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Rückblick 2. Future Fashion Day

Wir hatten einen wundervollen Tag mit vielen interessanten Austellern, Vorträgen und einer Catwalk-Show die alle Erwartungen übertroffen hat.

Optimistisch blicken wir auf 2017 und möchten den FutureFashionDay weiter ausbauen.

Alle Bilder zum Event sind im folgenden Link zu sehen https://futurefashionday.wordpress.com/

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2. Future Fashion Day

Ethisch korrekt produziert, nachhaltig und schön?? Wie das gehen kann zeigen wir beim 2. Future Fashion Day. Mit klarem Fokus auf Design und Nachhaltigkeit präsentieren wir Top-Player aus dem Eco-Fashion-Segment. Die Vorbereitungen laufen auf Hochtouren - lasst euch überraschen!

Es werden zahlreiche Aussteller aus der Region, Labels aus deutschlands Modehauptstadt Berlin und auch aus der Sch ... »

Zero Waste Challenge

The aim of this challenge organized by oikos Paderborn is to generate as few waste as possible in the event's week. Participate!

 

More information (in German) here. ... »

FairTrade Coffee Break

As part of the World FairTrade Challenge, oikos Bayreuth organizes a Fairtrade coffee break. Come and support the challenge by drinking fair-trade coffee!

 

More information (in German) can be found on this Facebook event. ... »

oikos Germany Meeting 2016

The oikos Germany Meeting 2016 will be hosted by oikos Paderborn, Germany. Find the preliminary program (in German) here. ... »

Model WTO Baku

We are happy to announce our next project - Model WTO (World Trade Organization) Baku. It is in cooperation with the "UNEC Model UN" and the "Model WTO" with which we also started a cooperation.

Mode WTO Baku will be held on 21-22 May 2016 in Baku, University of Economics.

Two working groups and relevant topics will be simulated at Model WTO Baku:

- Country Working Group: Azerbaijan ... »

L'Oikiche, un rendez-vous incontournable

Pour sa deuxième édition, l'Oikiche a rassemblé plus de 80 personnes et fait l'unanimité auprès des élèves.

Ce qui ne devait être qu'un goûter à la base a pris de l'ampleur et est devenu incontournable. L'Oikiche rassemble des plats préparés à base de produits essentiellement  bios ou produits localement, confectionnés par les membres de l'association. On y trouve, comme son nom ... »

SpringMeeting - Was macht oikos aus?

SpringMeeting    - Was macht oikos aus?

Was charakterisiert uns wirklich? Nicht jeder hat ein klares Bild was sich hinter unserem Slogan „Students for sustainability in economics and management“. Ein Zusammenschluss von Studenten mit einer gemeinsamen Zielsetzung und dem Fokus auf internationale Kommunikation und Austausch von Studenten. Wir alle teilen ein starkes Interesse an nachhal ... »

oikos Talk

Am 26. Januar haben wir wieder ein tolles oikos Event. Dieses Mal einen Talk!

 

Zu Gast: Marc Buckley von ANJA GmbH & Co. KG

 

Wann? 26.01.2016, 19 Uhr

Wo? Uni Hamburg, Raum folgt auf Facebook

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1675024292775502/

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A View on the 20th oikos Conference on Food Labels

"Having been part of the oikos event calendar for more than 20 years, the oikos Conference is the oldest oikos initiative. Since its start in 1988, the aim of the project has been to organize a conference to increase awareness and knowledge about a selected environmental topic, and to generate an impact beyond the conference.

This year’s oikos Conference team, consisting of five and later six ... »

oikos goes: fairgoods - Messe für nachhaltigen Lebensstil

Die Messe für nachhaltigen Lebensstil findet zum ersten mal in der Kölner XPost statt. Parallel dazu läuft auch die Veggienale - Messe für vegan-vegetarische Lebenskultur am selben Ort. Der AK Social Entrepreneurship wird an einer Podiumsdiskussion teilnehmen.

Außerdem erwarten wir Besuch von oikos Paderborn. Wer mitkommen will, schreibt uns einfach an! ... »

oikos Event: Change Club

 

 

 

Am 10.6.2015 fand zum ersten, aber sicherlich nicht letzten Mal der "oikos Change Club" auf dem Campus der Universität Hamburg statt.

 

In entspannter Atmosphäre haben sich Studenten über die Gestaltung eines nachhaltigen Alltags ausgetauscht. Im Fokus standen hierbei vor allem die Themen Banking, Energie, Ernährung und Kleidung.

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Reduce Reuse Recycle

ABGESAGT!!!!

Leider müssen wir die heutige Veranstaltung absagen!

Wir hoffen, euch bald bei einer anderen oikos Veranstaltung begrüßen zu dürfen!

Vortrag von Berthold Schleich (Arge Abfallvermeidung)

Montag, 20.04.2015 18 Uhr HS 11.03 Institut für Geographie und Raumforschung Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz Heinrichstraße 36, 8010 Graz

oikos Graz freut sich auf euer kommen ... »

Úplné zásobování obnovitelnou energií

Na co se těšit?  

