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

How much energy does the cloud need? 13.03.2019

In a joint study, the Environment Agency Austria and the German Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability are analysing for the first time which IT infrastructure and IT services are used across the EU via the Internet. More

Borderstep welcomes On Purpose at its Berlin office 25.02.2019

Their associate-programme offers motivated professionals the opportunity to get to know the sustainable entrepreneurship sector. Currently, Martin Strobel is developing the StartGreen platform at Borderstep Institute as an On Purpose associate. More

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