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March 2017

GRI Standards Launch Event

29th March 2017, 08:30 - 12:30
SIX Convention Point, Selnaustrasse 30
Zurich, Switzerland
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Free

GRI, in collaboration with co-hosts Sustainserv, BrownFlynn, SIX Group and Swiss Prime Site invites you to explore the new GRI Standards. Whether you’re a sustainability reporting beginner, or a seasoned reporter, this interactive and free-of-charge session is designed to give you a detailed overview of the very latest developments in sustainability reporting. You’ll be guided through the benefits of the new GRI Standards and the changes from the GRI G4 Guidelines. You’ll also have ample opportunity to ask questions to…

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Wasserschloss Schweiz in Gefahr – eco.natur.kongress

31st March 2017
Theater Basel Basel, Switzerland + Google Map
50CHF – 250CHF

Das Wasserschloss Schweiz, ein scheinbar unerschütterlicher Mythos, gerät aus dem Gleichgewicht: Der Klimawandel lässt Gletscher schmelzen und die Schneefallgrenze steigt. Natur und Landwirtschaft, aber auch die Menschen sind schon in wenigen Jahren durch Wasserknappheit bedroht. Extremniederschläge führen zu zerstörerischen Überschwemmungen und Murgängen. Die intensive Nutzung der Gewässer löst Artensterben aus. Und die Förderung der Wasserkraft spitzt den Nutzungskonflikt zwischen Energiesicherheit und Gewässerschutz zu.   Grund genug für den 12. eco.naturkongress, sich zu fragen, wie das Gleichgewicht zurückgewonnen werden kann, und…

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April 2017

Leading Change: Breakfast with the former Chief Secretary of Hong Kong

5th April 2017, 08:00 - 09:30
Baur au Lac, Talstrasse 1
Zurich, 8001 Switzerland
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100CHF

Previously lauded as the most powerful woman in Asia for her role as Chief Secretary of the British colonial government of Hong Kong, Anson Chan served as deputy to British Governor Chris Patten and then Tung Chee-hwa. The Asia Leaders Series, in collaboration with “We Shape Tech” is organising a high-level breakfast for future leaders, with this remarkable figure in modern politics. Over breakfast, Mrs. Chan will share her experiences as the first woman in the British Foreign Office to…

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Asia Series (PARTNER EVENT)

12th April 2017, 18:00 - 9th November 2017, 20:00
Baur au Lac, Talstrasse 1
Zurich, 8001 Switzerland
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85CHF – 120CHF

GreenBuzz Supporters enjoy a 30% discount to the world-class Asia Leaders Series, which involves 4 events looking at the rise of Asia’s middle class and its associated challenges for leaders in Europe and the world. The 4 events cover subjects such as energy, economy, and leadership. Each event includes a member of the Board from one of Asia’s best-known companies. This is a unique opportunity for you – supporters of our mission – to bring in a sustainability angle to…

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Film Screening: A Plastic Ocean

21st April 2017, 19:00 - 21:30
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, 96 Pfingstweidstrasse
Zurich, 8005 Switzerland
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21,50CHF

Ein Kino-Dokumentarfilm des bekannten australischen Journalisten und Regisseurs Craig Leeson, mit der weltbekannten Freediverin Tanja StreeterA Plastic Ocean ist eine Dokumentation über die Verschmutzung unserer Ozeane durch Plastikmüll. Craig Leeson untersuchte den Zustand des Meeres an verschiedenen Orten auf der Welt und stieß auf vernichtende Erkenntnisse.Eigentlich wollte sich Craig Leeson auf die Suche nach dem Blauwal begeben, dem größten Tier auf dem Planeten, für das sich der Journalist schon als Kind faszinierte. Doch bei dem Vorhaben stieß er stattdessen auf…

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August 2019

GreenBuzz Zurich Annual Summer Party

August 22, 18:00 - 23:00
Free

GreenBuzz Zurich invites the whole community to join us in celebrating summer together. We will meet in the China Gardens, nearest tram stop Höschgasse.  Look out for the Green balloons. Bring a picnic, or alternatively bring your own grill and supplies. Soft drinks, wine and beer will be available for a small donation to GreenBuzz. What: Informal summer party When: We will be in the garden from 18:00 until late on 22nd Aug. Raindate: Aug 29th Where: China gardens Look…

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*FULL – B.Change Peer-to-Peer Learning Session

August 27, 12:00 - 13:30
WWF Schweiz, 110 Hohlstrasse
Zurich, ZH 8010 Switzerland

B.Change is a peer-to-peer learning format initiated by GreenBuzz Zurich. 8-10 sustainability professionals who work in different sectors will come together once per month at lunchtime for 6-8 months, share their individual (sustainability / business) cases with each other, and help each other to come up with solutions. Starting session date / time: Tuesday, August 27th (12.00 - 13.30), further sessions on the last Tuesday of each month in September, October, November, January, and February (of course it's okay if…

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September 2019

Unconference for Sustainability Professionals

September 18, 17:00 - 21:30
WWF Schweiz, 110 Hohlstrasse
Zurich, ZH 8010 Switzerland

Companies can differentiate themselves to their investors and customers by setting ambitious sustainability goals. Yet, sustainability professionals within organisations often face frustrating barriers to implementing sustainability initiatives within their organisations. This workshop will take place in the proven format of an ‘Unconference’. The specific discussion topics will be determined by the participants at the beginning of the meeting, based on real cases and experiences. Relevant questions may include such topics as: How can upper management be convinced to integrate sustainability…

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Innovation Breakfast: How to Communicate Sustainability to Your Stakeholders

September 26, 07:45 - 10:30
RobecoSAM, Josefstrasse 218
Zurich, 8005 Switzerland

The climate change movement has given us all a powerful awareness of the crisis facing humanity, but good communication is necessary to mobilize people to act.   For a variety of reasons, people and organisations want to know about the impact of their personal and business activities, and would like to make informed choices. There is also a huge amount of scientific research about what good choices look like, but corporate communications strategies often do not integrate the latest data…

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October 2019

Innovation Breakfast: Moving Around – How Mobility and Spatial Planning Can Influence Our Lives

October 2, 08:00 - 10:00
Kultur Park, 1 Technoparkstrasse
Zürich, ZH 8005 Switzerland

The way we live, work, move around, and use city spaces is intertwined and constantly evolving. Populations globally are moving towards increased urbanisation. People want access to the benefits of the urban environment, but at the same time would like to be able to easily travel in and out of cities to have more living space or to engage in recreation. How do we plan for the future of transport when the way we work and interact with each other…

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