Reed Hundt, CEO of the Coalition for Green Capital and former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, presented at an Ecologic Transatlantic Breakfast on 16 April 2013 in Berlin how private funds can be steered towards financing large scale deployment of renewable energies; building on the model used to unleash the telecommunications revolution, the energy sector needs to undergo a...Read more
From 27 to 31 October 2012, Ecologic Institute organized and implemented a program for Korean journalists and representatives from the Korean Ministry of Environment. The program focused on German and European approaches on energy and climate change policy as well as on emissions trading systems (ETS).
The program took place as a follow up to a German Embassy sponsored conference on...Read more
The vision of establishing agricultural youth villages in an eco-friendly way brought managing representatives from two Israeli youth villages, as well as representatives from the Ministry of Education and the Volcano Institute, to Berlin, Potsdam, and Müncheberg. From 13 to 17 January 2013, the visitors explored applicable small-scale methods for the treatment and use of greywater, the production of energy...Read more
On behalf of GIZ, Ecologic Institute designed, organised and implemented a study tour for directors and assistant directors of various Chinese environmental agencies and the Chinese Ministry of Environment from 27 March to 9 April 2011. The training conveyed important aspects of European and German environmental policy to the participants through presentations, lectures and discussions. The programme was complemented by...Read more
This visitor programme on climate and renewable energy took place in Berlin, Magdeburg and Hamburg in cooperation with the German Foreign Office. The programme, designed and organised by Ecologic Institute, was aimed at Latin American political decision-makers from the national, regional and community levels as well as interested journalists. Key to the programme were discussions with experts from the German...Read more
Where do Saudi Arabia and Germany stand in the area of renewable energies and energy efficiency? Which initiatives and projects are leading? Who is driving development – and how can Saudi Arabia profit from Germany’s experiences?
These and other questions framed the Saudi-German Youth Forum that took place 13 to 22 November 2011 in Berlin and Hamburg. The program, developed and...Read more
The ELEEP Network, which is run and operated by Ecologic Institute, Berlin, Ecologic Institute, Washington DC, and the Atlantic Council of the United States, has received grant funding from the European Commission and the Robert Bosch Stiftung to continue operations through mid-2014.
The economic evaluation of measures for adaptation to climate change was the central topic of discussion on 18 September 2012, as the Ecologic Institute in Berlin welcomed a delegation of government officials and academics from Peru. At the event, participants were able to exchange their relevant experiences on the topic and introduce some of the methods being applied in Peru...Read more
From 12 to 18 December 2012, an informational tour on low-carbon development took place as part of the Sino-German Climate Partnership, which was organized and designed by Ecologic Institute on behalf of the GIZ.
The trip provided the participants with information on the important aspects of German environmental policy regarding low-carbon development through presentations, speeches, and discussions. The program was complemented...Read more
The study tour, which took place as part of the Sino-German Climate Partnership, provided the participants with information on the important aspects of German environmental policy regarding low-carbon development through presentations, speeches, and discussions. The tour was organized and designed by Ecologic Institute on behalf of the GIZ.
The program was complemented by excursions and visits to institutions relevant for environmental policy in Berlin.
Various event formats (discussion events, individual presentations, excursions, and cultural programs) with representativesRead more