Activities

IGBP opens landscapes of opportunities

Our activities fall into three areas:

Sustainability incubator

  • Ascertaining trend-setting sustainable technologies, markets and lifestyles and initiating pathbreaking pioneer projects
  • Promoting of instruments and framework conditions for eco-innovation and capacity building
  • Examining and developing economic instruments and business models which advance a society fit for the future

Dialogue platform

  • Advancing knowledge exchange and mutual understanding between business, science, civil society and policy-makers
  • Creating new coalitions and joint initiatives for sustainability and climate protection
  • Identifying key factors for the future viability of markets, business models, technologies and economies

Policy Advocacy

  • Representing resource-efficient business interests in the international political arena
  • Advocating policies that level the playing field for sustainable businesses
  • Participating as a respected moderator at international climate protection negotiations
  • Supporting a strong and legally binding UN regime for climate protection

Our continued interaction has helped society and policy to accept the necessity of a sustainable business-driven future!