Event Review: Sustainable Tourism

Event Review: Sustainable Tourism

Takeaways from our last event and challenges moving forward The idea of ‘sustainable travel’ demands thought and attention – such was clear at our Sustainable Tourism event that attracted a full house at Betahaus on the 3rd of September. We had two speakers: Susana Baumann, the Corporate Social Responsibility Manager at Ventura Travel, and Santeri Lehtonen, a field-tested Ecologist currently working with Impact Entrepreneurship, LCA […]

The Big Picture: Can the Economy Support a Sustainable World?

The Big Picture: Can the Economy Support a Sustainable World?

It’s a heavy question, and one that many of us probably ponder with anticipation. The shift that our economy needs to make in order to combat the climate crisis is huge, and facilitating a transition on such a scale seems overwhelming. Changes to our economic systems have already been made and are underway but they are insubstantial for the challenge we are facing.  GreenBuzz Berlin, […]

Screening of The Ghost Fleet plus Q&A with the director

Screening of The Ghost Fleet plus Q&A with the director

Event Re-cap: The Ghost Fleet Screening followed by a Q&A with the director   On Thursday evening we were hosted by the wonderful Prinzesinnengarten, where we screened the documentary film Ghost Fleet by director Shannon Service. The evening was balmy, the garden filled with the buzz of locals and new-comers, all enjoying the heat of the evening and the lush green surroundings of the community-grown […]

Event Night: Feeding Berlin #2 Challenging the Industrial Food System

Event Night: Feeding Berlin #2 Challenging the Industrial Food System

Event Re-cap: Feeding Berlin #2 Challenging the Industrial Food System Last night we had the second event of our Feeding Berlin food series called Challenging the Industrial Food System and had some truly inspiring insights from our speakers.  Olga Graf, Co-Founder of Food Kompanions, inspired us with new ideas about the future of food. Pointing to key drivers like climate change and technology she discussed […]

Feeding Berlin: the challenge of food waste! – A Series of Sustainable Events

Feeding Berlin: the challenge of food waste! – A Series of Sustainable Events

In the last year, GreenBuzz has been focusing on the ‘Sustainability Labs’ and so the event on December 6th was a welcome change back to the old ‘Sustainability Drinks’ format. The format is quite simple. We pick a topic and create an event around it, with interested individuals coming by to find out more about said topic, with the chance of networking later in the […]

Sustainability Lab Wedding – Fashion Upcycling, Furniture Rentals and News You Can Use

Sustainability Lab Wedding – Fashion Upcycling, Furniture Rentals and News You Can Use

On September 15th 2018, about 20 people came together for the third GreenBuzz Berlin Sustainability Lab at DAS BAUMHAUS in Berlin-Wedding to jointly work on three challenges that have been proposed by active members of the GreenBuzz community in Berlin. Challenge 1 – Upcycling Challenge by Damar Rivillo: Transforming the unwanted clothes around us is a way to start tackling the waste problem of the […]

The CO-Happening! Concept

The CO-Happening! Concept

Today, we’re calling all dreamers and the crazy ones that believe in making things real. Co-Happening is your creative collaborative playground to Make It Happen!! Whatever is your project, it will probably require tangible results at some point. Also very likely, you cannot achieve entirely alone. If you want to make real progress you will need the skills & knowledge of others. But hang on […]

GreenBuzz Sustainability Lab Neukölln – Clean Air, City Compost and Vertical Gardens

GreenBuzz Sustainability Lab Neukölln – Clean Air, City Compost and Vertical Gardens

On July 1st 2018, about 20 people came together for the second GreenBuzz Berlin Sustainability Lab at CRCLR in Neukölln to jointly work on three challenges that have been proposed by active members of the GreenBuzz community in Berlin. Challenge 1 – Hydroponic Vertical Garden: There is a lot of bare walls in Berlin, 4 stories high, no windows, vast useless emptiness. Until now. Let us […]

The Drivers for Sustainable Technology

The Drivers for Sustainable Technology

On May 15th Greenbuzz Berlin hosted a panel discussion, The Sustainable Side of Technology at the Betahaus Café in Berlin. The discussion took a direction towards digitalization, the relations with broader economy and what are the key trends that are driving the technology industry to become more sustainable and this article aims to consolidate that discussion. The gender balanced panel was composed by Eric Albers, Elena […]

GreenBuzz Sustainability Lab Kreuzberg – How to reduce CO2 in your neighbourhood?

GreenBuzz Sustainability Lab Kreuzberg – How to reduce CO2 in your neighbourhood?

On March 3rd 2018, about 20 people met for the first GreenBuzz Berlin Sustainability Lab at Betahaus in Kreuzberg to work jointly on two challenges that have been proposed by active members of the GreenBuzz community in Berlin. Challenge 1 addressed the idea of creating a “drop-off hub” in Kreuzberg for online shoppers and local business with the goal to receive parcels with bicycles in […]

Fashion Week Special

Fashion Week Special

  GreenBuzz 5: Sustainable Fashion Stores in Berlin   Many of us identify ourselves as people that care about sustainability and are concerned about the effect our consumption is having on our planet. However when talking about getting dressed style and affordability usually plays a major role. That a garment looks good, functions well, and has no negative impact is the goal we should all […]

Networking with a Twist: Making Berlin Sustainable Together

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 […]

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 […]