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January 2020

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

January 23, 18:00 - 21:30
WWF Schweiz, 110 Hohlstrasse
Zurich, ZH 8010 Switzerland
CHF95.00

  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…

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GreenBuzz x CSP Informal Drinks with Special Guests – Ecosystem Restoration

January 31, 18:00 - 21:00
Amboss Rampe, Zollstrasse 80
Zürich, 8005 Switzerland
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This is a joint event between GreenBuzz Zurich and our partner CSP (Center for Sustainable Finance & Private Wealth) Ecosystem Restoration is on many people’s mind at the moment, seeing the tremendous long-term ecosystem damage caused by the Australian bushfires that are haunting Australia at the moment. Join us for the Informal Drinks at Amboss Rampe to talk about ecosystem restoration with the GreenBuzz Community, Wealth Managers from the network of the CSP (Center for Sustainable Finance & Private Wealth)…

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February 2020

Innovation Breakfast: Blended Finance – Mobilizing Private Capital for Impact

February 6, 07:45 - 10:30
responsAbility, Josefstrasse 59
Zürich, 8005
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CHF95.00

  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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GreenBuzz Moderator Training: Unconferences

February 27, 17:45 - 21:00
WWF Schweiz, 110 Hohlstrasse
Zurich, ZH 8010 Switzerland
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  Are you tired of the traditional and sometimes stiff ways of convening, such as conferences, congresses, workshops, presentations and so forth? Do you want to be more involved as a participant and, after any given event, leave more motivated and driven than when you arrived?   Then UNconferences are the right format for you! And GreenBuzz Zurich now exclusively offers this ‘Moderator Training - Unconferences’ to people who want to learn how to convene unconferences themselves, or to companies…

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March 2020

Informal Drinks & Art Exhibition @ Kunsthaus – Olafur Eliasson

March 4, 18:00 - 22:00
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1
Zurich, 8001 Switzerland
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CHF30.00 - CHF40.00

  Join us on the 4th of March for an exclusive GreenBuzz informal drinks at Kunsthaus Zürich with a preceding tour through the exhibition by the Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson.   Olafur Eliasson is one of the most important artists working today, appearing in leading museums and exhibitions worldwide. He is developing a new installation exclusively for the Kunsthaus Zürich. The exhibition’s subject is the relationship between human beings and the other life-forms and species on Earth – a central…

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Thematic Evening: Food Production and Technology – Greener Together?

March 17, 18:00 - 21:30
WWF, 110 Hohlstrasse
Zürich, ZH 8010 Switzerland
CHF95.00

  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,…

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GreenBuzz x Polarstern Workshop: Your Sustainability Communication Strategy on One Single Page

March 26, 14:00 - 18:00
WWF Schweiz, 110 Hohlstrasse
Zurich, ZH 8010 Switzerland
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  This workshop is co-organised by GreenBuzz Zurich and Polarstern Communication Agency. Polarstern's CEO was a speaker at our Innovation Breakfast about an effective sustainability communication last September. See our past events and speakers page for more information.   Communicating about sustainability to stakeholders is a complex task - it requires a great deal of planning and a good understanding of your stakeholders’ needs and attitudes.   In this four-hour workshop, CEO of Polarstern Communication Agency and expert in sustainability…

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April 2020

GreenBuzz x plus305 Workshop: SDG 10 & How to Unlock the Value and Potential of Diversity

April 7, 08:30 - 11:00
WWF Schweiz, 110 Hohlstrasse
Zurich, ZH 8010 Switzerland
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This workshop is co-organised by GreenBuzz Zurich and the Social Impact Boutique PLUS305.   Learn how culture and your own blind spots towards yourself and others are created and how they affect you and others in your professional life. Take concrete steps to integrate intercultural awareness and mindful self-leadership into your diversity & inclusion strategies, communication outputs, and activations.   Sustainability leaders play an important role in achieving the UN’s SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). SDG 10 concerns reducing inequalities, meaning…

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