CICERONE is building a joint platform for efficient circular economy programming. If our societies are to make the switch to circular practices, all actors need to be involved and actively commit to transitioning a more sustainable economy. This is why CICERONE works in close cooperation with a variety of practitioners including government bodies, research & technology organisations, civil society, industry, innovative SMEs, startups, cities and investors.
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The Anatomy of Action activates people to contribute to SDG 12. It provides core actions people can take in the domains of Food, Mobility, Leisure (consumer goods and tourism) and Housing. They help activate sustainable living for people. UNEP developed this media toolkit with the Unschool of Disruptive Design, as a contribution to the One Planet Network Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Programme.
The Global Search for Sustainable Schools is an exciting new project being run under the Sustainable Lifestyles and Education (SLE) Programme. Nine countries across the world are coming together to run national competitions that will ask students to submit plans for making their schools sustainable. The winning schools will be given grants to implement their ideas from the beginning of 2020, turning their dreams into reality with the support of experts from their country and around the world.
Webinar on “Longer lifetime for products: a compelling case towards circularity” on 5th December (1:00pm-2:00pm CET)
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 lifetime extension and circularity concepts to their corporate strategies and how policy makers and civil society members can help too by making shifts in policy measures and daily routines
ACCELERATE: Active City-Community Engagement to Leverage Emissions Reduction through Activities that Transform Energy-use
ACCELERATE aims to strengthen sustainable consumption and production of energy use in Pasig City and Paranaque City by enhancing the implementation of the Philippine Green Building Code and Energy Efficiency and Conservation Law across the board by inspiring action from the private sector and local communities.
The GDS-Index is the world’s leading benchmarking and performance improvement program for business tourism destinations. It is a collaborative partnership between ICCA, ICCA’s Scandinavian Chapter, IMEX, ECM and MCI Group.
It offer training, tools, and a knowledge community to Destination Management Organisations and Convention Bureaus with the purpose to engage, inspire and enable destinations to become more sustainable places to visit, meet and thrive in. Its focus is on SDGs 9, 11, 12, & 17.
Join UNEP for a masterclass on Product Lifetime Extension at the India and Sustainability Standards conference 2019. The sixth edition of CRB’s Flagship Annual Conference ‘Market Dynamics & Social Dilemmas of Promoting Sustainable Business’, that will be held in November 2019 in India, is an opportune moment to deliver training on the theory and business strategies of Product Lifetime Extension. Register for the conference here: https://www.sustainabilitystandards.in/registration/
The theme of the 2019, the sixth edition of CRB’s Flagship Annual Conference is ‘Market Dynamics & Social Dilemmas of Promoting Sustainable Business’. Integrating sustainability into global and local value chains is becoming increasingly common, not only for creating equitable and inclusive growth, but also for shared value creation. While many recognize these new developments, there is a need for a shift in mindsets on what we perceive as growth and development.
The crowded planet and its globalizing economy face a global resource challenge. To survive in the long term, your business will need to innovate and take on the challenge of decoupling.
Starting with latest science from the International Resource Panel, the online course 'Resource Revolution Trainer' introduces steps for becoming a Resource Revolution Enterprise. It combines the science with new business analysis, including suggestions from the book Resource Revolution (Amazon 2014).
The objective of the search in South Africa, will be two-fold:
• To identify 7 schools in the Water Explorer network and others that demonstrate sustainability in all spheres of the school environment: teaching, learning and management and support them to further develop and upscale a sustainability project of their choice.
• At the same time support will be offered to mentor and support at least 25 schools on their quest to become more sustainable through the Water Explorer programme.
The project contributes to the disclosure of product sustainability information. It includes:
• Raising consumer awareness on textile products and their health and environmental effects, on more sustainable and toxic free options of textile products that are available on the market;
• Compiling information about the availability of consumer information and addressing existing gaps, undertaking a "road test" of the UNEP & ITC Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information, and publishing the results in a report
As the unique full member of GEN in Latin America, ABNT has been working hard in Latin America in order to show to the consumers, governments and companies the benefits of using Ecolabelling as a tool to enhance the environmental quality of products and to communicate to consumers, through a third-party certification, the environmental friendliness of Ecolabeled products.
PLZ stands for Península Lixo Zero, in English "Zero Waste Peninsula". The program was developed by future.camp® together with residents, businesses and organizations that already operate on the Peninsula of Maraú in Bahia, Brazil.
The objective is to radically improve the waste management on the peninsula, eliminating illegal dumping into a sensitive mangrove area. The term "zero waste" derives from "zero waste to landfill", which is the longterm goal of the program.
Encouraging young specialists to power the agri-food value chains and building sustainable business models
Sustainable lifestyles will be developed and replicated in Armenia’s academic and economic areas. Energy Institute/ University of Chile and Armenia’s National Polytechnic University will offer the academic program. Solak community micro-pilot will introduce business models in clean energy solutions for the local agri-food chains at small scale, adding value to the agri-food production. University-community partnership will empower young professionals and farmers to adopt sustainable lifestyles.
The purpose of this doctoral research project is to explore and evaluate consumer clothing disposal behaviours that are obstructing the transition to the circular economy. One of the reasons this is occurring is because consumers are depositing contaminated and misaligned clothing into the available disposal systems of permanent and temporary disposal and depositing clothing in their household bin. Qualitative multi-method consumer behaviour research methodologies will be applied from 2019-2020