Presentation and Courses

E2’s partners and employees are also active in the field of environmental and sustainability management training:

- Dr. Arthur Braunschweig

- Heidi Huber

- Dr. Daniel Rufer

- Oliver Schmid-Schönbein

 

 

Dr. Arthur Braunschweig presented at:

  • ETH Zürich, M.A. course “Implementation of Environmental and other Sustainability Goals”, winter semester.
  • Moderator of the closing panel discussion of the 2011 students conference of oikos St. Gallen, with C. Morel (Swissaid), J. Züblin (Migros), M. Abt (Unilever) and Prof. F. Wettstein (HSG), on “Profits without hunger and thirst”, November 2011
  • Moderator of the workshop on “Sustainable Finance” at the oikos international FutureLab 2011, with Varun Sarda (PWC London), November 2011
  • Moderator of the panel „Lenken, Fördern, Subventionieren: Mit welchem Staat lässt sich am besten nachhaltig Wirtschaften?“ at the öbu annual assembly 2011, with René Buholzer(Credit Suisse), Hans Ruedi Schweizer (Ernst Schweizer AG), Martin Huber (Georg Fischer AG), Prof. Monika Bütler (Universität St. Gallen) and Prof. Lucas Bretschger (ETH Zürich), May 2011
  • Organisor of the 40. Discussion Forum on LCA "Developments in Life Cycle Impact Assessment Methods, with a Focus on 'Recipe' and on Abiotic Resources", April 20th, 2010, ETH Zurich (add'l information here). At this forum a presentation on "An dieser Veranstaltung den Vortrag zum Thema "Why to assess gravel use – and which gravel? Effects of the gravel ecofactor in UBP'06 on LCA's of gravel and concrete" (download)
  • "Bilan écologique des bétons" (LCA of concrete), presenting the work of Prof. Susanne Kytzia und Arthur Braunschweig at the 'Winter session 2010' of the Swiss federation of gravel and concrete industries, FSKB, April 1st 2010, Jongny/VD
  • Co-chair of the course "Integrated Managementsystems" of SANU (6 course days, next start on 16th of Nov. 2010 (last course day on 9th of March, 2011)
  • "Ecobilans des bétons" (LCA of concrete), presenting the joint presentation of Prof. Susanne Kytzia und Arthur Braunschweig at the 8. Concrete information day of Holcim (Switzerland) AG, at EPFL Lausanne, September 2nd 2009
  • At the 34. Swiss LCA Diskussion Forum, A. Braunschweig gave the introductory presentation on the "Relation between LCA and Greenhouse Has Accounting", i.e. between the ISO standards on product life cycle assessment (ISO 14040) and Greenhouse Gas accounting of organisations (ISO 14064)
  • Swiss Aluminium Association Alu.ch: "Globalisation and Sustainability", Speech at the Alu-Congress, Mai 11th, 2007 (The presentation in German can be found here.)
  • Sino-Swiss Cooperation Program: 3-day seminar on Environmental Policy and Environmental Management at Hohhott (China) for 70 officials from the Inner Mongolia Province (April 2007)
  • University of Zürich: "Introduction to Eco-Balancing", a further education course of the Institute for Environmental Sciences (every 2 years; the next next course is scheduled for September, 8th- 11th 2008)
  • University 'Educatis': Module on Environmental and Sustainability Management, as part of the Educatis-MBA (private university located in Altdorf/UR, Switzerland)
  • the University of Applied Sciences, Berne Institute of Engineering and Architecture on "Environmentally Oriented Management" (every 6 months)
  • In charge of the discussion forum Eco-Balances No. 23 "Quality Issues in LCA Software, Projects and Peer Review" at the ETH Zürich, incl. introduction lecture on "The Critical Review Process according to ISO 14040: Experience & Effects" (September 2004)
  • the introductory seminar "Ecobalance - an introduction" of ÖBU (organisation, introduction, moderation) (December 2002)
  • the Sustainability Conference in Aalborg on "Measuring the Sustainability Performance of Financial Institutions" (October 2002)
  • the Association for Environmental Management in Banks, Savings Banks, and Insurance Companies (VfU) on "Environmental Performance Indicators for the Financial Industry" (EPI-Finance 2000) (November 2001)
  • the Institute for Economy and the Environment at the University of St. Gallen (IWOE-HSG) on "Controlling for Social Responsibility: SA8000 and AA1000" (October 2001)
  • the SANU Seminar on "Environmental Indicators" (August 2001)
  • the Institute for Leadership and Human Resource Management (IFPM-HSG) at the University of St. Gallen, on "Management of Social Sustainability; New aspects for Human Resource Management" (May 2001)
  • the MIBE Forum Lausanne on "Learnings from the EPI-Finance Project" (February 2001)
  • the Swiss Association for Environmentally Conscious Management (ÖBU) Seminar "Management of Social Sustainability" on "Social Performance as a Corporate Challenge" (November 2000)
  • the SPP Environmental Module Conference, Burgdorf, on "The Eco-Indicator 99" (February 2000)
  • the KS Graduate Business School, St. Gallen on "Environmental Standards: The Economy, Companies and the Environment" (January 2000)

