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Global Transitions to Sustainable Production and Consumption Systems

8 June, 2014 — 11 June, 2014

The Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption, in collaboration with Fudan University and other partners, will organize the conference "Global Transitions to Sustainable Production and Consumption Systems" in Shanghai, China, June 8-11 2014.


16th European Forum on Eco-innovation

7 April, 2014 — 8 April, 2014

Wasted Potential! Towards Circular Economy in Cities


The 16th European Forum on Eco-innovation will be held in Hannover, Germany, on 7 and 8 April 2014. It will examine enabling factors and challenges of transitioning to a circular economy model in an urban context. The event will bring together participants from business, finance, research and other relevant stakeholders actively involved in eco-innovation and environmental technologies.


15th Forum on Eco-innovation & UNEP Roundtable on Eco-Innovation

12 November, 2013 — 13 November, 2013

Cutting Waste… Resource efficiency and eco-innovation for sustainable food chains


The "15th Forum on Eco-innovation - UNEP Roundtable on Eco-innovation" provides an opportunity for participants from Europe and Asia to better understand: the impact of food waste and the potential that resource efficiency measures and eco-innovation can harness to address this issue while presenting new business opportunities


Green Industry Conference 2013

7 November, 2013 — 9 November, 2013

With motto "Promoting the rapid uptake of green industry in harmony with the Earth’s ecosystems", the third Green Industry Conference (GIC) will be held in Guangzhou, China, from 7 to 9 November 2013.


The three-day event will be organized by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).


Targeting a more resource efficient Europe

5 November, 2013

On the 5th November, Friends of the Earth Europe will hold a conference at Eurocities in Brussels to look at the role of targets in bringing about a reduction in the resources we use in Europe.


Europe is using more of the planet's minerals, metals, forests, fuels, land and water than ever before. The European Union is estimated to be using 1.5 times its own area in land every year, with 60% of the land consumed coming from outside its borders.


Collaboration for Sustainable Lifestyles through Business-and-Social Innovations

4 November, 2013 — 5 November, 2013

The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) is organising a multi-stakeholder workstudio “Collaboration for Sustainable Lifestyles through Business and Social Innovations” in Berlin on 4 and 5 November 2013.


The event is organised in partnership with the European Environment Agency (EEA) and its Topic Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (ETC/SCP), and with the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).


Sustainability Maker Convention 2013

15 October, 2013

The conference "Sustainability Maker Convention 2013" is the first event within the new EU research and demonstration project Sustainability maker. It addresses topics of open innovation, crowd sourcing and crowd funding for sustainability.

Sustainable Building Conference 2013

25 September, 2013 — 28 September, 2013

The SB13 Graz conference is part of a major international series of conferences that focus on sustainable building and construction. The series was launched by the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) and the International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment (iiSBE) more than ten years ago, and these partners were subsequently joined by the Sustainable Building and Climate Initiative (SBCI) of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC).


Global Network Conference on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production

4 September, 2013 — 6 September, 2013

The 3rd Global Network Conference on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) will take place in Montreux, Switzerland, on 4-6 September 2013.


Sustainable Building and Refurbishment for Next Generations

26 June, 2013 — 28 June, 2013

Buildings represent an essential element of the built environment created for preserving quality of human life. Construction and operation of buildings belong among the biggest consumers of primary materials, energy resources, and environment pollutants as well. It is a well known fact that buildings in highly developed countries are responsible for about 30 or 40% of the total energy consumption and have the same share in production of carbon dioxide, waste and other pollutants.