At this year’s first board meeting of the Right Livelihood Award Foundation (“Alternative Nobel Prize”), we “young people” were able to benefit from the extensive experiences of Daniel Ellsberg, a person who had already acted as a whistle-blower by the late 1960s −
It’s a small step towards sustainability, and it has now been implemented by the vast majority of companies obliged to do so: they have based their reporting systems on the requirements laid out by the so-called CSR-RUG.
“Good design – how it works and how it can transform companies” – when the Buchholz-based incubator ISI announced a talk with this title we were eager to attend and excited to see what an industrial designer specialised in packaging considers to be “good design”.
Here’s the good news: yes, we can! Christina von Haaren of the Institute of Environmental Planning at the University of Hanover and her team are currently preparing a study for the Federal Ministry of the Environment in Germany
The Austrian Erwin Thoma is in his mid-fifties and a forester as well as an economist by trade. He owns a company that builds homes from solid wood – without any screws or glue. Thoma is also an author, and he has the following message: be like the spruce tree!