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Corporate Social Responsibility as a Tool to Promote Sustainable Management Practices in Europe and the United States

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18 January 2008
Berlin
Germany
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Molly HallAt a Transatlantic Luncheon on 18 January 2008, Molly Hall introduced key aspects of sustainability management practices of two US and two EU companies that are recognised leaders in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Drawing on the history of CSR as it developed on both sides of the Atlantic, she highlighted differences in their respective approaches. Molly Hall teaches environmental law at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and is a consultant to the German Environmental Ministry. Read more

Public Participation in the Environmental Regulatory Process and its Influence on Environmental Outcomes

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7 November 2007
Berlin
Germany
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On 7 November 2007, an Ecologic Transatlantic Lunch Dialogue was held in Berlin in honour of Jason Johnston. Jason Johnston is the Robert G. Fuller, Jr. Professor and Director, of the Program on Law, Environment and Economy at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia, PA USA. The transatlantic...Read more

Come to where the future is - Communication strategies for sustainable consumption

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18 September 2007
Berlin
Germany
Speaker

Environmental and climate protection require new, innovative products and modified consumption habits. How can companies better market sustainable products? How can consumers be won over to sustainable consumption? Which responsibilities lie with companies, industry and consumer groups and policy?

Sustainability Lounge is an independent forum in the field of economics – policy – sustainability. In this forum, innovative concepts within...Read more

The US Presidential Primary Process: Significance of Environmental Issues

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11 July 2007
Berlin
Germany
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On 11 July 2007, an Ecologic Transatlantic Lunch Dialogue was held in Berlin in honour of Steven C. Clemons and Andrew Oros. Steve Clemons is the Director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, as well as author of the influential Blog "The Washington Note". Andrew Oros is a Professor of Political Science and International Studies at the Washington College. Drawing on the Republican and Democratic presidential primary process, Steve Clemons and Andrew Oros agreed that environmental and climate change issues are not the centrepiece of discussion, but may play a role when linked to security aspects. Read more

Global Markets between Climate Policy and Innovation

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24 January 2007
Berlin
Germany
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Climate Protection reappeared on the political agenda through the publication of the Stern Report. What challenges does the UNEP see, how can global institutions react? How will the Federal Government of Germany push the issue of climate protection during the German EU Presidency in 2007? And: What does these two question mean to multi-national corporations?

Sustainability Lounge is an independent forum in...Read more

Socially Responsible Investing

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20 June 2006
Berlin
Germany
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Jacob ParkOn occasion of a special transatlantic lunch lecture on 20 June 2006, Jacob Park discussed the merits and future challenges related to socially responsible investing (SRI) focussing on past trends in the US and emerging opportunities in the developing world. The talk was followed by a lively discussion by the participating guests and...Read more

IPPC-Information Day Baden-Württemberg

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29 November 2005
Stuttgart
Germany

With the 1996 IPPC Directive, a new binding concept was introduced at the European level for the licensing of industrial installations. IPPC stands for "Integrated Pollution Prevention Control". Through the implementaion of this directive, a general European harmonisation is pursued which is not only designed to protect the environment, but also to reduce competitive and localised distortions...Read more

Side Event on Renewable Energies at the UN CSD-12

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28 April 2004
New York
United States

At the 12th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development, Ecologic supported the German Ministry of Environment in organising a side event on renewable energies in New York. With some 250 participants, the side event was one of the largest of its kind at CSD-12. Keynote speakers included Norwegian Environment Minister and CSD Chair Børge Brende, US Under Secretary...Read more

UNEP Round Table

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2 February 2004 to 3 February 2004
Cecilienhof, Potsdam
Germany
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The Round Table is intended to further the international discussion on the issue of universal membership in UNEP and to possibly develop a common understanding and set of strategies within the European Union.

A universal membership of each UN Member States in the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) could increase UNEP's legitimacy and enhance...Read more

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