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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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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 26 and 27th November 2012 in Brussels. The conference will present scenarios for sustainable living [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 ones? The SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 project is currently developing a research agenda which[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 greener economy” in Rio de Janeiro. Together with four other projects funded through the EU Framework P[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 the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in the RioCentro, Rio de Janeiro,[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 include elements such as “Transparency gets the prices right”, “Wikidemocracy”, “Rediscovery of local reso[more]