Téma obnovitelná energie je čím dal tím aktuálnější. Evropská unie má za cíl zvyšovat podíl obnovitelných zdrojů energie na 20 procent celkově využívané energie, čemuž věnuje všechny možné nástroje. Jak to dopadne na nás? Může obnovitelná energie úplně nahradit fosilně-jaderný systém energie a náklady na přestavbu? Pojďte si po ... »

Weihnachtlicher Upcycling-Workshop vom ÖSSFO

Noch kein Weihnachtsgeschenk? Interessiert, aus Altem und Unbrauchbarem etwas Neues zu machen? Das ökosoziale Studierendenforum organisiert am 16. Dezember einen Upcycling-Workshop für alle Interessierten anlässlich ihres monatlichen Nachhaltigkeitstreffens.

 

Anmeldungen unter office@oessfo.at

 

Wann: 16. Dezember, 19-22 Uhr

Wo: 15. Bezirk, genauere Infos bei Anmeldung ... »

Asia Meet 2015

The next Asia Meet will be hosted by oikos New Delhi and the main topic is going to be sustainable urbanisation. More information coming soon! ... »

Future Lecture 1 an der TU Wien

Das Forum Umweltbildung lädt alle am Thema Nachhaltigkeit Interessierten in und außerhalb der Universitäten und Hochschulen zur ersten Dennis Meadows Future Lecture in diesem Semester an der TU Wien ein:

  "Der Begriff der Nachhaltigkeit hat unseren Alltag  gänzlich durchdrungen. Tatsächlich ist er inzwischen zu einem Synonym für das   positive Handeln geworden. Doch  für wen ... »

Nachhaltigkeits Kontroversen - Gut leben oder korrekt leben?

Über Nachhaltigkeit, Ethik und Politik.

 

Am 4. November um 18:30 findet die dritte Folge der Reihe „WU-NachhaltigkeitsKontroversen“ des Kompetenzzentrums für Nachhaltigkeit der WU statt, bei der es um die Frage gehen wird, ob sich ein „nachhaltiges“ Leben eigentlich lohnt. Hauptreferent ist der Philosoph Robert Pfaller. Mit ihm diskutieren die WU-Professorin Verena Madner, di ... »

Food(Re)Cycle - CEE Meeting 2014

 

 

 

 

The third annual oikos Meeting for Central and Eastern Europe stirred up a discussion about the world’s current food systems. Set in Prague, the beautiful and ancient capital of the Czech Republic, the CEE Meeting 2014 was called "Food(Re)Cycle." The meeting gathered oikees across Europe and Asia to debate challenges of food production as well as consumpti ... »

Central and Eastern European Meeting

The main theme of the conference is sustainability opportunities in  agricutlure, food supply chain and waste management. We will inquire into the whole food cycle.

Host city:Prague

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Organic Growth at Sonnentor

Abstract

 

From a small village in Northern Austria, Sonnentor had developed into a multinational organic food production company exporting teas, spices, and related products to more than 50 countries around the globe (see Figure 1 for an overview of the case setting). The case follows entrepreneur Johannes Gutmann on the growth path of his firm, and focuses on unusual strategic and ope ... »

oikos Case Quarterly: Fairtrade Issue 13, March 2014

As of today, fairtrade products can be found in almost any grocery store. Both, sales volume and variety of products available keep increasing at a fast pace. Much has been discussed about the certification instruments and the concept behind the fairtrade movement. However, cases discussing the business models of fairtrade initiatives are rare. We hereby present two cases to help explore the chall ... »

Search for Beer Crate II

Dear Students, the memorable moment has come! According to the statistics an average Pole drank 99 litres of beer in the year 2013. Just one remove from one hundred! It is mainly the students that contributed to the beer statistics, thus it is on your beer consumption that the increase relies. Become the leaders of the beer industry! oikos Warsaw invites you to improve the statistics with a bottle ... »

Trip to Ciechanów Brewery

Trip to Ciechanów Brewery that will consist of sightseeing with the Chief Brewer explaining the method of production non-pasteurized, organic beer as well as the beer tasting session. The journey is to start at 9 a.m. and will last till the afternoon (we hope to organize an oikos dinner). Meeting point is the parking in front of the Warsaw School of Economics. Total cost of the trip equals to 25 ... »

oikos Case Quarterly: Food Industry Issue 12, December 2013

The number of issues and implications the food industry faces in terms of sustainability is incommensurable. We hereby present four cases to help illustrate some of the most fundamental dilemmas, opportunities and challenges of the industry.

