Encouraging sustainable lifestyles with 14 Finnish municipalities

The acceleration of sustainable lifestyles continues, and accelerates, in Finland. In autumn and winter 2019-2020, in total about 250 households in 14 municipalities around Southern and Central Finland enrolled to plan and try out sustainable lifestyle choices for reducing their carbon and material footprints. D-mat organized ten roadmapping workshops together with the municipalities involved. In […]

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Presentation of the SLA project at RIISE at the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology

Amrit Srinivasan presented on the SLA project and SUSLA at the Sustainability Session of RIISE, a public event hosted at the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology on January 31, 2020. The session was well attended by Institute faculty colleagues, students and researchers, business start-ups working on sustainability and corporates. A RIISE poster session was organised, where […]

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New interprofessional Club for students

KP Klimaklubben is a new interprofessional club for students, graduates and employees across twenty educations at Copenhagen University College. It is a collaboration across twenty educations and professions to debate, develop ideas and initiate concrete activities that accommodate climate challenges. SLA Denmark has established a collaboration with the newly-formed alumni organisation. During the opening of […]

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Involving students and households in Copenhagen, Denmark

Roadmapping workshops were successful in September 2019 in Copenhagen with the involvement of students from the international BA programme in Global Nutrition and Health. All households were informed about solutions they could implement and the benefits of such. It was regarded rewarding to work together on finding and implementing sustainable solutions for their lives. Motivating […]

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CITY CYCLING 2.0: Cycling towards climate protection

The campaign CITY CYCLING for sustainable mobility and bicycle promotion in German municipalities, initiated by Climate Alliance, went into the 2nd round! Nearly 1100 municipalities in Germany and thousands of local politicians, school classes, associations, companies and citizens took part again this year in order to make an important contribution to climate protection and to […]

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10 Billion

On 11 July 1987, the Earth’s population exceeded 5 billion for the first time, according to the United Nations. Two years later, in 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) decided to declare the international World Population Day on that date in order to raise awareness of the challenges of a […]

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Getting started: SLA in Finland gathered together nine municipalities to accelerate sustainable lifestyles in 2019

In Finland nine municipalities are about to activate their citizens to try out sustainable lifestyles during the autumn 2019. To get it all started, D-mat and representatives from the municipalities met in June in Porvoo, where eight families participated in the project last year with great results. The sunny (but windy) day consisted of sharing […]

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SLA Pilot families reduce their Lifestyle Carbon Footprints up to 18%!

7 pilot families of Sant Cugat del Vallès achieve reducing their lifestyle carbon footprint in 13% average through the international Sustainable Lifestyle Accelerator Project! Between 6 and 18% of carbon emissions could be avoided by families through behavioural changes in their daily life in the areas of housing, nutrition, mobility, purchases and leisure activities. Within […]

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