Limit Climate Change

Ending the fossil era, keeping climate change below 2° celsius – possible, but it will take many actors.

Shaping theEnergyTransition

[Translate to Englisch:] Energiewende gestalten

Besides the expansion of renewable energy, the conversion of the energy system also requires economic, political, scientific and social engagement.



To preserve natural resources, mindfulness is required to lower use and consumption – for the protection of the environment and future generations.

Let theResourcesCirculate


Thinking in circles is a crucial prerequiste for reducing resource consumption to a sustainable level.


[Translate to Englisch:] Wohlstand, Konsum und Lebensstile

To prevent unrestrained economic growth and overuse of resources in the future, new consumption patterns and lifestyles are needed, like Sharing, a concept of using instead of owning. Also the concept of self-sufficiency, for instance through urban gardening projects, shows a mindshift in the perception of wealth and consumption.

Cities:Change &Urbanity

[Translate to Englisch:] Stadtwandel und Urbanität

Urban spaces are changing through vertical gardens, greening of fassades and integrated green spaces in cities. The Wuppertal Institute researches what is important for a transition towards more ecologically sustainable cities.

NewChances forEnterprise

[Translate to Englisch:] Neue Chancen für Unternehmen

Through digitalisation and Industry 4.0 enterprises and businesses provide a central contribution to a sustainable world and economy of tomorrow.


[Translate to Englisch:] Anders mobil sein

Cities need a facelift, especially regarding the transport of people and goods. It is time for less traffic, decarbonized mobility, visionary public transportation and more efficient technology.

Knowledgefor theTransformation

[Translate to Englisch:] Wissen für den Wandel

The transformation to a sustainable society is an open search process. Science and Education will be of paramount importance.


[Translate to Englisch:] Digitale Transformation nachhaltig gestalten

The digital transformation has to be actively managed to leverage digitalisation as a driver of sustainability.

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