Networking with a Twist: Making Berlin Sustainable Together

Networking with a Twist brought sustainability professionals, project organisers and enthusiasts together to share collective knowledge regarding sustainability issues.  Together, they outlined problems they felt existed in Berlin and local areas, identified current projects in Berlin, discussed changes they would like to see and offered solutions for individual behaviour change.  Participants were encouraged to set themselves sustainability goals, connecting and collaborating with people who shared […]

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 […]

Planting Trees in Cities Leads to Positive Economic, Environmental and Health Benefits

Planting Trees in Cities Leads to Positive Economic, Environmental and Health Benefits

Worldwide, heat waves account for the deaths of 12,000 people per year while exposure to high levels of air pollution causes up to three million deaths per year. Many of these deaths occur in large urban cities as an increasing number of the earth’s population are choosing to live in urban rather than rural locations. The World Economic Forum (WEF) claims there is “One beautifully […]

German Government Offers Financial Incentives for Electric Cars

German Government Offers Financial Incentives for Electric Cars

As part of its electromobility scheme and its effort to get between 300,000 and 500,000 new electric vehicles on its roads the German government has introduced generous financial incentives to encourage buyers to purchase and use electric cars. The incentives were agreed by Chancellor Merkel in May 2015 and the scheme involves 600 million Euros (approx. $675 million) being set aside to pay purchasers of […]

ENERGY GLOBE Award 2017 Applications Now Being Accepted

ENERGY GLOBE Award 2017 Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications for the ENERGY GLOBE Award are now being accepted and will remain open until 21 November 2017. According to its website, “The objective of the ENERGY GLOBE Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist.” The Award competition is open to any individual, private or public institution, company, NGO […]