Conference on Sustainable Consumption

Conference proceedings of the SCORE! network are online

  • News 13.05.2008

The second conference of the Sustainable Consumption Research Exchange network (SCORE!) took place in Brussels on 10 and 11 March 2008. It is the goal of the network, consisting of researchers and NGOs, and which is supported by the EU, to develop guidelines for politics on sustainable consumption and production. A number of conferences and workshops analyse the state of current research on SCP (Sustainable Consumption and Production) and support projects on sustainable consumption in the field of mobility, food-stuffs production and energy generation. Various contributions from the Wuppertal Institute were published for the conference proceedings:

  • Innovation and diffusion of car-sharing for sustainable consumption and production of urban mobility (Daniel Bongardt, Georg Wilke)
  • Policy instruments for resource efficiency (Kora Kristof, Carolin Baedeker, Sandra Kolberg, Christa Liedtke)
  • Environmental benefits and disadvantages of economic specialisation within global markets, and implications for SCP monitoring (David Watson, Stephan Moll)
  • Towards human development through the market - a comparative review of sustainable business approaches from a sustainable consumption and production perspective (Burcu Tuncer, Fisseha Tessema, Nadine Pratt)
  • European toolbox of early warning systems for small and medium-sized enterprises (sMEs) (Holger Rohn, Carolin Baedeker, Tobias Engelmann)
  • Opportunities of the financial sector in an climate friendly and resource efficient economy (Mathias Onischka, Christa Liedtke)
  • Development of European competences for sustainability - vocational training in the sector of food and nutrition ; the project eukona - curricula and teaching/learning material for vocational education (Holger Rohn, Ernst Tiemeyer, Carolin Baedeker, Anna Bliesner)
  • Data envelopment analysis as a tool for sustainable foodstuff consumption (Tommi Kauppinen, Satu Lähteenoja, Michael Lettenmeier)
  • Natural resource consumption of tourism - case study on free time residences and hotel accommodation in Finland (Marja Salo, Satu Lähteenoja, Michael Lettenmeier)
  • The ecological rucksack of households - huge differences, huge potential for reduction? (Satu Lähteenoja, Michael Lettenmeier, Elli Kotakorpi)
  • Developing sustainable future markets - business strategies and tools for stakeholder and consumer integration (Justus von Geibler, Kora Kristof)

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