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.


The second bi-annual GRF–SPaC conference will be a forum to present and discuss new knowledge from the Asia-Pacific region as well as from Latin America, Africa, Europe, and North America. A core aim is to strengthen the international SPaC research and practice community and to connect them with knowledge users in business, social movements, and policy making.


The Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption is a collaboration among many research networks and NGOs, including: SCORAI; Integrative Strategies Forum, USA; One Earth Initiative, Canada; Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan; Fudan University Shanghai; Tellus Institute, Boston; Green Liberty, Latvia; Switch Asia; Sustainable Europe Research Institute Germany; Partnership for Education and Research about Responsible Living, Norway; The Energy and Resources Institute, India; and Colectivo Ecologista Jalisco, Mexico. The GRF's mission is to strengthen the community of researchers and practitioners investigating the worldwide transition to sustainable production and consumption systems.


Conference co-chairs:

- Dr. Maurie COHEN, Associate Professor and Director, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, New Jersey Institute of Technology (USA)
- Prof. Trevor DAVIES, Director and Chair, Fudan Tyndall Centre, Fudan University (China) and Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of East Anglia (UK)
- Prof. REN Yuan, School of Social Development and Public Policy and Deputy Director, Institute of Population Research, Fudan University (China)
- Prof. dr. Philip VERGRAGT, Professor Emeritus, TU Delft (Netherlands), Research Professor, Clark University (USA), and Fellow, Tellus Institute (USA)


Abstracts and session proposals are due by December 15th, 2013.


More information can be found in attached documents and conference website.

Global Transitions to Sustainable Production and Consumption Systems

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