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December 2019

Feeding Berlin #4: Alternative food choices for a healthy diet within planetary boundaries

December 5, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
J2C, Köpenicker Chaussee 3a
Berlin, 10317 Germany
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  Can we feed a future population of 10 billion people a healthy diet within planetary boundaries? The answer is yes, but it will be impossible without transforming eating habits, improving food production and reducing food waste. When it comes to protein consumption, it will require a complete shift to more sustainable and low carbon alternatives. Among the options, meat substitutes that aim to reduce animal protein consumption are getting a lot of attention.  In our next event, in collaboration…

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November 2019

Perspectives on Sustainable Architecture – from concept and process to practice

November 20, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
B-Part Am Gleisdreieck, Luckenwalder Str. 6b, 10963 Berlin
Berlin, 10963 Germany
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Perspectives on Sustainable Architecture – from concept and process to practice At our next event in collaboration with Urban Ideation Lab, we’ll be looking at the different perspectives of sustainable architecture. Starting with concept and theory we look at ways that we can redefine our mindset to have a more hands-on, holistic approach from the outset. Moving on to processes, we explore the notion of co-production by making communities part of the ideation process. And finally, when the time comes…

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October 2019

Feeding Berlin #3: the True Cost of Food

October 9, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Impact Hub Berlin, Friedrichstraße 246
Berlin, 10969 Germany
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  How can we feed the 10 billion people expected to inhabit our world by 2050 with food that is not only nutritious and affordable but also produced in a way that respects people and the environment? To do so, we first need to consider the costs and benefits generated throughout the entire value chain of our food systems. In this 3rd event of our food series Feeding Berlin, we will discuss what the true cost of our food is…

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September 2019

Rethinking tourism: How can we make traveling more sustainable?

September 3, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
betahaus Kreuzberg, Rudi-Dutschke-Straße 23
Berlin, 10969 Germany
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Almost everyone loves traveling. New technologies and freedom of movement have made traveling easier, faster and cheaper. International tourist arrivals have increased from 25 million globally in 1950 to 1.32 billion in 2017 and nowadays, travel and tourism represents one of the biggest industries worldwide. Such a rapid industry growth always comes with consequences for our planet. Impacts caused by uncontrollable tourism on natural resources, consumption patterns, pollution and social systems are more apparent than ever. How can we achieve…

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July 2019

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

July 30, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Forum Factory, Besselstraße 13
Berlin, 10969 Germany
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Money Economy

Can The Economy Support a Sustainable World?  Whatever your perspective on the economy’s impact on sustainability, underneath there’s a foundation that it’s all been built on.  At this event we’ll talk about the bigger picture and the foundation that our current global economy is build on. Our diverse set of speakers will uncover this foundation and take a peek at future perspectives and the main contributors. From civil societies, to policy makers, to private sector, to government perspectives, to consultants/strategists,…

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Screening: The Ghost Fleet + Q&A with the director

July 17, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
prinzessinnengarten, Prinzenstraße 35-38, 10969 Berlin, Germany
Berlin, Germany
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In this hot July, we would love to bring you in the "urban" nature for a very special event: a screening of the documentary Ghost Fleet (2018), followed by a Q&A with our special guest: the director of the movie Shannon Service! It's a unique occasion to have an insight into the issue, as well as how she and her team made such work possible. The event will take place in the beautiful location of Prinzessinnengarten, as part of their…

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June 2019

Greenbuzz CONNECT

June 18, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
iöw, Potsdamer Straße 105
Berlin, 10785 Germany
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The CONNECT Programme brings professionals and self-starters together, in order to dive deeper into self-determined goals. The CONNECT Programme is for those wanting more pro-active and focused problem-solving around sustainability-related projects, challenges and initiatives. Whether it’s seeking support for your own business, helping you find a focus for your mission or simply meeting others who could benefit from your personal expertise and knowledge. To ensure your spot in our next session, please sign up through our form and let us…

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Feeding Berlin #2: Challenging the industrial food system

June 13, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
GlogauAIR, Glogauer Str. 16
Berlin, 10999 Germany
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The food industry has brought us an abundance of food, from cheap strawberries and tomatoes on shelf all year round to innovative highly processed food that have become a major part of our diets. To the point that we have sometime lost the sense of season, of the origin of our food, of its connection to a field and a farmer. Local, seasonal, non-processed food is shown as more sustainable than the current industrial alternative. But is this the only…

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May 2019

Creating Communities that Matter

May 16, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
betahaus Kreuzberg, Rudi-Dutschke-Straße 23
Berlin, 10969 Germany
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Sustainability goals cannot be achieved alone. They require collaboration across industries, contributing our wide variety of skillsets and sharing the same values and missions, acting purposefully together in the long-run. As a network of professionals & sustainability leaders, we co-create a world that nurtures our planet and society. In this event, organized with CO-Happening, we explore what is actually involved in building a community as our guest speakers describe the challenges, triumphs, experiences and processes involved in successfully building their…

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April 2019

Effective Communication for Environmentalists (Workshop)

April 4, 2019 @ 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

  It’s always a challenge to communicate with people you disagree with. Even more so, when you invest a lot of time and effort in projects that you find important, which other people don’t always understand. Whether you are an environmentalist, activist, or any other flavour of socially engaged person, you can get into difficult interactions. Communication is a fundamental aspect of our life. Paradoxically, we take it for granted and seldom work to actively improve it. Therefore, we are…

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