An exhibition set up jointly by design centres from around the Baltic Sea and the German Environment Agency showcases successful examples for ecodesign in order to inspire other designers and consumers. With this exhibition, the Interreg project EcoDesign Circle fosters European integration as a prerequisite for a more competitive Europe.
The German Ecodesign Award (Bundespreis Ecodesign) is Germany’s highest state award for ecological design. In the four categories of product, service, concept and young talents, it awards submissions that meet the highest ecological and design quality requirements.
The Green List presents the furniture that meets high environmental requirements, the Nordic Swan Ecolabel, within the agreement for the Regional Authority of Västra Götaland (VGR), a public organisation responsible for healthcare with 55,000 employees.
The Smart Map is a mapping of initiatives that promotes access over ownership, for instance bike kitchens where volunteers show you how to fix your bike, electric car pools, and solidarity fridges where anybody can leave and pick up food.
SUSTAINORDIC is a platform and network that aims to promote sustainable consumption and production based on a Nordic perspective, in accordance with the UN’s Global Goal 12 of Agenda 2030. The initiative takes its starting point in a joint Manifesto with 12 underlying subgoals. The Manifesto has interpreted Goal 12 into more concrete points of action, which resonate with Nordic values and culture.
Think Sustainably is a service which resembles a city guide with sustainability as the main factor. It allows local residents and foreign visitors to make sustainable choices on a daily basis. It filters content from the MyHelsinki.fi website to suggest sustainable services, such as restaurants, shops, sights, events and accommodation.