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Events - Transatlantic Program

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Fulbright Seminar 'Science and Society: The Impact of Science on Policy Formulation'

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8 June 2008 to 21 June 2008
Berlin and Brussels

The Fulbright German Studies Seminar 2008 brought 17 scholars from US universities and colleges to Berlin and Brussels for a two-week study tour on "Science and Society: The Impact of Science on Policy Formulation" focusing on governance at the science-policy interface in Germany and the European Union. R. Andreas Kraemer of Ecologic advised on scoping and concept development and was key-note...Read more

The New Environmental Awareness in the United States: Successful Climate Protection at the Grassroots

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21 April 2008
Berlin
Germany
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John MorrillOn 21 April 2008, an Ecologic Transatlantic Breakfast was held in Berlin on the occasion of the visit of the energy manager with Arlington County (VA, USA), John Morrill. Mr. Morrill presented the on-going climate actions and progresses made so far for energy efficiency and emission reduction at both...Read more

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

Transatlantic Farmer-to-Farmer Exchange on Bioenergy and Climate Friendly Farming Practices

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8 August 2007 to 19 August 2007
Brandenburg, Kansas and Missouri
On 9-19 August 2007, a transatlantic Farmer-to-Farmer exchange program brought together 30 farmers, policy makers, scientists, and journalists from the United States and Europe with an agricultural background. The program included field visits to farms and biomass processing facilities in Germany and the U.S. as well as visits to research institutes to see experimental bioenergy cropping, climate friendly agricultural practices and to discuss the link between climate and agricultural policy.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

Financing of Investments in the Water Infrastructure

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17 April 2007
Berlin
Germany
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Jay BenforadoOn 17 April 2007, a transatlantic Ecologic Dinner Dialogue was held in Berlin in honour of Jay Benforado, Director of the National Center for Environmental Innovation at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In his talk, Jay Benforado discussed the financing of water infrastructure in the US, needed investments over the next...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

Strategic Workshop: Transatlantic Environmental Relations

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15 December 2005
Berlin
Germany

Apart from the issue of climate change, environmental topics currently attract little attention when transatlantic themes are debated. On 15 December 2005 Ecologic, with support from the Robert Bosch Foundation, organized a strategic workshop in Berlin to identify and raise awareness about those environmental policy issues of utmost importance to transatlantic relations.

Representatives from several transatlantic research institutes, think tanks and...Read more

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