The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP), based in Wuppertal, Germany, was founded in 2005 as a joint spin-off from the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Its founding objective was to be a visible institution for scientific Research, Advisory and Transfer activities on the subject of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP). As a not-for-profit “Think and Do Tank”, CSCP supports businesses in national and international projects to develop sustainability strategies as well as implementing sustainable innovations in their products and services.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: All male
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2021): Michael Kuhndt
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2020): Michael Kuhndt
Leader gender: Male
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Think tank list
Notes: Run a range of models that aim to get research into policy and practice, including innovation & transition labs, multi-stakeholder engagement and panels, policy advice services and data visualization, as well as training and capacity building in sustainability and communications.