About the Sustainability Center

The Sustainability Center Karlsruhe is an initiative of the European Organisation for Sustainable Development (EOSD) in cooperation with the City of Karlsruhe and its partners ADFIAP* and Fraunhofer Institute Germany to support a transition to low carbon, environmental friendly, socially responsible, economically sound and harmonious global society. The consortium achieves this purpose by supporting businesses and by building capacity for a more sustainable future.

Economically sound businesses working in harmony with nature and serving their communities

Foster the development and growth of sustainability-centred start-ups and young enterprises and support the corporate sustainability transformation of established businesses and organisations worldwide.

The distinctiveness of GSC is its holistic approach to sustainable economic development by providing a fully integrated package that includes: a) Work space, laboratory, high-end research and development facilities, zero series manufacturing, marketing and business development support services and access to funding and financing for businesses that are needed to create ecologically friendly and sustainable economy; and b) Capacity building programs for creating green human capital.

The Sustainability Center is geared to support institutions of all types and businesses of all sizes, from start-ups to multinational companies, and from around the globe provided that they are fully committed to a more sustainable world.



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Large Corporate Entities


Corporate World »»

Network & Conference

Global Sustainable Finance Network »»

Global Sustainable Finance Conference 2018 »»

Green Fund

The Equity and Venture Capital Portfolio for Sustainable Development is being established by EOSD and its partner institutions.  Details »»

Sustainable Finance Awards

Embracing Sustainability

The time for change has come. The keyword today is sustainability and balancing its three pillars – economic, environmental and social – is the challenge of our times. Details »

Greening Education Event

Keep abreast of latest in education sector, meet peers from around the globe and be part of shaping the way we teach and learn in the 21st century. Details »»

The Global Platform


Cleantech to Market

Do you have a technological solution that support our transition to a low-carbon, environmental friendly and a sustainable economy? Details »»

Greening Buildings & Infrastructure

How green and sustainable are the current practices to green the building stock? Join hands for truly sustainable buildings around the globe. Details »»

EnergieForum Karlsruhe