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The Transition to a Circular Economy: a Business Model Perspective

Governmental agencies have a social responsibility to reduce environmental impact to a minimum. In order to reach the European goal of 57% reduction in CO2- equivalents in 2030 and move towards a more circular economy, the European Union is implementing new laws and regulations to hold large organizations accountable for their emissions and broader impact. In this course you will learn how to interpret the new EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), what impact this will have on corporate strategy and business opportunities as well as how technology can be used to measure and manage circular performance in supply chains.

Ecogames. Games and Play for Sustainability Awareness, Communication and Action

*** UPDATE 16-04: Tentative schedule published (see below). Day-to-day program will follow in May. ***   

With the impending climate crisis and its short-term repercussions becoming more ‘tangible’ every year, popular media and especially games are increasingly moving into the center of attention. Whether these so-called ‘ecogames’ can provide new spaces to experiment with alternative forms of sustainable practices and communal organization, or simply reproduce ecomodernist fantasies, both digital and analogue games as well as the player cultures emerging around them are tuned in to many of the pressing environmental concerns we face today.

Smart Sustainable Cities

What does the city of the future look like? Since the beginning of the 21st century the majority of the world population have lived in urban areas. The summer course Smart Sustainable Cities focusses on how to boost the sustainable development of cities. In almost two weeks, we will dive into several highly relevant themes such as clean air, mobility, waste, energy, health and also innovation, inclusiveness, participation and smart solutions to these issues.