Please note that the GCPC 2015 event has taken place. We are not currently accepting abstracts for this conference.
The themes for the workshops are listed below. More information on the workshops is available on the workshop information pages, but please note that submission is now closed.
- B-Sustainable Competition
- Bio-economy Workshop
Biobased Pathways to Sustainable Production and Consumption
- Business Case of Sustainability
- Catalysing Urban Transformations
Case studies and theories on mechanisms to CUT through the physical and cultural inertia of cities and urban life to accelerate the transition to resilient low fossil carbon futures
- Cleaner production in China: 20 years’ experience and visions
- Climate Change:
Carbon Budgets, Energy Efficiency Improvements, Renewable Energy Systems and Policy Approaches Designed to Reduce Industrial CO2 Emissions
- Climate Smart Agriculture: multi-disciplinary approaches now and in the future
- Corporate impact measurement and management at the dawn of a new global sustainable development agenda
- Creativity in Transition Processes towards Sustainability
- Cutting Edge and Directions of Ecodesign and Product-Service System Research
- Design Approaches to Sustainability
- Education for Sustainable Development Workshop
Continue Making Sustainable Development the Golden Thread throughout all levels of education
- EMAN Workshop on Sustainability Management Control Practices
- From Farm to Fork:
Sourcing strategies for sustainable food supply and consumption from a business perspective
- From Green Chemistry and Engineering to a Holistic Sustainable Chemical Industry
- Improved Resource Efficiency and Cascading Utilization of Renewable Materials – Focus on Lignocellulosic Biomass
- Making next steps in Getting Product Prices Right
Challenges and Opportunities for Approaches for Disclosing the Hidden Parts of the Prices of Products
- New Policy approaches for Ecodesign:
Accelerating energy and resource efficiency
- Preventing Smog Crises in China and Globally
- Remanufacturing, Marketing and Sustainable Consumption: new relationships in the Supply Chain
- Social Entrepreneurship as a Vehicle for Sustainability
- Sustainability and Social Manufacturing
- Sustainability and Sustainable Development in Minerals and Energy Supply
- Sustainable Enterprise Business Models in Emerging Markets
- Theory and Applications of Operations Research for Sustainability
- Urban Ecological Infrastructure for Healthier Cities: Governance, Management and Engineering
- Urban Mining for Resource Supply and its role in Sustainable Industry
- What is the impact of online calculator tools for environmental sustainability?
Are calculators worth your effort and funder’s money?
- Wine Talks of Sustainability
- Energy Transitions in the Nordic Countries
- The Financial sector and Environmental Sustainability solutions
- The Path from Idea to Green Development
- Towards Smart Urban Systems
Strategies and Policies for the Integrated Design of Sustainable Urban Life
- Environmentally Sound Catalysis and Green Processes
The following three workshops form a series of complimentary activities that will build upon the Keynote address to be delivered by Prof. Dominique Hes from Melbourne, Australia.
We welcome your abstracts and participation in any or all of them.
- Shifting from Cleaner production to Positive production - understanding the capacity needed to be able to work regeneratively
- Eco-town to eco-city development: a new vision for urbanism toward equitable, sustainable, post fossil-carbon societies
- Rethinking regenerative sustainability: contradictions, transitions and creativities
Conference Themes and Sub-Themes
The following themes and illustrative sub-themes were drawn from dialogue published within the JCLP its more than two decade history and from our advisory team member’s visionary suggestions.
We anticipate that participants will draw upon JCLP, numerous other sources and upon their ‘real world’ experiences to help to answer the following questions:
- What progress has been made in the understanding and addressing this theme?
- What policies, concepts, products, technologies, tools, initiatives, and theories are being used to foster changes in this theme?
- What have been the main challenges and barriers to change?
- How are those challenges being overcome?
- What needs to be done to move towards more sustainable societies, and how can our efforts be holistically implemented?
- How can the changes be more efficiently and effectively implemented locally to globally?
1. Sustainable Production and Consumption themes
- Cleaner Production: From yesterday to today and tomorrow?
- Sustainable Production and Consumption
- Energy saving and Renewable energy-based systems
- Mitigation, adaptation and resilience
2. Education, Management and Governance
- Life-long Learning and Education
- New Management Approaches
- Business and Organizational models
- Organizational change management
4. Assessment and Communication
- Assessing, accounting, and reporting
- Social media
5. Capacity Building
- Governmental policies approaches
- Global access
- Cultural diversity, equity and the rights for humans and eco-systems
- Collaboration in global social responsibility and sustainable development
6. Transitions and Systems Approaches
- Systems approaches
- Paradigms and Lifestyles
- Sustainable Societal Theories and Practices
- Imagining and Anticipating Societal Futures
Abstract submission is now closed
All abstracts will be refereed. To take a look at the full call for papers including illustrative questions, please download the PDF here
We welcome your creative input.
We invite authors to prepare plans for workshops, debates, simulations, games, demonstrations, knowledge cafés, and other interactive tools. The conference is open to all kinds of creative formats. To submit your bespoke, creative proposals not intended for a poster or oral session, please send an email to: GCPC-Submissions@elsevier.com (Please do not email credit card information under any circumstances). The proposals will be refereed.