Research cooperation Climate Change
The Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability is cooperating with the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in a research project on climate change commissioned by the International Resource Panel (IRP) of the United Nations Environment Programme.
In collaboration with Prof. Sangwon Suh and Joe Bergensen of the Bren School, Borderstep is preparing estimates through 2050 of the global environmental impacts and CO2 abatement potentials that may result from the use of energy management in buildings.
An assessment model was developed for this purpose. It tracks resource use and savings achieved from energy management in buildings on the basis of scenarios and life-cycle data gathered during the project. The results of this study be summarized in an International Resource Panel report.
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