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Virtual Unconference: Prioritize Your Organization’s Efforts to Tackle Climate Change

28th April 2020, 17:00 - 21:30

Coronavirus Update: GreenBuzz is going virtual! GreenBuzz is adapting to this new situation, that affects each and everyone of us. That is why we have decided to GO VIRTUAL! This event will be held virtually, using the online tool Zoom. Therefore you will receive a 50% discount – just use the discount code: Virtual_Buzzing!

Together, let’s explore new ways of convening, networking, learning, socialising etc.! We are happy to talk to you in case you have concerns or questions!


Does your organization want to shift towards more climate-friendly solutions, products, services, practices & operations but struggles with prioritizing where to start? 

Then join us for our unconference about prioritizing organizations’ measures to tackle climate change.

Awareness about climate change is at an all-time high & more and more organizations realize they have many opportunities to change in order to be a sustainable business in the long term. However, changing is easier said than done. There is a flood of information (sometimes contradicting) about what we can do to tackle climate change, and it can be difficult to make sense of it all, to prioritize, to mitigate risks and ultimately to decide which actions to start with; this is especially the case for organizations with complex systems like value chains, supply chains, logistics, etc.

The most comprehensive attempt to untangle the information about how to tackle climate change is the Project Drawdown; an international research organization, founded in 2014 by environmentalist Paul Hawken. Project Drawdown reviews, analyses, and identifies the most viable global climate change solutions and shares these findings openly with the world.

As a thought leader and communicator, Project Drawdown is shifting the global conversation about climate change from “doom and gloom” defeatism to one of impact, opportunity, action and empowerment.

In this unconference, we want to discuss the potential of using Project Drawdown’s list of ‘climate change solutions’ in order to kick-start your organization’s journey to becoming more climate-friendly.


Stephen Neff, CEO at myclimate

Martina Hartmann, South Pole

Bastien Girod, South Pole, ETH Zurich, Member of Federal Parliament


The unconference will be convened by Marcus Williams & Renée LaPlante. But you, as the participants, will play the main role in this open-space event and ultimately decide what topics are discussed.  There will be some pre-reading we will send in advance.

Join us on the 28th of April online and be part of this vital conversation.



16:55 – Open Zoom meeting

17:05 – 17:15 Welcome to Unconference  Lena Studeli, Rachel Dale, Renée LaPlante & Marcus Williams

17:15 – 17:30 Meet other participants

17:30 – 17:40 What hurdles do Swiss companies face in fighting climate change – Stephen Neff

17:40 – 17:50 Introduction to Project Drawdown by Marcus Williams

17:50 – 18:10 Definition and grouping of Unconference topics 

18:10 – 18:20 Break  – refreshments 

18:20 – 19:00 Breakout I – Discuss most popular Unconference topics

19:00 – 19:10 Break – led by Renée LaPlante

19:10 – 19:35 Breakout II – Discuss more popular Unconference topics

19:35 – 19:45 Input by Bastien Girod and Martina Hartmann

19:45 – 20.00 Wrap up, Q&A and feedback


Costs (excluding the 50% discount):

Regular: CHF 85

Use the promo code “Virtual_Buzzing” to receive your 50 % discount for this online event.


Discounts and Free tickets

Free access to this event with a GreenBuzz membership. Read more…

Employees of our corporate partners can gain free tickets for this event. Please check here if your employer is a member of GreenBuzz and use your corporate discount code to register.