Virtual TES

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Virtual TES is the public online discussion and exchange format of the TES Academy. These 90-minute virtual events are usually divided into keynote input, a panel discussion and a question and answer session from the audience. Depending on the topic, mostly based around the current transformation companionship processes or take up recent policy debates, we also use other formats.

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Series: Greenhouse gas-neutral administrations

In the context of the TES Academy transformation companionship process on “Greenhouse gas-neutral administrations: Empowering professionals from public administrations to become role models of transformation” we organize a Virtual TES series on related current topics. During every inspirational session two keynote speakers will share their view on a joint topic and present their proposals and best... read more


Series: The relevance of the War in Ukraine for transformation

The United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the urgently needed sustainability transformation face new challenges due to the Russia’s war against Ukraine. Especially in European societies, many initiated changes are currently re-evaluated under the unprecedented geopolitical situation ("Zeitenwende"), such as energy supply, mobility, and agriculture. The German Environment Agency... read more

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Series: Extended Producer Responsibility in international law

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) has been increasingly discussed as a concept to solve the current waste problems for specific products. Thomas Lindhqvist first described it in 1990 as “an environmental protection strategy to reach an environmental objective of a decreased total environmental impact of a product, by making the manufacturer of the product responsible for the entire life-cycle... read more

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