Launch "Shoring up Stability: Addressing Climate Fragility Risks in the Lake Chad Basin"

16/10/2019 The Lake Chad region is caught in a conflict trap. adelphi’s study Shoring up Stability demonstrates, for the first time, how climate change is interacting with the conflict and compounds the crisis in the region. Launch events will take place in Niger  (24/10) and Berlin (30/10).

Working together for sustainable consumption

01/10/2019 ‘Circular Society, not Disposable Society’ and ‘Education for Sustainable Development 2.0’ – the slogans of two events held by the Competence Centre for Sustainable Consumption. Representatives of foundations, networks and Fridays for the Future discussed research, concepts and projects.

Bilateral energy dialogue between Australia and Germany picks up speed

19/09/2019 High-ranking experts and stakeholders discussed the challenges and opportunities of the German and Australian energy transition at the Australian-German Energy Symposium, which took place Melbourne on 18 and 19 September 2019.

Zukunftsforum Energiewende: Strengthen local climate action

15/08/2019 How can cities plan climate protection projects more strategically? Which forms of action are suitable for them? Where is potential for local climate protection? These questions will be discussed at the Zukunftsforum Energiewende in Kassel on 20-21 November.

Creating sustainable businesses – a new study guides the way

12/08/2019 ‘A formula for sustainable success?’ - A study from the EMAS Advisory Board compares two tools for sustainable corporate governance and reporting: the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) and the German Sustainability Code (DNK). 

Business and Human Rights: Monitoring the National Action Plan

06/08/2019 The German Federal Government is reviewing the extent to which companies based in Germany fulfil due diligence obligations for human rights. Around 1,800 companies were asked to participate at the end of July 2019.

World Water Week 2019: a step forward towards achieving the Agenda 2030

18/07/2019 In Stockholm, adelphi's water team will show how synergies and conflicts between the SDGs can be identified and addressed. We also discuss how the water footprint concept can be used to inform decision-making in the public and private sectors towards improved water management.

Rethinking Foreign Policy to Drive Transformative Change at the High-Level Political Forum

15/07/2019 The 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) align with core foreign policy objectives. At a side event during the 2019 High-Level Political Forum, diplomats and policy experts discussed the role of foreign policy in the global sustainability architecture.

Climate, fragility and the SDGs: Lessons from Lake Chad (HLPF side event)

02/07/2019 What challenges for sustainable development arise from the interaction of climate change and state fragility? On 10 July, the EU Delegation to the United Nations and adelphi will organise an expert discussion on the topic in New York.

Wind energy in focus: results of the German-Korean Energy Dialogue

27/06/2019 On 20 June 2019, adelphi and the Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a conference on wind energy. 56 participants discussed perspectives, political and regulatory framework conditions, as well as questions of social acceptance and the involvement of the population.