The “sustainable thinking Forum” initiative is part of the shape. It aims to provide expert knowledge, to create a basis for sustainability in various fields of action. At this Conference, renowned experts such as William McDonough, Jeffrey Sachs, Kenneth Yeang, Bruno Stagno, take Felipe Pich?Aguilera, Antonio Lamela, Cesar Ruiz?Larrea, Victor Olgyay of the Rocky Mountain Institute, Jacob van Rijs by MVRDV and Andoni Luis Aduriz part. The sustainable thinking Forum 2011 held on 17 may in the framework of the Construmat. Other participants are the ASA Association of sustainability and architecture, the OSE Spanish Observatory for sustainability, green building Council in Spain, the APIA environmental information journalist s Association, Fundacion Entorno and the make it right Foundation, which was established for the sustainable reconstruction of the city of New Orleans. The initiative shape was founded to enhance the awareness of the responsibility for their own habits and environment. With one common positive and yet realistic vision of usage for the nature can be encouraged and further developed.
Shape is committed to formulate a definition of sustainability in different professional fields. Leading experts share their vision. This dialogue will shape the world for future generations. In addition to the support of environmentally friendly initiatives and the formulation of basic principles shape has a clear intent: the creation of a new reality. In times of a globalized world, which is characterized by cross-cutting actions shape would consider not the individual actions, but rather, what role is the interaction. The principle integrates several areas of action, to take personal responsibility for natural resources, provide information on the environment and the planet. “The first event of the shape initiative is the first international sustainable thinking Forum”, which on May 17 during the Construmat 2011 takes place.
The Conference is from observations by experts different disciplines again and offers therefore a broad overview to the topic. This first initiative is divided into seven different areas: new approaches to global challenges, architecture and urban planning under a new paradigm, gastronomic husbandry, a new industrial revolution, economics and society and the mitigation of climate change. Also, the influences on health and well-being are addressed. The reflections for sustainability”the experts are compiled in individual booklets. You are part of a collection that includes several areas of action, economic circumstances and cultural and political contexts from around the world. These thoughts will be social, economic, and technical approaches in relation to sustainability, which are needed to establish a new reality and a global and sustainable thinking. Shape shape is an initiative of the Cosentino group and has set itself the target, to establish a respectful approach to the society and the environment. A scholarship of Cosentino group will enable the project in the sense of social responsibility. Where is the development of a strategy in the foreground, which is to ensure social and economic prosperity in the business environment. “About the first international sustainable thinking Forum” Conference which the shape is first and introductory event initiative, funded by the Cosentino group, and in collaboration with the Grupo Habitat Futura, is specialized in architecture and sustainable construction.