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  • How climate change challenges the ski tourism industry

    How climate change challenges the ski tourism industry
    29.06.2017 | Plamena Petrakieva | Views: 1343

    The world has changed in the last two centuries. The climate changes, caused by the Industrial revolution and our harmful environmental actions. It has become a huge challenge for several industries and the ski tourism is one of them. The climate change and snow, and many other things...

  • BPM for Sustainable Innovation

    BPM for Sustainable Innovation
    15.06.2017 | Boris Borchev | Views: 872

    In the CASI project we define sustainable innovation as “ any incremental or radical change in the social, service, product, governance, organisational, system and marketing landscape that leads to positive environmental, economic and social transformations without compromising the needs,...

  • The unbearable lightness of being right

    The unbearable lightness of being right
    31.05.2017 | Kaisa Matschoss | Views: 666

    An expert is a person who know more and more about less and less, until she/he knows everything about nothing. Yes, been there and done that. That’s why projects such as CASI are dramatically important. They make us know more and more about more and more, while at the same time ensuring...

  • Did you know that you can produce energy by dancing or walking?

    Did you know that you can produce energy by dancing or walking?
    26.05.2017 | Alba Avarello | Views: 958

    A walk in a shopping centre or a dancing night out are all leisure activities that every one of us can do to relax and enjoy some time during the weekend. But, have you ever thought that just by doing this, you could produce energy? Energy Floors, a dynamic driven company based in...

  • Energy management systems: bridge between individual commitment and responsibility of companies?

    24.05.2017 | Lisa Beiderwieden | Views: 712

    To achieve the climate target, sustainable innovations have to take place not only with individuals but in companies too. Advanced sustainable technology is not enough, information and organisational structures must also become more efficient. These structures can be continuously improved using...

  • Commitment to Biking - towards a more sustainable mobility system

    Commitment to Biking - towards a more sustainable mobility system
    31.03.2017 | Fernanda Pinto Amorim | Views: 843

    Sustainable mobility has been gaining increasing prominence in Europe and Portugal, both by the impact of public investments in large cities (even in those characterized by a trend of little bicycle use) and by the recognition in public policies of their importance as a means of transport. ...

  • Can sandy beaches be the answer to a better energy storage?

    Can sandy beaches be the answer to a better energy storage?
    23.03.2017 | Alba Avarello | Views: 1091

    Coming from a Sicilian family, I know very well the heat of Sicilian sandy beaches. A memory of my childhood is the burning feet when walking on the sand: for going from your sunbed to the shore for a bit of freshness, you had to run very quickly. At the time, I never thought that the sand...

  • Environmental Responsibility in the Tourism Industry

    Environmental Responsibility in the Tourism Industry
    21.03.2017 | Boris Borchev | Views: 2593

    The travel and tourism sector has developed into an industry with a substantial economic impact.  It changes the world but not always for the better. In a book titled, Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism , the American journalist Elizabeth Becker uncovers that what was...

  • The Importance of Sustainable Innovation in Sport

    The Importance of Sustainable Innovation in Sport
    20.02.2017 | Boris Borchev | Views: 1280

    The purpose of this blog post is to address the challenge how sports can be engaged as an important channel to reach citizens and to inform them about society’s challenges related to environment and resource efficiency. Additionally, by providing information and setting an example by...

  • Electronic Waste: Producers’ Responsibility?

    Electronic Waste: Producers’ Responsibility?
    17.01.2017 | Floridus Beck | Views: 22995

    Every year millions of tonnes of e-waste are produced worldwide. This number has always been growing since we started using electronic devices, but in the past decade the rise was higher than ever before. The relatively young segment of consumer electronics has surely added to the trend. But...

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