ECO4CLIM17 Berlin: Pictures

ECO4CLIM17 Berlin: Pictures

On October 5, GreenBuzz Berlin organized ECO4CLIM17 in CRCLR. The first part of the event consisted of a panel discussion with experts on sustainability and entrepreneurship, who discussed how small companies and initiatives can tackle big climate problems. After it, the Climate Awards took place with the presentation of the projects of several preselected ecopreneurs and green SMEs presented their projects. Check the article about […]

TTIP – Five Major Concerns

TTIP – Five Major Concerns

This post is part of the on-going collaboration between S&S and GreenBuzz to promote increased dialogue between sustainability practitioners, academic experts, and the general public. GreenBuzz chapters in different cities coordinate on-the-ground events for a word-of-mouth driven community of professionals engaged in sustainability, bringing sustainability leaders together to connect with each other and to discuss specific sustainability topics. S&S will publish excerpts, summaries, and discussions generated by these […]

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Five Major Concerns

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Five Major Concerns

On the 31st May 2016 GreenBuzz Berlin organised and hosted a Sustainability Panel Discussion on the subject of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and its impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This agreement is currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) and the United States of America (USA). Commenting on why the topic was chosen Carolin Kruse, a board member of […]

Promoting Sustainability in Education

Promoting Sustainability in Education

This post is part of the on-going collaboration between S&S and GreenBuzz to promote increased dialogue between sustainability practitioners, academic experts, and the general public. GreenBuzz chapters in different cities coordinate on-the-ground events for a word-of-mouth driven community of professionals engaged in sustainability, bringing sustainability leaders together to connect with each other and to discuss specific sustainability topics. S&S will publish excerpts, summaries, and discussions generated by these […]

Promoting Sustainability in Education

Promoting Sustainability in Education

September 2015 was a momentous occasion in the history of the United Nations as it marked the occasion in which governments around the world agreed upon, and accepted, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a replacement to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The United Nations acknowledges this and says that “2016 presents an unprecedented opportunity to bring countries and citizens of the world together to […]

Sustainable Fashion: Perceptions and Realities

Sustainable Fashion: Perceptions and Realities

This post is part of the on-going collaboration between S&S and GreenBuzz to promote increased dialogue between sustainability practitioners, academic experts, and the general public. GreenBuzz chapters in different cities coordinate on-the-ground events for a word-of-mouth driven community of professionals engaged in sustainability, bringing sustainability leaders together to connect with each other and to discuss specific sustainability topics. S&S will publish excerpts, summaries, and discussions generated by these […]

Germany’s Energy Transition: What can other countries learn from it?

Germany’s Energy Transition: What can other countries learn from it?

This post is part of the on-going collaboration between S&S and GreenBuzz to promote increased dialogue between sustainability practitioners, academic experts, and the general public. GreenBuzz chapters in different cities coordinate on-the-ground events for a word-of-mouth driven community of professionals engaged in sustainability, bringing sustainability leaders together to connect with each other and to discuss specific sustainability topics. S&S will publish excerpts, summaries, and discussions generated by […]

#GreenBuzzWeekly World Day of Social Justice: February, 20

#GreenBuzzWeekly World Day of Social Justice: February, 20

Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. World Day of Social Justice is a day recognizing the need to promote efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion and unemployment. Many organizations, including the UN and the International Labour Office, make statements on the importance of social justice for people. Many organizations also present plans for greater […]

GreenBuzzWeekly Whale Day: February, 13

GreenBuzzWeekly Whale Day: February, 13

World Whale Day aims to raise awareness of these magnificent creatures. The annual holiday was founded in Maui, Hawaii, in 1980, to honour humpback whales, which swim off its coast. It’s the main showcase of the Maui Whale Festival. Every year, crowds flock to the island to join in the free all-day event, organised by the Pacific Whale Foundation. Pacific Whale Foundation is a non-profit […]

#GreenBuzzWeekly World Wetlands Day: February, 02

#GreenBuzzWeekly World Wetlands Day: February, 02

2 February each year is World Wetlands Day. This day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea. The main goal of the Ramsar Convention is the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands as a means of achieving sustainable development throughout the world. A wetland […]

#GreenBuzzWeekly International Year of Pulses: 2016

#GreenBuzzWeekly International Year of Pulses: 2016

The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses. Pulses, also known as grain legumes, are a group of 12 crops that includes dry beans, dry peas, chickpeas, and lentils. They are high in protein, fiber, and various vitamins, provide amino acids and are hearty crops. They are most popular in developing countries but are increasingly becoming recognized as an excellent part of a […]

Sustainability Drinks for Sustainable Causes

Sustainability Drinks for Sustainable Causes

Sustainability Drinks is a series of regular events and get-togethers held in Berlin, Germany where any person or organization involved in, or wanting to promote, any aspect of sustainable development is free to attend and participate. The event series is organized by GreenBuzz Berlin, an association to promote an active sustainability movement in Germany’s capital. To boost the vision of an active sustainability movement, GreenBuzz […]

CSR & Impact Assessment

CSR & Impact Assessment

This post is part of the on-going collaboration between S&S and GreenBuzz to promote increased dialogue between sustainability practitioners, academic experts, and the general public. GreenBuzz chapters in different cities coordinate on-the-ground events for a word-of-mouth driven community of professionals engaged in sustainability, bringing sustainability leaders together to connect with each other and to discuss specific sustainability topics. S&S will publish excerpts, summaries, and discussions generated […]