfully incorporating behaviour change know-how. The programme, which started in October 2020, offered a four-part workshop series to help participants design effective behaviour change interventions […]