December 7, 2017

    Second Conference on Financial Networks and Sustainability

    This three-day conference (January 17-19, 2018), organized by FINEXUS (Center for Financial Networks and Sustainability) and GCF’s board member Prof. Stefano Battiston (ETH Zurich), bridges academic research, industry and policy expertise in an attempt to narrow the current gaps between analytical methods, financial instruments and governance processes.
    November 9, 2017

    GCF @ COP23 in Bonn: discussing green growth and how to turn climate risks

    The Global Climate Forum e.V., the University of Zurich and IIASA, together with partners from several joint H2020 research projects, are organizing 4 side events during the second week of COP23 in Bonn.
    June 15, 2016

    Workshop “Green Corridor – Connecting the EU and the Balkans”

    May 23rd 2016 Representation of the European Commission in Croatia,House of Europe, Ulica Augusta Cesarca, Zagreb The EU and the Balkans are becoming ever strongly interwoven. With Croatia being
the newest EU member and Serbia, Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of
Macedonia (FYROM) and Montenegro being candidate countries, the region is
connecting more closely with the European Union. […]
    December 3, 2015

    Workshop “The impact of public investment programmes illustrated by the example of energy efficiency in buildings.”

    November 25th, 2015 The European Union faces multiple existential problems with a stagnating economy and climate change being one of the biggest challenges of our time. Typically, not only the causes of these crises but also their (partial) solutions are highly correlated. With its 2030 framework for climate and energy policy, the European Union aims […]
    April 28, 2015

    Investment-ortiented climate policy

    February 19th + March 3rd, 2015 Thanks to a number of recent studies, initiated mainly by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), it is possible to show that an investment-oriented climate policy can help overcome the stagnation of the European economy and the social and political crisis […]
    August 14, 2014

    III. Open GSS Conference

    October 8-10th, 2014 Unpacking Green Growth A trans-continental conference The future of global economic growth raises a whole range of questions, including, but not limited to, purely economic ones. Will the successes in reducing global poverty continue? Will inequality within key economies continue to increase? Will global and local environmental disruption continue? In the face […]
    August 10, 2014

    Workshop “Sustainability Skills”

    September 1st, 2014 Europe is fighting with high unemployment rates, especially among young people and in the Southern member states. Considering the debate on Green Growth stimuli in times of daunting secular stagnation, this workshop will focus on the reform of the vocational education in Europe. A panel discussion with high-level decision-makers and a following […]
    July 10, 2014

    Green Business Models and Green Economy Conference

    July 14th, 2014 Economic stagnation as well as climate change are two of the most pressing challenges at a global scale. Despite some positive news, a European economic recovery, especially in terms of employment, is not in sight. Even though there is progress, international climate negotiations have a hard time overcoming the gridlock of the […]
    May 15, 2013

    Second Open Global Systems Science Conference

    June 10-12th, 2013, Brussels, Belgium Organized by the Global Climate Forum on behalf of the steering committee of the EU project GSDP in cooperation with the EU projects EUNOIA, FOC, INSITE, MULTIPLEX, NESS, and the G3M project, funded by the German BMU. The study of problems as diverse as global climate change and global financial […]
    December 9, 2012

    Towards a Sustainable Financial System

    December 8–9th, 2012, Potsdam, Germany What transformations of the global financial system are required to ensure a sustainable development of humankind in the 21st century? The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies – IASS – in Potsdam has started an investigation of this question. To support this inquiry, it will organize a series of workshops together with […]