World Urban Forum 2022

Katowice International Conference Centre plac Sławika i Antalla 1, Katowice, Polen

The World Urban Forum (WUF) is the premier global conference on sustainable urbanization. WUF11 will be held in the Polish city of Katowice, and we are excited that our Managing Director, Lewis Akenji, has been invited to give the Keynote Speech and Inspirational Thinking at the Opening Ceremony. 

Climate change education for social transformation | UNESCO Event Series | #3 Education for post-carbon green economies

On the 28th of June 2022, Hot or Cool Institute, together with Policy Lead, Magnus Bengtsson, joined the webinar #3 Education for post-carbon green economies, the third event of the new series of monthly conversations on climate change education for social transformation.  UNESCO-UNFCCC's Webinar Series consists of 8 webinars for this season, one on the …

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Realistically radical policy options | CREDS in Conversation Series

Equitably and quickly distributing the world’s limited and fast-shrinking global carbon budget is one of the critical challenges of our time. This question is addressed by the Hot or Cool Institute’s Towards a Fair Consumption Space for All report in which CREDS researchers participated. Hosted by CREDS, this webinar features its researchers and other authors …

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Bits & Bäume-Conference 2022

Berlin

How the digital societal transformation is related to the challenges of social justice and ecological sustainability is still far too little discussed. One thing is clear: the way in which new technologies are designed and used has a major impact on a large number of social and ecological challenges of our time! How and by …

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Human Rights Film Festival Berlin

Berlin

Documentaries are a powerful means to inspire people and raise awareness of human rights violations. The Human Rights Film Festival Berlin (HRFFB) is a hybrid on- & offline festival at the heart of the German capital, taking place from 13 - 23 October, 2022. For 10 days, the festival focuses on stories from all parts …

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Shifting the Fashion Narrative: Rethinking aspiration in a world of overconsumption

Online

When: 23 November 2022, 14:00 to 15:30 CET Registration: https://bit.ly/JoinShiftingFashion In less than a decade, Black Friday has become a global event, incentivizing overconsumption and impacting the environment. But we also see a growing movement to boycott Black Friday, with numerous brands refusing to participate in the discounts. The main question is, ‘How can consumer …

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REPORT LAUNCH: Unfit, Unfair, Unfashionable | resizing fashion for a fair consumption space

Online

    Join authors Hot or Cool Institute and an exciting lineup of expert speakers for the online launch of the report: Unfit, Unfair, Unfashionable: resizing fashion for a fair consumption space. Register here   Current fashion trends in consumption, and in particular fast fashion, cannot be maintained if we aim to achieve a fair and …

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World Circular Economy Forum | Consumers in a circular economy

Helsinki , Finland

From the 30th of May until the 2nd of June, the World Circular Economy Forum 2023 will gather forward-looking thinkers and doers and present the game-changers in the circular economy. The Hot or Cool Institute will join the Consumers in a circular economy session with its Programme Lead, Luca Coscieme. During the event, experts will …

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Sufficiency: from a consumer to a sufficient society | World Resource Forum

Online

The World Resource Forum 2023, taking place in Geneva, will propose an engaging and interactive programme to dive into some of the key topics around sustainable resource use, across the three conference tracks of sufficiency, value chains and digitalisation. During the 3-days event, Hot or Cool Institute will join the panel debate titled "Sufficiency: from a consumer to a …

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Happy Planet Index 2024 Launch Event

Online

  On the 2nd May, the Hot or Cool Institute is publishing the latest edition of the Happy Planet Index, the original indicator of sustainable wellbeing.  As well as revealing which countries come closest to the goal of good lives that don’t cost the earth, the report will – for the first time – analyse …

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