Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform
The global food value chain initiative for sustainable agriculture

Past Events

International Conference on Sustainable Business and Consumption - Soil and Water

From 28 June 2011 to 29 June 2011 | Nuremberg, Germany

In 2011, the International Conference on Sustainable Business and Consumption takes place for the third time at the NürnbergMesse exhibition fair grounds. From 28 to 29 June 2011, companies, NGOs and politicians will discuss the question of the scarcity of land and water resources in particular. New business models, such as social business, innovations and concrete activities for preserving these resources will be the main focus. At SusCon 2010, around 270 representatives from 28 countries out of business, politics, NGOs and the media participated in the event.

Overview & Facts

Theme: Soil and Water – Handle with Care! 
Changing threats into opportunities 

Business segments:

  • Food, textiles and natural fibres: soil and water footprints
  • Food from water: seafood and other aquatic organisms
  • Bottled water industry
  • Water treatment: concepts and technologies
  • Aggregates, natural stones and extractive industries
  • Innovative technologies and financing
Discussion perspectives:       
  • Consumer trends and lifestyles
  • Supply chains: from threats to business opportunities
  • Development cooperation and business potential
  • Innovative technologies meet business

Target audience:

Representatives from governments, the media and key national and international organizations, including businesses, NGOs and certifiers.
Expected number of participants: 300 plus.

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