Six GEN members were recently awarded grants from GEN to produce short films about ecolabelling to promote World Ecolabel Day. These professionally produced videos reflect the approach to ecolabelling in China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Thailand. They can be viewed here: https://www.globalecolabelling.net/what-is-eco-labelling/type-1-ecolabel-videos/
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Webinar on the ‘Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information’ for those in the Sustainable Lifestyles & Education Programme
You are invited to attend a webinar on the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information a practical tool on how to communicate the sustainability attributes of products. The webinar will be held in English and will walk through the 10 principles of how to make reliable claims, featuring real life case studies we have collected from organisations working in the area of sustainable lifestyles.
Webinar on the ‘Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information’ especially for those in the buildings & construction sector
This is a closed webinar for members of the One Planet network Sustainable Buildings and Construction and Sustainable Public Procurement programmes. The webinar will feature the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information – a practical tool on how to communicate the sustainability attributes of products. The webinar will be specifically for those working in buildings and construction and will explore sustainability information in the building sector, status quo and challenges.
Everyone on Earth is affected by the impacts of food and plastic waste. Join our conversation on leaving no one behind in the collective journey towards SDG12 and more sustainable consumption and production patterns. With a focus on the hospitality sector, this discussion will present practical initiatives and strategies from those leading on implementation of SDG 12 through the One Planet network.
Real people, real solutions, One Planet.
The Life Cycle Initiative is a public-private, multi-stakeholder partnership enabling the global use of credible life cycle knowledge by private and public decision makers.
Hosted by UN Environment, the Initiative is the interface between users and experts of Life Cycle approaches. It provides a global forum to ensure a science-based, consensus-building process to support policies. It delivers authoritative opinion on sound tools and approaches in order to achieve global goals more efficiently.
The aim of Dunia Designs is to close the loop between production and waste, making consumers active participants in environmental protection by giving a second life to waste plastics. In this way, the enterprise is helping consumers to strike a key balance between lifestyle quality and sustainability. By tapping off waste plastic and feeding it back into the growing global demand for home and lifestyle products, Dunia Designs contribute to a reduction in both forest depletion and plastic waste.
Join for a webinar on Product Lifetime Extension.
You will learn what product lifetime extension is and what it means for everyone on the planet. We will highlight how businesses can apply product life=me extension and circularity concepts to their corporate strategies and how policy makers and civil society members can help too by making shiFs in policy measures and daily routines.
Conference: Sustainable Consumption for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Worldwide - 30 September 2019, Berlin
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) invite to the conference Sustainable Consumption for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Worldwide. The one-day event will take place on September 30, 2019 in Berlin. The conference launches the study Protecting biodiversity and ecosystem services worldwide through sustainable consumption and invites for discussion.
Schibsted provides a platform that facilitates second hand trade for our users. Every day millions of people buy and sell used items on Schibsted’s marketplaces around the world. Every time someone participates in secondhand trade it is an engagement for our common future. We call it the Second Hand Effect. Thanks to a unique report with data from ten of Schibsted’s marketplaces we can convert the environmental benefit from our users’ trade into numbers and the result is astonishing.
The UNESCO Chair on Education for Sustainable Lifestyles promotes an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation on education for sustainable lifestyles. It facilitates collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff working on education for sustainable lifestyles from around the world.
The future at once holds great peril and great promise.The Earth Charter Initiative counts on a diverse, interactive, global youth network representing over 100 countries from around the world to promote and implement the Earth Charter locally and globally. Those active in the Youth Network have embraced and integrated the Earth Charter into their studies, work, and daily lives. Youth can further develop their capacity and increase their impact as leaders through engaging with the Earth Charter.
Our aim is to give a voice to the family farmers, to tell their stories through social media, and to share lessons of their experiences through familiar platforms.
We will provide a space to record sustainable small scale farmers stories to share with the emerging generation of farmers. Their stories will be recognised and their knowledge shared through Podcasts, Video, Blogs and downloadable tutorials that the next generation of farmers of the Global North and South can easily access.
geoFootprint is a multi-stakeholder initiative launched by Quantis in 2018 with aim to merge GIS technology (i.e. satellite imagery) and the life cycle assessment (LCA) framework, into a public web-based platform. It will provide transparent and granular information on the environmental footprint of crop production including farm and upstream activities, displayed though a broad choice of maps and environmental metrics.
The International Convention on Sustainable Trade and Standards (ICSTS) is an international framework that aims to uphold multi-stakeholder dialogue on voluntary sustainability standards. The Convention is dedicated to the practicalities of leveraging sustainability standards as a mean to foster sustainable global value chains and green exports, while addressing the challenges and opportunities where these standards can eventually contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).