Worldwatch Events

“Planet Earth, The Other Possible World”- Congress In Grosseto, Italy

Worldwatch Europe's Director Bo Normander will present the State of the World 2014 at the Congress “Planet Earth, the other possible world” in Grosseto, Italy.

The congress brings together researchers and thinkers from all over the world, who dedicate their research for the transition towards a sustainable society. Current solutions, projects and technologies for a planet change will be presented and debated.

According to the organisers, there will be a selection of speakers ranging from a variety of backgrounds, including:

State of the World 2014 Seminar in Stockholm

Actions to prevent climate change, species loss, social inequity, and other sustainability challenges are being driven by grassroots movements around the world, often in opposition to the agendas pursued by governments and corporations.

These diverse efforts are the subject of the latest volume in the Worldwatch Institute’s highly regarded State of the World series. Welcome to the launching of the report State of the World 2014: Governing for Sustainability followed by a discussion on sustainability from a grassrot perspective.

Programme

State of the World 2014 Launch & Seminar

Governance: Adapting Humanity to an Ailing Planet

It has long been believed that science and reason would drive government action on the global sustainability challenges of climate change, growing inequity, and resource scarcity. Or that, with the proper signals, markets could drive a clean economy transition. But government actions, corporate and civil society involvement, and other efforts have mostly disappointed these expectations.

How can we push governments and corporations to act effectively to secure a decent future for all?

Green Book Festival in Brussels

Worldwatch Europe's Director will present keynote at the Green Book Festival in Brussels

The Green Book Festival in Brussels is the meeting place for everyone concerned with the transition to a sustainable society. It is where writers, scientists, thinkers and do-ers alike meet and discuss the options for the future. Participants can come and listen or take part in the debate at one of the ‘Slow Transition Tables’.

Sustainability International Forum in Rome Italy

The Sustainability International Forum (SIF) is a favorite spot for dialogue and exchange between companies, institutions, academia, associations, and students. It offers a place for people to reflect on the challenges and trends with regards to global sustainable development, to analyze the way the green and blue economies are influencing and guiding the evolution of economic growth on a human scale, and the opportunities of such transitions.

On November 21, State of the World 2013 Co-Director Tom Prugh will present key themes from the report.

Global Eco Forum Barcelona

Bo Normander, Director of Worldwatch Europe, Will Speak at GEF 2013

Italian launch of State of the World 2013

The momentum around Worldwatch's key publication State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible? continues to grow. Under the scientific coordination of Gianfranco Bologna the report was compiled and translated into Italian by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to keep seeking to restore the meaning of the term "sustainability" in various languages.

’Business Innovation in a Living Economy’ Launch and Seminar at the European Parliament

Seminar: Business Innovation in a Living Economy

We are delighted to partner up for a second year with Greek member of the European Green Party, MEP Nikos Chrysogelos, in order to launch our latest report "Business Innovation in a Living Economy" at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Pre-Launch of ’Sustainable Business’ Report at Rebuild21

At this year’s Rebuild21 Conference in Copenhagen, Worldwatch Europe will be presenting highlights from our new report, 'Business Innovation in a Living Economy', featuring sustainable innovation cases from leading European corporations. Following the pre-launch at Rebuild21, the entire report will be launched at the European Parliament on June 4.

State of the World 2013 Symposium in Helsinki

Seminar in Helsinki: Is Sustainability Still Possible?

Worldwatch President Robert Engelman will be presenting the Finnish edition of the State of the World 2013 report.This year's edition of Worldwatch's flagship publication aims to create a debate around the issues of sustainability metrics and showcase a way to true sustainability.

Join Worldwatch on Thursday, 2 May 2013, 16:30 at Gaudeamus Helsinki University. Read more here (in Finnish)