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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.
The Good Life Goals are meant to bridge the gap between the 2030 Agenda and the sustainable lifestyles movement and to inspire individuals to participate in the conversation and act on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their everyday lives. A Swedish language version of the goals are exhibited on the streets of Linköping.
Too many advertising, creative, public relations, marketing and digital agencies are still 'playing both sides' and treating their role as neutral. They have some clients for climate solutions and yet they also run campaigns for fossil fuels. The first step to changing that is honesty – for agencies to be transparent about who pays their bills. Our the ultimate goal is to divest creative talent from destruction.
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 awareness of the human impact on the environment has increased, and there is a greater focus on personal as well as global consequences of individual lifestyle choices, unfortunately, sustainable development is still not a central topic of educational system in the Baltic states. To solve this problem, The Lithuanian Children and Youth Centre (LCYC) has started Erasmus + project "Jump into Sustainable Lifestyles“.
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.
Nordic youth are now demanding more ambitious and radical action from politicians and decision-makers to bring about change in our current system of production and consumption. But what are the specific concerns, motivations, inspirations, actions, approaches, and demands of this generation of young people in the Nordic countries? To understand this, we must look at both young people in general, but also those who are leading the way.
In 2018, ten families in Umeå were challenged to live without a car for three months. The conclusion was that it was easier than expected. The study was intended for people who have been thinking of reducing their car usage, but who needed a final push to implement the change. The participants were offered a variety of means of transport. The families were interviewed by a researcher. After the test period, three families chose to live without a car, but all participants retained new habits
Together with University of Arts London and Mistra Future Fashion, Filippa K presents an exhibit showcasing the collaborative research efforts from Circular Design Speeds: a journey towards disrupting old linear patterns to discover new methods of circular design for sustainability in fashion. Exploring the possibility to transform waste from the heavy industry to resources for the fashion industry by recycling used shipping straps and round slings.
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.