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.
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Join for a webinar on Product Lifetime Extension.
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.
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.
Earth Charter International is comprised of the ECI Secretariat, its Education Center and the ECI Council. The ECI Secretariat, which is based at the UN-mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica, endeavors to promote the mission, vision, strategies, and policies adopted by the ECI Council. The Secretariat guides and liaises with efforts to bring the Earth Charter to the fields of education, youth, business, and religion, manages communications with the larger Earth Charter network.
In developing countries, most construction activity is done by masons with deficient technical knowledge and by self-builders. Basic training would have great potential not only to improve the quality of housing stock but also for CO2 mitigation.
The trade education centers operating in Nicaragua and Ecuador provide dual education for masons and builders, integrating classroom and construction. Youngsters and masons with only empirical knowledge are educated to be knowledgeable tradesmen.
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).
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
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.