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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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Tuesday 2012-01-03
Focus on daily lives of citizens and their contribution to sustainability: SPREAD at GLOCAL 2011 conference

The SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 project was represented at the Glocal 2011 ‘Think Global, Act Local’ conference held at Cascais near Lisbon on 29/30 November 2011. This included both a presentation to the plenary, and the realisation of a workshop with representatives of Portuguese local comm[more]

Monday 2011-12-05
Baseline report on today's facts and tomorrow's trends on sustainable lifestyles published

The SPREAD project's report “Sustainable Lifestyles: Today’s Facts and Tomorrow’s Trends” provides a synthesis of research, leading policy and practice, as well as stakeholder views on potential pathways toward sustainable lifestyles. Its purpose is to provide the necessary background information t[more]

Thursday 2011-12-01
Counting Backwards Workshop photos and presentations available

The Counting Backwards Workshop successfully took place from 24-25 November 2011 in Helsinki. Together with 60 experts, the SPREAD team created four different scenarios on what sustainable lifestyles could look like in the future.[more]

Thursday 2011-11-24
Counting Backwards Workshop taking place in Helsinki

"Counting Backwards" or backcasting is the aim of this two days workshop taking place from 24-25 November 2011 in Helsinki. During the two days, 60 experts will describe the four scenarios and find out how we were able to reach them by working back through the milestone years 2050–2040–2025–2015.[more]

Thursday 2011-11-17
Conference presentations available online: "Sustainable Lifestyles 2050: Visions and Policy Actions"

The “Visions and Policy Actions: Sustainable Lifestyles 2050” conference took successfully place on 10 November 2011 in Brussels, Belgium. It has been a pleasure to hear from our speakers about their vision for the future and about promising practices of today – and to discuss with all participants [more]