sustainability


World Environment Day: Must-read Environmental Articles

World Environment Day, June 5, is a United Nations’ day to raise global awareness and call for action to protection and better treatment of our environment.  The day itself has been celebrated over a few decades, since 1974, each year with a different theme on a pressing environmental issue as […]


Celebrating Earth Day in the Midst of a Pandemic

2020, or as we know it, “the future”. This was supposed to be the year we would finally get to see Amazon deliver packages via drones. This was supposed to be the year we would finally get to experience hyperloops and even flying cars! Fast forward and here we are, […]


House of the future: with less get more

  Society is continuously evolving, and with it, so are our housing needs. Social, economic, technological and environmental changes oblige us to start thinking differently and to reconsider our actions and habits, wishes and needs. The decreasing size of households, financial considerations and ideological motives (environmental concerns) are just some […]


TEDxVienna turns green: How to make a large-scale event eco-friendly?

“TEDx is a bit of a role model and guides people towards innovation and how they can live their lives. We will ask attendees for their feedback because we want to give them the opportunity to tell us what they think we can do on sustainability. There are 1,000 attendees, […]


Event Recap: YouthSpeak Forum Austria 1

  “Will you speak up, act, and be a part of this movement.” YouthSpeak Forum 2019   More than half of our young population are not aware of the change they are capable of making for a better future. According to YouthSpeak Survey, 55% of youth are not familiar with […]


5 Ways to a Sustainable New Year’s Eve

Once again, this year, the call for sustainable and conscious living was loud and clear. There are statistics showing that we are leading more responsible lives, but be that as it may, according to humanitarian organization World Food Programme, there are still 821 million people going to bed hungry each […]


Paper beats plastic? How to rethink environmental folklore

”We have to find ways if we’re actually going to address sustainability … making better choices that result in net environmental gains. What we need to learn is how to do more with less.” – Leyla Acaroglu Let’s talk about sustainability. It’s a word we like to throw around for […]


The ‘Simplexity’ of overcoming physical boundaries and democracy explored at TEDxVienna

What appears to be complex may in truth be quite simple, while what we perceive as simple can be mind-bogglingly complex – if we look a little deeper. The interplay between the simple and the complex in all aspects of life was explored by the opening talk delivered by Jeffrey […]


Sustainability at the heart of ‘green’ TEDx Vienna 2018

With a focus on reducing single-use plastics, serving responsibly-sourced food and recycling as much waste as possible, this year’s TEDx Vienna is set to become the most sustainable edition yet. Kathi Buiten, who is overseeing TEDx Vienna’s sustainability efforts as part of the project management team, talks to the TEDx […]