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December 2019

Get Engaged ! One Planet Hub

December 5, 17:30 - 20:00
WWF, 110 Hohlstrasse
Zürich, ZH 8010 Switzerland

  Jedes Land hat seinen Earth Overshoot Day. In der Schweiz ist es 2019 der 7. Mai. Das bedeutet, dass wenn wir alle wie der durchschnittliche Schweizer konsumieren würden, bräuchten wir drei Planeten. Um unser Leben innerhalb der planetarischen Grenzen zu leben, müssen wir dringend Wege für ein ressourcenschonenderes Leben finden. One Planet Hub ist eine vielversprechende Initiative, initiiert vom WWF Schweiz, GreenBuzz und Foifi. Wir wollen hiermit neue Lösungen finden, testen und schweizweit fördern um innerhalb der planetarischen Grenzen…

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GreenBuzz Annual Christmas Dinner with Earthling Ed

December 12, 19:00 - 22:30
Wirtschaft Ziegelhütte, Hüttenkopfstrasse 70
Zürich, 8051 Switzerland

'The Diet That Can Fight Climate Change' Would you like to enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner in the company of an inspiring group of people? Then join our Annual Christmas Dinner on the 12th of December!   This year, we have a special guest: Ed Winters aka Earthling Ed. He is a vegan spokesperson who has gained international recognition through engaging his audience in his talks, books and documentaries. Ed Winters will talk about how our diet can be a…

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January 2020

Unconference: Systems Change

9th January 2020, 17:00 - 21:30
WWF Schweiz, 110 Hohlstrasse
Zurich, ZH 8010 Switzerland
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CHF75.00 - CHF95.00

It's the start of a new year - so let's talk about new systems together!   Systems change is an intentional process designed to change the status quo by shifting the function or structure of a system with purposeful interventions. It is a journey which can require a radical change in people’s attitudes as well as in the ways people work. Systems change aims to bring about lasting change by altering underlying structures and supporting mechanisms, such as policies, routines, relationships, resources, power structures and values.   About the format: This…

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Thematic Evening: Closing the Loop – Towards a Circular Plastic Economy

23rd January 2020, 18:00 - 21:30
WWF Schweiz, 110 Hohlstrasse
Zurich, ZH 8010 Switzerland

Plastic has become an inescapable part of our daily lives. Its unique combination of functionality, durability and low cost has made plastic the material of choice in the 21st century, for everything from airplanes to earbuds. However, despite its many advantages, linear plastic value chains represent a growing environmental challenge as they are heavily reliant on fossil feedstocks and responsible for over 8 million tonnes of plastic waste, which leaks into our oceans at an estimated annual cost of $2.5tr…

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February 2020

Innovation Breakfast: Blended Finance – Mobilizing Private Capital for Impact

6th February 2020, 07:45 - 10:30
responsAbility, Josefstrasse 59
Zürich, 8005
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What is blended finance and why is it such a hot topic? This question will be answered at this innovation breakfast.   While there is no dispute over the fact that there is a financing gap to reach the SDGs, there is not enough talk on how to actually close it. Public capital is not enough and private capital is not willing given the risk-return profile of investments in emerging and frontier markets. And somewhere along the line of discussing…

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March 2020

Thematic Evening: Agriculture and Technology – Greener Together?

17th March 2020, 18:00 - 21:30
Zürich, ZH TBA Switzerland

Recently, there has been growing interest in green farming technologies and their potential to make agriculture more sustainable. Technology is often perceived to conflict with sustainable agriculture. It is associated with intensive farming practices, pesticide and fertilizer use, genetically modified seeds, etc. which are widely seen to be detrimental to the environment, biodiversity and animal welfare. Recently however, there has been growing interest in green farming technologies and their potential to make agriculture more sustainable. Precision farming, data sensors, robotics,…

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