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Mariana Nicolau's Discussions

Are you thirsty? We can refill your water bottle!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucas R. Ivorra Peñafort Sep 3, 2013. 5 Replies

Simple as it should be, a street food trailer in Paraty, Brazil, instead of selling water bottles to its clients, offers water bottle refilling. It costs R$ 0,50 (about €0.18) to refill a half-liter…Continue

Is it possible to share even works of art? The Bonnefanten Museum says yes!

Started Aug 29, 2013 0 Replies

Fascinating initiative of the Bonnefanten Museum, located in Maastricht, to offer loan service of works of art. The institution has done it for more than 20 years, and it basically resembles a normal…Continue

Sufficiency also as a matter of social organization

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucas R. Ivorra Peñafort Sep 5, 2013. 1 Reply

Recently, in two different referendums, the Swiss voted for measures to limit material possession. Among them, there are measures to limit the access to second homes in the country (March, 2012) and…Continue

Is the economic crisis also able to bring along positive effects, especially regarding lifestyles?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucas R. Ivorra Peñafort Jun 22, 2013. 3 Replies

Even though it may sounds a controversial question, the sharing economy movement seems to suggest a positive answer to it. What do you think?Yesterday The Economist website published an interesting…Continue

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Mariana Nicolau replied to Thomas Wagner's discussion Communicating Sustainability in an interesting way
"What a nice approach, Thomas. Thank you for sharing it! On the same topic, there is a very interesting article by Ginnie Guillen and Enrique Perez named "Activating social innovation for sustainability through a playful approach". It was…"
Feb 6, 2014
Mariana Nicolau liked Thomas Wagner's discussion Communicating Sustainability in an interesting way
Feb 6, 2014
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Sustainable Brands Rio 2014 at Centro de Convenções SulAmérica (CCSA)

April 24, 2014 to April 25, 2014
Sustainable Brands is a large international learning community, focused on understanding and leveraging the role of branding in building a prosperous future. It is based on the idea that by stimulating what is best in terms of innovation, it is possible to change the way of doing business and, therefore, the world. With its second edition in Rio de Janeiro, SB Rio 14 is part of a global network of Sustainable Brands conferences, which includes San Diego, London and Istanbul. The conference…See More
Feb 6, 2014
Mariana Nicolau liked Johanna Mejia's discussion Does sustainability need to be refreshed?
Feb 3, 2014
Mariana Nicolau replied to Johanna Mejia's discussion Does sustainability need to be refreshed?
"Thank you for sharing this article, Johanna! It's definitely important to understand the environmental risks and upcoming changes that challenge our societies. However, reducing the discussion to "messages of gloom and doom" only does…"
Feb 3, 2014
Mariana Nicolau liked Kartika Anggraeni's discussion Need more sustainable Christmas gifts?
Dec 9, 2013
Mariana Nicolau replied to Kartika Anggraeni's discussion Need more sustainable Christmas gifts?
"This is so cool, Kartika! Really interesting initiative, I loved it, especially the facts and figures part, highlighting the amount of traditional gifts that are not even used...  Thank you for this great tip! ;)"
Dec 9, 2013
Mariana Nicolau replied to Dafne Mazo's discussion Promotion of Sustainable/Healthy diets
"Hi Dafne From page 137 on of this SPREAD report (link below), there are several local and regional policy initiatives for sustainable lifestyles, from all over Europe, and some of them are related to food/diet. Take a look if you have a…"
Nov 18, 2013
Mariana Nicolau replied to GNSL Team's discussion Let's get started!
"Hi, Emma! Your post and contributions to the network could not have been more timely! As the new FAO report, published earlier this week, highlights that one-third of all food produced worldwide go to waste, it's more than time to reflect about…"
Sep 13, 2013
Lucas R. Ivorra Peñafort replied to Mariana Nicolau's discussion Sufficiency also as a matter of social organization
"Hi Mariana,Interesting phenomenon that you describe.In summary, I believe that no country is saved in the long term from inequality and social problems, UNLESS they implement measures to limit the accumulation of wealth by the "top of the…"
Sep 5, 2013
Lucas R. Ivorra Peñafort replied to Mariana Nicolau's discussion Are you thirsty? We can refill your water bottle!
"Absolutely Mariana, you may have Heard about the "Glocal"  (Global thinking + Local Working) concept, have you not? Well, it seems that we could start a new consulting firm with these ideas we are talking about here!! :) ... helping…"
Sep 3, 2013
Mariana Nicolau replied to Mariana Nicolau's discussion Are you thirsty? We can refill your water bottle!
"Interesting that you mentioned that, because what is going on in Bogota is actually a pattern that can be identified across different cultures around the world as well, like China, the Philippines, Ghana, Brazil, among others. People are pushed to…"
Sep 3, 2013
Lucas R. Ivorra Peñafort replied to Mariana Nicolau's discussion Are you thirsty? We can refill your water bottle!
"Thank you Mariana!I did not know this initiative you mention, and for me it also makes all the sense in the world.Here we talk about the following in Bogotá, where farmers move to the city thinking that's a sign of progress, when…"
Sep 3, 2013
Mariana Nicolau replied to Mariana Nicolau's discussion Are you thirsty? We can refill your water bottle!
"Hi, Lucas! What a great initiative in Bogota. Did you hear about this package-free grocery store in Austin,…"
Sep 2, 2013
Lucas R. Ivorra Peñafort replied to Mariana Nicolau's discussion Are you thirsty? We can refill your water bottle!
"Hi Mariana!Such a nice initiative.In some neighborhoods here in Bogota (Colombia) there is the possibility of refilling the cooking oil, shampoo, liquid soaps, and other products.Being such a fantastic idea, it is not seen at the more…"
Aug 31, 2013
Mariana Nicolau replied to Nathalie Spittler's discussion Do you know the impact your favorite kind of food has?
"One important issue related to food is that, nowadays, lives are so chaotic that people hardly take the time to cook for themselves, let alone to produce at least part of their own food. And this connection to the land and to the kitchen is really…"
Aug 29, 2013

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Name of your organization
CSCP
What is your main area of expertise?
Interface between environmental law and sustainable consumption and production; development of legal instruments which can foster sustainable lifestyles; driving forces and impacts of current lifestyles.
What is your main interest in lifestyles?
Analysis of how law and policy can enable more sustainable ways of living.
What are you seeking in the GNSL?
Networking, Get to know about activities on lifestyles, Access to resources
How do you envision your lifestyle in 2030?
Living in a small house located in a community where neighbors know each other and cooperate with each other; acquiring only locally and organically produced food; going to places only by bike or by foot; enabling my children to have a interdisciplinary and sustainable education.

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At 10:36am on March 18, 2013, Rosanne Verbree said…

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