18/02/2019 The call for application for the SEED Awards 2019 are now open. Up to 66 prizes will be awarded to locally-driven start-ups that leverage business solutions to solve social and environmental challenges in Ghana, India, Indonesia, Malawi, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
14/02/2019 The fourth Planetary Security Conference will take place on 19 and 20 February 2019 in The Hague. Under the title #Doable, the conference will focus on concrete actions to address climate-related security risks on the ground.
12/02/2019 Given that many customers now prefer energy-efficient products; trainees in the retail sector need technical knowledge in the area of energy efficiency. In response, the National Top Runner Initiative has developed free teaching material for vocational schools.
11/02/2019 What ideas about the future of urban development and cities exist? adelphi invited photographers to engage creatively with this theme. The winner of the photo competition is Jorge López Muñoz from Spain.
07/02/2019 On 25 January 2019, the UN Security Council held an open debate to discuss the security implications of climate-related disaster events. adelphi’s experts Benjamin Pohl and Stella Schaller were present and provide insights on the debate.
06/02/2019 Motivating people to behave in a more energy- and environmentally-conscious manner presents a methodological challenge for climate protection actors. The ‘National Top-Runner-Initiative’ is supporting this effort through offering eight free methodological workshops. Applications are now open.
01/02/2019 For the first time, adelphi has examined the divestment and reinvestment processes in four German cities through a case study approach. Those cities and actors that are interested may take part in expert dialogues and receive one-on-one consultation.
03/01/2019 For more than two years, adelphi has been supporting indigenous associations in Central America in implementing a funding programme of the KfW. So far, adelphi has assisted with the implementation of more than 50 projects in six countries. Now an interactive map is available online.
11/12/2018 The oceans are suffering from increasing pollution from plastic waste. Yet there are major gaps in the existing international agreements. In a recent study, adelphi and Ecologic Institute identified weak points and explained the demands that an effective global agreement on plastic waste must meet.
29/11/2018 Representatives from Agios Dimitrios and Bottrop met for the first time on 22-23 November to launch their climate partnership and discuss the main climate challenges, goals, and initiatives of both cities. With the help of adelphi, they are now going to implement joint projects.