Heidi Huber presented at:

  • the Institute for Economy and the Environment at the University of St. Gallen (IWOE-HSG) on "Controlling for Social Responsibility: SA8000 and AA1000" (October 2001)
  • the SAQ, Section Zürich, "Quality, Environmental and Social Management & the Integration of SA8000" (April 2001)
  • the Swiss Association for Environmentally Conscious Management (ÖBU) Seminar on "Systems and Standards for the Management of Social Sustainability" (November 2000)

Dr. Daniel Rufer presented at:

  • St. Galler Umweltmanagement Forum on  "Die Umsetzung sozialer Nachhaltigkeit im Unternehmen" November 2002)
  • the fifth International Conference on EcoBalance,  Tsukuba, Japan, on "Ecobalance Applications in Environmental Management"  (November 2002)
  • the SAQ, Section Zürich, "Quality, Environmental and Social Management & the Integration of SA8000" (April 2001)
  • the education department of WWF on "Environmental Management" (January 2001)
  • the IWÖ-HSG, St. Gallen, on "Integrated Environmental Management & Project Development and Project Launch" (September 2000)
  • the EMPA, St. Gallen, on "Implementation of an EMS according to 14001" (September 2000)

Oliver Schmid-Schönbein presented at:

  • St. Galler Nachhaltigkeits-Forum on: "Nachhaltigkeit und strategisches Management" (November 2006)
  • University of St. Gallen, Executive School: Essentials of Management: "Management of Corporate Sustainability" (November 2006)
  • Swiss Engineering (Sektion Wil und Uzwil) on: "Nachhaltigkeit: von      gesellschaftlichen Trends zu unternehmerischen und technischen  Herausforderungen" (August 2006)
  • Private Business School in Pune (Indien) on: "The Management of Corporate Sustainability" (Juni 2006)
  • The Mayulah Connection (Singapore) on: "The Management of Corporate Sustainability" (Juni 2006)
  • The Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII) on "Competitive Advantage through Sustainability in Corporate Strategy" (March 2005)
  • Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) on "Competitive Advantage through Sustainability in Corporate Strategy" (March 2005)
  • St. Galler Nachhaltigkeits-Forum on "Sustainability Management and Corporate Strategy" (September 2004)
  • the Lucerne School of Business for the graduate course in management on "Environmental Management" (three times per year)
  • VfU Symposium on "Indicators to Measure Sustainability Performance" (November 2003)
  • the University of St. Gallen on "Benefits of Ecobalances in Practice" (November 2003)
  • St. Galler Umweltmanagement Forum on "SPI-Finance 2002" (November, 2002)
  • the TBLI Conference in Bruxelles on "SPI-Finance 2002" (November, 2002)
  • the Wuppertal Institut on "Sustainability Performance measurement of Financial Service Institutions" (October 2002)
  • the UNEP Conference  for Financial Service Institutions in Rio on "SPI-Finance 2002" (March 2002)
  • the St. Gallen Environmental Management Forum on "Sustainability Indicators for Financial Service Institutions" ( October 2001)
  • at the University of Braunschweig on "Social Aspects in LCA and Ecobalancing" (October 2001)
  • the SANU Seminar "Social Indicators" (August 2001)
  • the University of St. Gallen on "Sustainability Indicators for Financial Service Institutions" (April 2001)
  • the University of St. Gallen on "Benefits of Ecobalances" (December 2000)
  • the UNEP Conference for Financial Institutions in Frankfurt on "EPI-Finance 2000" (November 2000)
  • the Institute for Financial Services Zug IFZ on "Bank Management" (November 2000)