GreenBuzz Berlin established the 10 topics of Architecture & Furniture, Circular Economy, CSR, Energy, Environmental & Biodiversity, Food & Drinks, Fashion, Social Sustainability, Travel & Tourism, and Waste as key areas. Topic teams conduct research on those topics and organize related events to disseminate information.

 

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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 […]

DYCLE and Plan A are our Winners of Ecopreneurs for the Climate 2017 Climate Change Awards

DYCLE and Plan A are our Winners of Ecopreneurs for the Climate 2017 Climate Change Awards

GreenBuzz Berlin recently had the honour of organising and hosting the Ecopreneurs for the Climate 2017 (#ECO4CLIM17) event which took place on 5 October 2017 in Berlin, Germany.  GreenBuzz member Ana Galán says that it was a “big success” as “we had an outstanding panel discussion with a lot of interesting questions from the audience as well as a high quality of applications. During the […]

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 […]

How AIR-INK is Capturing Air Pollution to Improve Health

How AIR-INK is Capturing Air Pollution to Improve Health

India-based company Graviky Labs is actively contributing to a reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions by capturing carbon emissions from vehicles and exhausts before they are able to enter the earth’s atmosphere. The company has developed a new retrofit technology, known as KAALINK, which is currently designed to work on diesel generators, trucks, cars and motorbikes. Connected to the end of an exhaust pipe of […]

Calling on All Ecopreneurs to Apply for the Climate Champion Award

Calling on All Ecopreneurs to Apply for the Climate Champion Award

Ecopreneurs for the Climate 2017 – Apply & connect to make the world a better place GreenBuzz Berlin, together with its partners, are delighted to announce that they have the honour if organising the upcoming Ecopreneurs for the Climate (#ECO4CLIM17) event occurring in Berlin on Tuesday 5 October 2017.  It forms part of the ‘Global Week of Green Business and the Climate Movement’ and will […]

An interview with a GreenBuzz Berlin Founder

An interview with a GreenBuzz Berlin Founder

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 […]

What Veganism Could Help Us Achieve

What Veganism Could Help Us Achieve

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 […]

Cycling Infrastructure in the 21st Century

Cycling Infrastructure in the 21st Century

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 […]

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 […]

Collaboration is Key to a Successful Energy Transition

Collaboration is Key to a Successful Energy Transition

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 […]

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 […]

The Fashion Industry and Its Impact on the Environment and Society

The Fashion Industry and Its Impact on the Environment and Society

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 […]

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 […]