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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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Friday 2012-04-27
Exchanges with design experts at Cumulus conference in Helsinki: Upcoming SPREAD expert workshop

During the Cumulus Conference in Helsinki a SPREAD expert workshop will be hosted on 24 May 2012 in cooperation with the DESIS network (Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability) to reflect on the scenarios for sustainable lifestyles in 2050 developed by SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050.[more]

Thursday 2012-04-12
SPREAD infographic available: Understanding Sustainable Lifestyles in the EU. Today’s Facts & Tomorrow’s Trends

On the basis of the SPREAD baseline report and some additional research, an infographic has been created as a visual tool for understanding sustainable lifestyles in Europe. It highlights the connections between EU lifestyle impacts, behaviour drivers, infrastructure enablers and promising practices[more]

Sunday 2012-03-25
SPREAD exchanges ideas with Education & Sustainable Living experts at the PERL Conference, Beyond Consumption: Pathways to Responsible Living in Berlin 18-20 March

In conjunction with PERL (Partnership for Education & Responsible Living) the SPREAD team organised mid-March a workshop to draw inputs from Education & Sustainable Living experts on the role of education and skills in enabling our future sustainable lifestyle scenarios, in order to support the repr[more]

Monday 2012-02-27
My sustainable future – SPREAD involves citizens in four countries to make sustainable lifestyles more tangible

The SPREAD process of reaching out to citizens across Europe has made important steps forward. How do sustainable lifestyles taste and feel in 2050? What are people's aspirations and ideas about good life in the future? How can we reach them without compromising our welfare? These among other topics[more]

Tuesday 2012-02-21
(How) can social media contribute to sustainable lifestyles? SPREAD led panel discussion and workshop

What promising practices already exist? And what could the contribution of social media be in the future, for example in 2050? What are the steps needed in order to reach the vision of sustainable ways of living regarding social media? These are the questions that were discussed at the recent Socia[more]