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June 2017

Sustainable Cities: How the Circular Economy transforms Berlin

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
CRCLR, Rollbergstr. 26
Berlin, Berlin 12053 Germany
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           This special edition of Sustainability Drinks will mark the opening of this year's OSCEdays. Join us and our inspiring speakers to exchange about Circular Cities. There will be no more waste in the city of tomorrow. What sounds like an utopian vision will be explored during this year’s OSCEdays from June 29-July 2. OSCE stands for Open Source Circular Economy and pursues the idea of ​​a sustainable future in which less garbage is created and the…

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Sustainability Drinks – Global Sharing Week Special

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
betahaus Berlin, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20
Berlin, Berlin 10969 Germany
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It's Global Sharing Week and we'd like to celebrate the sharing economy and sharing activities of Berlin with a special edition of Sustainability Drinks. Here's what's going on: Pecha Kucha presentations: Learn more about 6 sharing projects in Berlin. Have a look at our speakers below. Quickpitches: Present your own project in a 1 minute quickpitch. Sharing Speed Dating: Meet experts of the sharing economy in a speed dating session. Book swapping: Bring a book or two and swap it in…

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May 2017

Our Bodies, Our Planet: Sustainability and Health

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
betahaus Berlin, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20
Berlin, Berlin 10969 Germany
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A sustainable world is one that doesn’t make us sick! In this event, we’ll look at the relationship between sustainability goals and health care. What are the environmental impacts of medicine now? What does a more sustainable health care system look like? Is it enough to “reduce, reuse, recycle” or do we have to reimagine as well? This evening will be all about your health ... come, join us and let’s learn more about healthy living!   *Before the event…

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Challenges of Social Design – From Concept to Product

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
betahaus Berlin, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20
Berlin, Berlin 10969 Germany
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Challenges of Social Design - From Concept to Product How can social change be achieved through design? Which cooperate forms and strategies of design are needed? How to get to a more society-oriented way of designing? Social and participatory design can help to develop products tailored to the needs of the citizens. More and more designers create products and services with a positive impact on society. They are challenged to work towards complex problems in collaboration with many stakeholders during…

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April 2017

Conscious Consumerism – How to become a hero

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
betahaus Berlin, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20
Berlin, Berlin 10969 Germany
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Organic wrapped in plastic or non-organic without the plastic? Fair trade from Brazil or local? Fresh tomatoes all year long or just during the warm season? Regional, fair, organic, seasonal… finding options that match all those criteria on your daily life can be an overwhelming challenge. Shopping "right" isn’t easy, so a number of labels have been invented to help us navigate the jungle of choices. But, do you pay attention to the labels in the supermarket? Do you even…

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March 2017

Finance & Sustainability: Green your Money

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
betahaus Berlin, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20
Berlin, Berlin 10969 Germany
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Sustainability is conquering the financial world! The event will take a look at what is happening on the financial market in terms of sustainability and what you can do in order to make your account greener. The talks will introduce you to the different approaches used to determine sustainability from an investment perspective and give you an insight into the workings of GLS Bank, Germany’s first social and ecological bank. *Doors open at 19:00 *Speakers start at 20:00 *Quickpitches at…

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Sustainability Drinks – Transforming our World!? The Sustainable Development Goals

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
betahaus Berlin, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20
Berlin, Berlin 10969 Germany
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On 25 September 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted at the UN summit in New York. It takes the form of a pact on the world's future and is intended to help enable all people in the world to live a life of dignity. The 17 development goals link the principle of sustainability with economic, ecological and social development. Thus, a perfect match for GreenBuzz Berlin and its´ network.   The event sheds a light on how the…

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February 2017

Sustainability Drinks – Blockchain in the Energy Transition ft. dena (German Energy Agency)

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
betahaus Berlin, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20
Berlin, Berlin 10969 Germany
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Energy plays a crucial role in the development of a sustainable climate change path. One of the potentials for innovation in the energy sector is the Blockchain development. ESMT Berlin and dena conducted a survey among German energy executives and decision-makers in the energy industry on the future role of blockchain in the energy sector. The survey compiles their opinions, current and planned actions, and visions. Respondents urge decision-makers to speed up the process of putting blockchain at the top…

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GreenBuzz Movie Night: ‘Sweatshop-Deadly Fashion’

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Take a Brake, Bergmannstraße 59
Berlin, Germany
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*Registration Required. See below.*   On occasion of this year’s fashion week, GreenBuzz Berlin wants to portray the other side of the fashion industry and draw attention to the issues not seen on the runway! We are showing 'Sweatshop-Deadly Fashion', a documentary about three Norwegian fashion bloggers who are traveling to Cambodia to experience first hand how the glamorous clothes that they present to their followers are produced. Directed by Joakim Kleven and produced by the Norwegian newspaper Afttenpost, the…

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January 2017

Sustainability Drinks – How can we make sustainable fashion accessible?

January 19 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Spreewerkstätten, Am Molkenmarkt 2
Berlin, Berlin 10179 Germany
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   How can we make sustainable fashion accessible? It is increasingly common knowledge that the fashion industry has severe environmental and social impacts. Just as fashion can be an expression of art or of the person wearing it, it can also tell a story about these issues. What you purchase and wear expresses your support for one side or the other of this story. Where do you stand?? At our first event of the year, Vino Kilo will be hosting…

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