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Theme: Beyond the Buzzwords: Exploring the Realities of Sustainability

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June 14, 2023
Zurich, Zürich (de)

From the food we eat to the way we power our homes and offices: Sustainability is an important topic that is becoming increasingly relevant in today's world because our actions have a profound impact on our planet. Fortunately, there are many innovators and thought leaders who are working to create a more sustainable future.

Bluelion Incubator
Josefstrasse 219
Zurich, Zürich (de), 8005
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Martin Hartmann

Martin Hartmann is a Senior Scientist at ETH Zurich and a distinguished researcher specialized in microbial ecology and soil science. His research centers around the pivotal role of soil biodiversity for the functioning of agroecosystems and the impact of human activities and climate change on this vital resource. His primary interest lies in leveraging microbial functions to enhance soil health and promote sustainable crop production. As lecturer at ETH Zurich, he is passionate about educating the next-generation of scientists. Dr. Hartmann is the Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Soil Biology and a member of the International Society for Microbial Ecology.

Sonja Gehrig

Sonja Gehrig coordinates the development and implementation of the city's circular economy strategy "Circular Zürich". Sonja Gehrig advises purchasing managers of the City of Zurich on environmental and social criteria for submissions and develops sustainability standards with them for specific product groups. She has been working at Environmental and Health Protection Services Zurich for 11 years.

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Zurich, Switzerland


Zurich, Switzerland