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Key Facts:
Project start: 1 January 2011
Project end: 31 December 2012
Funding Scheme: European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme
(Coordination and Support Action)
EU Contribution: 1,423,082 €
Grant Agreement Nr: 263962


Coordinator: Collaborating Centre
on Sustainable Consumption and
Production (CSCP)
Project Director: Cheryl Hicks
Project Manager: Nora Brüggemann

EC Scientific Officer: Perla Srour-Gandon

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News & Events


When? Meeting description & location
May 24 & 25, 2011 The Future of Sustainable Lifestyles Conference; Cologne, Germany:
Launch Conference and Working Group Workshop Series I
For more information see: www.future-lifestyles-entrepreneurship.org
June 27 2011 Workshop on Sustainable Lifestyles in the Energy field;
Brussels, Belgium
September 22 & 23 2011 Working Group Workshop Series II:
Envisioning the potential for new sustainable lifestyles and their enabling factors,
Milano, Italy
For more information see: www.sustainable-lifestyles.eu/about-the-project/news-events/building-visions.html
September 21 2011 Working Group Core Team Meetings;
Milano, Italy
November 10 2011 EU Stakeholder conferenc: Visions and Policy Action; Brussels, Belgium
For more information see: www.sustainable-lifestyles.eu/about-the-project/news-events/visions-and-action-conference.html
November 23 & 24 2011 Workshop Series III:
Future scenarios and back-casting stakeholder workshop,
Helsinki, Finland
For more information see: www.sustainable-lifestyles.eu/about-the-project/news-events/counting-backwards.html
January-February 2012 4 face-to-face and 1 virtual People’s forum meetings. For more information see: www.sustainable-lifestyles.eu/about-the-project/news-events/people_forum_ifuture.html
June 14 & 18 2012 Side events at Rio+20
For more information see: www.sustainable-lifestyles.eu/news/newsdetails/article/spread-at-rio-20-join-our-side-event-on-june-14.html
September 2012 Closing conference; Brussels, Belgium

Latest News

Wednesday 2012-09-05
Save the date for the next Sustainable Lifestyles conference - presentation of final results of the SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 project in Brussels

The SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 project is inviting its platform of practitioners and experts to discuss project results, shape, scope and initiate future projects on sustainable lifestyles on [more]

Thursday 2012-08-02
Help Shape the Future European Research on Sustainable Lifestyles!

Do researchers pay enough attention to factors that make our societies viable? Are there any good suggestions for how we can transform our current, unsustainable lifestyles to less resource-intensive [more]

Wednesday 2012-06-27
SPREAD to be presented during EU side event in Rio today

This afternoon, the SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 project will be presented during the EU side event “EU research on sustainable natural resource management for more inclusive societies and a gre[more]

Tuesday 2012-06-12
SPREAD at Rio+20 – Join our side event on June 14

On Tuesday, 14 June 2012 the SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 project will host the side event "SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050. The Future of Sustainable living, an European perspective" during[more]

Tuesday 2012-05-08
SPREAD scenarios on future sustainable lifestyles 2050 are now available

The SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 project has finalized the development of four future scenarios of possible societies to overcome challenges of current unsustainable lifestyles. Scenarios includ[more]