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April 2019

Effective Communication for Environmentalists (Workshop)

  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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March 2019

We’re drowning in information. How can we use public data for sustainability?

March 1 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
c-base, Rungestrasse 20
Berlin, Berlin 10179 Germany
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Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash In our daily life we constantly consume and produce information and data through our online activities. While many corporations benefit and monetize them, this data has a lot of potential and could be used by everybody. As so many people around the world start to experience the effects of climate change, we still don’t have a complete picture of how it will affect us all in the years to come. Our current and future actions…

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February 2019

Lean Startup Summit Berlin 2019

February 12 - February 13

Bring your Sustainability Startup to the next level and join our partners at #leanstartupBER on Feb. 12 to meet with experts, authors, founders, intrapreneurs and C-level leaders. More info and tickets: https://emea.leanstartup.co Get in touch with us for a personal discount code

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December 2018

Feeding Berlin – The challenge of food waste!

December 6, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Venn City, Dirschauer Str 10
Berlin, 10245 Germany
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Germany throws away 1/3 of all food every year - that's over 300 kilograms per second. It’s not just food wasted during production, but more so the food being thrown out in our homes, in our restaurants, and in our supermarkets. But which opportunities are there to avoid this waste or transform it into something useful? Join us at this event to learn how Berlin startups are addressing this issue, how local-level policy can help, and how each of us…

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September 2018

Sustainability Labs: Wedding

September 15, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hack your neighbourhood for sustainability! Put your ideas into action at our third Sustainability Lab in Wedding @Baumhaus Berlin. Form or join a team to decrease CO2 in your neighborhood. Do you want to contribute tackling the CO2 challenge on a local level and make your neighbourhood a better and greener place? Join one of our three exciting challenges ... *Upcycling Challenge by Damar Rivillo: Transforming the unwanted clothes around us is a way to start tackling the waste problem of…

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July 2018

Sustainability Labs: Neukölln

July 1, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CRCLR, Rollbergstr. 26
Berlin, Berlin 12053 Germany
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Hack your neighbourhood for sustainability! Put your ideas into action at our second Sustainability Lab in Neukölln. Form or join a team to decrease co2 in your neighborhood. Challenges Hydroponic Vertical Garden: There is a lot of bare walls in Berlin, 4 stories high, no windows, vast useless emptiness. Until now. Let us use this space to automatically grow plants in vertical gardens, eat CO2, clean our breathing air & create a canvas for natures wonders. Can Hydroponics (water bath…

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June 2018

Syntropic Farming Discovery Workshop

June 30, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Forum Factory, Besselstraße 13
Berlin, 10969 Germany
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Nature is probably the single thing most people would agree that can be associated with the word "perfection". As society, we are learning to pursue this natural balance in an attempt to restore the damage we have made to our environment. The workshop's purpose is to introduce a successful agricultural method that was designed by learning from and reproducing the processes of nature. Syntropic Farming is an innovative methodology of regenerative agriculture. Over the last 50 years Ernst Götsch has…

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Bike Tour / Transport Transition: Challenges, Chances and Solutions

June 14, 2018 @ 7:30 AM - June 15, 2018 @ 12:30 AM
Euref Campus, EUREF-Campus 1-25
Berlin, 10829 Germany
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Traffic is increasing in our cities as ever more people move to cities and have mobility requirements. Individual motorised traffic takes up a lot of space, creates more emissions and noise that are bad for both our mental and physical health, and of course, the climate. A transportation transition to sustainable modes of transport is needed: public transport, cycling, walking, e-mobility, inter-modal interconnectivity and sharing systems. However, the question is how will this be possible? How do we enable sustainable transport modes…

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May 2018

The Sustainable Side of Technology

May 15, 2018 @ 9:00 PM - May 16, 2018 @ 12:00 AM
betahaus Berlin, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20
Berlin, Berlin 10969 Germany
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  We are living in a digital era in which technology is offering infinite possibilities. Technology is helping us to solve problems worldwide but it also sets up lots of challenges and problems. Moreover, digital transformation is converging with sustainability, being seen as a way to help to achieve the Agenda 2030. However, while technology and innovation can be key factors of progress, they can have undesired implications such as increase of inequality, exposure of personal privacy, consumerism etc. The…

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March 2018

Urban Biodiversity – Is Berlin green enough for you?

March 22, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
betahaus Berlin, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20
Berlin, Berlin 10969 Germany
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Urban biodiversity plays a key role for the health of our cities, the quality of life and the fight against the climate change. Biodiversity is the diversity of life, diversity of ecosystems, variety of species, diversity of genes. It is also the diversity of interactions within and between these and it does not just exist outside our cities, but also inside, in front of our door, between and with us. More than we perceive it in everyday life. By 2050,…

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