Table of contents:

 

→ Foreword

→Gerardo Lozano (EGADE, Mexico) - HEB International Supermarkets and the Banco de Alimentos de Caritas de ... »

SŁOIKOS

Are you bored with steaks? Want to impress your boyfriend/girlfriend with newly acquired cooking talents? Learn how to prepare sth more sophisticated than just a cup of tea? Or simply want to become vege? If you have answered YES to at least one of the questions, our workshops are simply perfect for you! oikos Warsaw would like to invite you for SŁOIKOS, workshops of preparing vegetarian cousine ... »

Madécasse: Competing with a 4x Fairtrade Business Model

Case Abstract

 

Brett Beach and Tim McCollum, co-founders of Madécasse, spent two years as Peace Corps volunteers in Madagascar. During that time, they fell in love with the country and its people. Recognizing the need of the Malagasy for stable jobs and fair wages and the connection between poverty and environmental destruction, Brett and Tim discussed possibilities for a social enter ... »

Florida Ice & Farm: Sustainability Champion from an Emerging Economy

Case Abstract

 

This case describes how Florida Ice & Farm (FIFCO), Costa Rica’s leading beverage company, develops and implements a triple bottom line strategy that addresses not only its financial returns but also its social and environmental performance. This initiative was adopted during the financial crisis, severely testing FIFCO’s commitment to sustainability.

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Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.: Food with Integrity

Case Abstract

 

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) was a Denver, Colorado-based chain that competed in the fast casual segment of the restaurant industry. The chain offered a range of Mexican food items in its 1,316 restaurants, which were predominantly in the United States. Founder and current co-CEO, Steve Ells had emphasized not only good tasting food but also a commitment to sustain ... »

All Good Bananas. Selling the Fair Trade Message

Case Abstract

 

In June 2012, serial ecopreneur, Chris Morrison, was wondering just how many All Good Bananas he could sell into banana-hungry New Zealand. From trials bringing Fairtrade bananas to New Zealand in 2008, All Good Bananas had grown to take 5% of the market share in a fiercely competitive industry dominated by large multi-national corporations with a legacy of poor environm ... »

oikos Case Quarterly: Beverage Industry | Issue 10, June 2013

Welcome to Issue 10 (Spring 2013) of the oikos Case Quarterly!

 

The latest issue of the oikos Case Quarterly focuses on the sustainability practices and challenges of the beverage industry. Four cases are presented that depict a variety of common industry issues such as boycotts by customers and activists, challenges of operating in unstable political and social contexts and th ... »

Of Orangutans and Chainsaws: Cargill, Inc. Confronts The Rainforest Action Network’s Palm Oil Advocacy

Case Abstract

 

From October 2007 till September 2010, the Rainforest Action Network (RAN), an environment and sustainability-focused nongovernmental organization (NGO) mounted a public campaign against Cargill, the United States-based agribusiness company. The campaign advocated the production and sale of sustainable palm oil because traditional palm oil cultivation destroyed rainfores ... »

Coke in the Cross Hairs: Water, India, and the University of Michigan

Case Abstract

 

The case drives a discussion around events in 2005-2006 when the University of Michigan decided to cut its contract with Coca-Cola because of the company’s environmental issues in India and labor issues in Colombia. The case follows Coca-Cola’s changing approach to water management through the University of Michigan situation, which was both unique and also telling o ... »

Burgerville: Sustainability and Sourcing in a QSR Supply Chain

Case Abstract

 

Burgerville, a local quick-serve restaurant chain in the Pacific Northwest prides itself on its attention to keeping its menu items “Fresh, Local, Sustainable.” A family-owned business with deep social values, Burgerville prides itself on leadership in environmental and social initiatives. While Burgerville sells hamburgers, milkshakes and fries, they highlight ingre ... »

Portland Roasting Company: Farm Friendly Direct

Case Abstract

 

This case describes the issues and dilemmas facing a company in their efforts to differentiate their product through a social sustainability programme. Over the years, the company has built a strong reputation with their sustainability efforts, particularly amongst their peers in the specialty coffee industry. There is some question as to whether this reputation has been ... »

Farmstar Goes Global: Corporate Entrepreneurship Bringing Sustainable Value Innovation to Agribusinesses

Case Abstract

 

In 2006 Infoterra France was created as a subsidiary of European aerospace group EADSAstrium to develop and commercialise earth observation satellite technologies with partners Arvalis. Among these was the precision agriculture product – Farmstar. Farmstar provides farmers with recommendations throughout the growing season and enabled subscribers to manage their crops ... »

Coca-Cola India's Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy

Case Abstract

 

This case is about Coca-Cola’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives in India. It details the activities taken up by Coca-Cola India’s management and employees to contribute to the society and community in which the company operates. Coca-Cola India being one of the largest beverage companies in India, realised that CSR had to be an integral part of its c ... »

Kapai New Zealand: Eat Your Greens!

Case Abstract

 

By August 2007, Kapai New Zealand Limited had grown from an idea to two salad stores with two more on the way, and ambitions for national and international expansion. James Irvine and Justin Lester had returned from their travels abroad, keen to start a successful business, and to promote both their country and healthy eating.  Despite their big ambitions, they were res ... »

Transforming the Global Fishing Industry: The Marine Stewardship Council at Full Sail?

Case Abstract

 

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is an non-government organisation (NGO) - headquartered in London and established by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Unilever in 1997 to set up a certification and eco-labelling system for sustainable fishing. The case describes the MSC's initial and more recent challenges including the Tragedy of the Commons, a wide range of less w ... »