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ifeu at "Week of the Environment" in Berlin

ifeu will be represented at the "Week of the Environment" in the park of Bellevue Palace in Berlin on 4 and 5 June. Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) are inviting visitors to an attractive specialist programme, exciting discussions and a major innovation showcase all about a sustainable future.

The expert forum organised by ifeu deals with "The public sector as a representative for sustainable purchasing - challenges and solutions using the example of car procurement". The panellists will discuss the following key questions:

  • How can the ecological and economic potential of green procurement be utilised?
  • What challenges do those responsible face in practical implementation? 

"Concrete solutions to pressing environmental problems are more important than ever. The park at Schloss Bellevue offers exhibitors a unique atmosphere in which to present their ideas to a nationwide audience," says DBU Secretary-General Alexander Bonde.

Around 190 exhibitors, future topics on a large stage and more than 70 expert forums

A total of around 190 exhibitors will present their innovations and solutions for greater environmental protection at the "Week of the Environment" 2024 in the park of Bellevue Palace, the official residence of the Federal President. A high-calibre jury from the worlds of society, business and science has reviewed around 400 applications in a nationwide competition. The Innovation Show is dedicated to highly topical aspects of climate, environmental and species protection: on 4 and 5 June, discussions and a talk by the Federal President with young people on the main stage as well as more than 70 specialist forums will provide fresh impetus and solutions. "It's about the central challenges of our time," says Bonde. Topics to be discussed include climate neutrality and energy security, hydrogen technology, biodiversity and resource conservation, sustainable change and social cohesion. Other topics include education, digitalisation, infrastructure and the economy.

Seventh edition of "Week of the Environment"

The "Week of the Environment" was launched in 2002 by the then Federal President Johannes Rau and has since been organised together with the Osnabrück-based German Federal Environmental Foundation. This year, the seventh edition will take place in the park of Bellevue Palace, as it did last time, and is intended to inspire all participants to create a sustainable future.

More information and programme:

Expert forum “Öffentliche Hand als Vertreterin für nachhaltigen Einkauf - Herausforderungen und Lösungsansätze am Beispiel der PKW-Beschaffung”

Project “Green Public Procurement of passenger cars”