Competence Center Environment and Sustainability (CCES)
Type of Structure: network / framework activity
Regional Scope: national in the area: Switzerland / Europe
Parent Organisations: ETH Zürich
Child Organisations: CLENCH, FEH, HazRi, NatuRe, SuLU
Duration : 2006 to present
Contact Address: Dr. Nikolaus Gotsch

holding an official function in CCES

General information and objectives

The CCES establishes a new thinking and priority setting based on sound scientific and engineering knowledge to integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programs within the next ten years. Provide the scientific and structural basis for this integration in Switzerland and as a global player.
It is the mission of the CCES:
(1) to identify the relevant questions before they become problems and to provide appropriate answers to foster the sustainable development of our future society while minimizing the impact on the environment;
(2) to achieve excellence in education and research and focus research and applications on themes crucial for our future, ranging from climate and environmental changes to food safety, sustainable land use, natural resources and the management of natural risks;
(3) to facilitate the integration of the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programs.

For further details, link to the CCES Home Page

Last update: 11/28/09
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2019)

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