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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.
WEBINAR: “Orientaciones para el suministro de información relativa a la sostenibilidad de los productos”
Join for a webinar on “Orientaciones para el suministro de información relativa a la sostenibilidad de los productos” - the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information in Spanish. The Webinar will be held on 25th or 26th September 2019. Please indicate you preference before the 24th August here: https://doodle.com/poll/h9hvstrcf6vhiqfm
Webinar: The importance of using Ecolabel Type 1 as a technical requirement in green public procurement (GPP)
On August 6th and 7th we will present a webinar, with participation of the Brazilian government, about: The importance of using Ecolabel Type 1 as a technical requirement in green public procurement (GPP).
On August 6th the event will be presented in Spanish and on August 7th the event will be presented in English. Both events will occur at 6pm BST.
Join this webinar to learn about a new green product certification in Sri Lanka. In a project undertaken from 2017 as part of the 10YFP Trust Fund, the agri-food sector in Sri Lanka was focused on to establish more sustainable consumption and production practices. Improving access to information amongst consumers and businesses was a key aim as surveys showed a lack of awareness of sustainable produce among consumers, a lack of standards, and limited certification systems at affordable prices.
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).
Circular economy and sustainable supply chains are issues that procurers can influence by taking real action. During two webinars TCO Development and partners will explain how to outline procurement making IT products more circular and sustainable.
On-demand access webinars Circular IT in practice:
Real world solutions https://tcocertified.com/news/circular-it-in-practice-real-world-solutions/
The purchaser perspective https://tcocertified.com/news/webinar-circular-it-in-practice-the-purchase
In May, 2019, Quantis hosted 4 dynamic sessions at Sustainable Brands Paris on 1) internal engagement, 2) sustainability brand positioning, 3) eco-design, and 4) crafting credible and inspiring consumer communications. In the fourth chapter, we welcomed Beatriz Martins Carneiro from UN Environment to present 10 principles from their Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information to ensure credible communications.
The Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI) is a multi-stakeholder initiative that brings together members of the international floriculture supply-chain. FSI members collaborate to improve practices and drive positive change in the sustainable production and trade of flowers and plants. A total of 14 international voluntary sustainable standards and schemes make up the FSI Basket.
The Advance SCP project promotes sustainable consumption and production (SCP) patterns in eight emerging economies spread across SouthEast Asia, Africa and Latin America. The project takes the countries’ needs and preferences into consideration. UN Environment-led activities in Peru aim to develop Life Cycle Inventory data for refineries, hydroelectric power plants and landfills and a National Economic Input-Output Life Cycle Assessment (EIO-LCA) database; apply Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology and develop environmental profiles and sustainability criteria for 3 products prioritized for Sustainable Public Procurement; and update/strengthen existing NAMA for the Energy and/or Waste sector.