The Centre for Sustainable Design® : Sustainable Innovation series of conferences

The Centre for Sustainable Design®

The Centre for Sustainable Design® (CfSD) organizes the internationally recognized ‘Sustainable Innovation’ series of conferences, which is in its 20th year (2015) and has attracted more than 2,000 delegates from over 50 countries. Borderstep is regularly involved in the Sustainable Innovation series of conferences by serving on the review board, chairing sessions and giving keynote speeches.

CfSD has organized and co-organized conferences in Europe, North America and Asia covering sustainable innovation and product sustainability. In addition, events have been organized with partners on new or emerging issues, e.g. major European and Asian conferences on sustainable consumption & production (SCP), eco-design and product-service-systems (PSS).

CfSD has also set up and facilitated a range of expert workshops related to sustainable innovation and product sustainability with a particular focus on green electronics, packaging, marketing, corporate social responsibility (CSR), electronic reporting, “producer responsibility” legislation and product policy.

Borderstep News

Strengthening green start-ups 13.12.2018

With a total of 12 events from the Ruhr area to the Black Forest, Borderstep will be exploring the green start-up scene in Germany from February 2019. The purpose of the format is to convey knowledge about the general conditions, the significance, the trends and the hurdles of green start-ups. More

#SGA18: These are the Winners 21.11.2018

The winners of the StartGreen Awards 2018 and the StartGreen@ School Awards 2018 have been announced. The award ceremony took place for the fourth time in a row as part of "Gründerwoche Deutschland" at the Federal Environment Ministry in Berlin. More

EURAM 2019: Call for papers 26.10.2018

For the track "Sustainability, Circular and Green Tech Innovation" of the EURAM Conference 2019, scientific articles (full papers) can be submitted until 15 January 2019. Borderstep Director Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter is co-chair of the track. More