Circular Procurement - back to source
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

Circular Procurement - back to source

To buy or to lease? To buy products with recycled / recyclable content or not? What to do with the product when we do not need it anymore? Procurement functions wield enormous purchasing power and influences directly the supply chain. Leveraging this power by buying more sustainable products and services can help transform markets in sustainable ways, produce economic, social and environmental benefits.

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Old Building – New Life
Jul
23
6:00 PM18:00

Old Building – New Life

  • Future Impact Hub Basel Coworking space (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At work or home, how can our every-day actions contribute to improving a building's overall energy usage? And why should we bother? Currently, the building industry accounts for 40% of global energy use, 30% of energy-related GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions, approximately 12% of water use, and nearly 40% of waste (source: United Nations Environment Program).

We can do better!

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Climate & Circular Economy
Jul
16
6:00 PM18:00

Climate & Circular Economy

For the Climate KIC Summer Journey, we are co-organizing an event where we will welcome international startups, professionals and students to learn more about Circular Economy in Switzerland and how this framework could help them shape their businesses in a climate friendly way.

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Geneva Startup Weekend: IH challenge - Non-PET Plastic in Geneva
Jun
21
to Jun 23

Geneva Startup Weekend: IH challenge - Non-PET Plastic in Geneva

Startup Weekend is back in Geneva this June for a special Sustainable Revolution edition. This event is dedicated to ecology, ethic, social, circular and local economy in partnership with Impact Hub Geneva. You can come alone or with your friends; with or without an idea and participate to the creation of a new startup’s project.

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Circular Economy: Clean Water
Jun
19
6:15 PM18:15

Circular Economy: Clean Water

Von einem der 100 Brunnen der Stadt Bern trinken? Kein Problem: Die meisten haben hier Trinkwasserqualität. Doch man muss nicht weit reisen, um zu wissen, dass das nicht selbstverständlich ist: Wir verdanken diesen Luxus sauberen Quellen und Aufbereitungsanlagen auf dem neuesten Stand. An diesem Circular Economy Event beleuchten wir zwei innovative Lösungen Rund ums Thema «Wasser» aus zwei ganz verschiedenen Blickwinkeln

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Feeding Cities: L'agriculture urbaine - le rôle des villes dans la transition écologique
Jun
17
6:00 PM18:00

Feeding Cities: L'agriculture urbaine - le rôle des villes dans la transition écologique

Nous nous dirigeons vers une population mondiale de 9 milliards d'habitants et nos zones urbaines accueillent la plupart des habitants de la planète. La nécessité de faire preuve de créativité pour fournir une alimentation de qualité, produite de manière responsable est de plus en plus grande. La production des biens alimentaires a également un effet considérable sur les émissions mondiales de gaz à effet de serre et peuvent donc jouer un rôle important dans leur réduction.

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Documentary Screening: System Reset
Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

Documentary Screening: System Reset

System Reset is a feature-length documentary which explores this story of change in our economy.

Shot in London, Amsterdam and Barcelona, this film is a DIF 2018 exclusive. It features some of the leading thinkers in materials, economics, the commons movement, FabLabs, digital citizenship, urban planning and architecture. Don't miss your opportunity to see them collectively weave a picture of how our economy could operate.

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AI & Circular Economy - How can AI accelerate the transition?
Mar
19
6:30 PM18:30

AI & Circular Economy - How can AI accelerate the transition?

What are the challenges of our current linear economic model? What new approaches and solutions are needed to transform our economic model in a more sustainable & future friendly one? How can AI and new technologies play a role in shifting our economic model?

During this evening we want to answer those questions with AI experts and initiatives from the field. We will learn how powerful technologies of data analysis (Artificial intelligence & Machine learning), can be in complementing people’s skills and allowing them to deal with better complexity and make better sense of abundant data.

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