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Science Based Targets for Sustainability – where do we stand, where to go?

10/26/2021 5:00 PM  - 8:00 PM 
Event location:
  • Gießhaus
  • Center for Environmental Systems Research (CESR)
Di. 26

Science Based Targets (SBTs) provide orientation for businesses, cities and governments about a safe and just future of human development within Earth boundaries.
We will inform about ongoing activities, basic challenges and interim insights within the Global Commons Alliance, the Earth Commission and the Science Based Target Network.
A panel discussion will highlight how the presented insights could help to address future tasks for the planned new Center for Sustainability Transformation at Kassel University.

Invited presentations:

Key note presentation on the work of the Earth Commission (EC)
Prof. Dr. Johan Rockström, Director – PIK, Co-Chair EC (45 min)

The business guidance of the science based targets for nature
Dr. Chris Weber, Technical Director - Science Based Target Network (20 min)

Aspects of translating SBTs to key actors
Prof. Dr. Stefan Bringezu, Executive Director - CESR, Co-Chair WG5 EC (20 min)

The role of targets in motivating people
Dr. Wanda Jager, University College Groningen

Panel discussion:

SBTs and the new Center for Sustainability Transformation at Kassel University

President of Kassel University and the invited speakers 

More information about this event

Event location:

Mönchebergstraße 5
34127 Kassel
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Center for Environmental Systems Research (CESR)


Rüdiger Schaldach
+49 561 804-6130