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| Posted April 15, 2024

Join our WertNetzWerke Field Trip to the Circular Digital Economy Lab and the FabLab in Bottrop on 13 May 2024!

Looking for hands-on inspiration on how you and your organisation can embrace the transformation to sustainable digitalisation and circular value creation? Join our Digital Centre WertNetzWerke field trip to the Circular Digital Economy Lab and the FabLab in Bottrop, Germany where the recycling of materials is taken to the next level. The Circular Digital Economy […]

| Posted April 10, 2024

Together for Biodiversity: Visit the UBi Project at the “Woche der Umwelt” on 4-5 June 2024 in Berlin!

Biodiversity is the beating heart of the ecosystems that make our life on Earth possible. Despite its critical role, biodiversity is under threat. Species are rapidly disappearing, habitats are vanishing, and essential natural processes are being disrupted. As society and the economy are highly dependent on natural services, protecting biodiversity is not only a moral […]

| Posted March 28, 2024

Green Claims Explained: Listen to the “Grüne Wiese” Podcast with CSCP Executive Director Michael Kuhndt!

‘Environmentally-friendly’, ‘climate-neutral’, ‘sustainable’, ‘green’, – marketing strategies in the European Union (EU) are overloaded with terms like these. According to the European Commission, more than half of such claims are vague, misleading or based on inaccurate information. In addition, European consumers are confronted with 230 sustainability labels and 100 green energy labels with varying degrees […]

| Posted March 28, 2024

How to Build Value Networks: Join Our WertNetzWerke Webinar on 18 April 2024!

Value networks are dynamic systems within and between organisations that aim to invent, develop, and successfully market innovations that create value for all parties involved. They hold great potential for companies seeking to achieve economies of scale, reach new markets, or increase their impact. But what does it take to build value networks that sustain […]

| Posted March 20, 2024

Next Food: How Alternative Proteins Can Transform the Food System

The current European food system is not in line with the sustainability and health goals set by the European Union. Despite significant efforts and initiatives, the shift towards a more sustainable food system is still not holistic and fast enough to achieve the required scale. What is needed to accelerate this transition, address environmental concerns […]

| Posted March 19, 2024

“Connecting Transformation Leaders Toward Greater Impact”

In this interview, CSCP Senior Project Manager and co-do lab Team Member, Mariana Nicolau speaks about the power of “collective intelligence” and explains how the co-do lab Pioneer Network provides a space for co-creating transformative solutions. The CSCP launched the co-do lab as a Wuppertal-based do tank that runs as a social business and aims […]

| Posted March 19, 2024

Collaborating to Transform Food Consumption Patterns: Join the LIKE-A-PRO Living Labs!

Current dietary patterns of European citizens are not in sync with sustainability and climate neutrality principles. This adds to pressing environmental, economic, and social challenges, including elevated health risks. Endeavours to alter the trend and shift toward healthier and more sustainable diets are not broad enough and often too slow-paced. On a production level, the […]

| Posted March 18, 2024

How Our CE-RISE Project is Supporting the European Circular Economy Plan

Over the long period of the industrial age, economic growth has been largely dependent on the extraction and processing of raw materials. Fast forward to today, we face a time when the need to decouple economic growth from resource use and in ways that do not exacerbate climate change has never been more urgent. The […]

| Posted March 18, 2024

Navigating Pathogen Emergencies: Field Experiences and Policy Perspectives from our PathoCERT Project

As the PathoCERT project draws to a close, project partners and involved stakeholders came together at the third and last European Community of Practice event “Navigating Waterborne Pathogen Emergencies with PathoCERT’s Policy Perspectives and Field Experiences”. The event focused on distilling lessons learned from the project’s engagement approach and pilot activities and translating them into […]

| Posted March 15, 2024

Our KochCup Project Awards Winning Recipes!

After months of local and regional cooking competitions between young chefs, on 11 March 2024 our KochCup project awarded the three winning recipes at the competition’s final in Berlin, Germany. The criteria for the winning dishes were clear: on top of providing an unforgettable culinary experience they had to be seasonal, regional, and resource-efficient. Moreover, […]