Since 1 July 2012, the Chair for Sustainable Spatial Development , held by Professor Peter Droege, has been involved in the “Alpstore” research project. Together, project partners from the seven Alpine countries are developing master plans for the implementation of various storage technologies in the Alpine region.
Lord Giddens called climate change “the biggest risk for civilisation”, when he addressed the Liechtenstein Congress on Sustainable Development and Responsible Investment. The British sociologist sees the UN system as the best structure to take on this challenge. The upcoming summit in Rio has to be more consequential than its predecessor 20 years ago.
Europe risks being sidelined by emerging countries when it comes to the connected economy, says Dennis Pamlin, one of the main experts in Green Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Western economies tend to see problems ahead, rather than chances. Emerging countries may take the lead in monetising the opportunities that come with networks.
Sustainability in all its forms is at the centre of the International Liechtenstein Congress for Sustainable Development and Responsible Investing: In their speeches and discussions, international experts from the areas of finance, real estate, construction, design, business and IT be focusing on new research insights from 2 to 4 May 2012.