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Symposium - Alternatives to reduced consumption?

22 November 2010




The Results Symposium of the Platform for Climate Compatible Consumption in Germany on 22 November 2010 in Berlin.


Presentation of the Platform for Climate Compatible Consumption in Germany via the responsible Institute for Applied Ecology (Öko-Institut e.V.), Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and THEMA1. Introduction of the participating companies which represent sectors of food, trade, telecommunication, packaging and consumer goods.

There will be the opportunity to meet the participating companies and their partners personally at the Market Place.

The event is unfortunately only available in German at this time, however if there is strong demand for simultaneous translation we will consider the possibility.


DBB Forum, Friedrichstrasse 169, 10117 Berlin

Monday on 22 November 2010 / 10.00 – 15.00




10:00 - 10:10                Opening and Welcome Jacob Bilabel (Thema1)

10:10 - 10:30                The role of the consumer in climate compatible consumption

                                        Dr. Melanie Weber-Moritz   (VERBRAUCHER INITIATIVE e.V.)

10:30 - 10:50                Challenges in  Consumption & Climate

                                        Prof. Dr. Fritz Reusswig, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

10:50 - 11:10                Platform for Climate Compatible Consumption: status-quo & perspectives

                                        Rasmus Priess, THEMA1

11:10 - 12:30                Presentation of the approaches provided by the companies

Participating Companies, Moderation: Martin Schmied, Institute for Applied Ecology (Öko-Institut e.V.)


12:30 – 13:30               Lunch & company presentations at the Market Place


13:30 – 14:30               Discussion climate compatible consumption 2015


  • Martina Fleckenstein (WWF)
  • Dr. Melanie Weber-Moritz (VERBRAUCHER INITIATIVE e.V.)
  • Dr. Heike Schiffler (Tetra Pak), Director of Communication and Environment
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Müller-Kirschbaum (Henkel), Corporate Senior Vice President / Supply Chain and R&D Section Detergents
  • Claudia Schwab (Telekom), Director of Environment and Sustainable Development T-Home 
  • Moderation: Jacob Bilabel (Thema1)


From 14:30                    Closing Session and Get Together