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Towards a Sustainable and Competitive Rice Value Chain in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

During a field mission in Vietnam in December 2017, the Sofies team in close collaboration with the Vietnam Cleaner Production Centre prepared the ground and conditions for a large collaboration between the SECO-UNIDO RECP program and the Word Bank VnSAT program. Combining…
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Sofies becomes a member of Swissolar

Sofies has joined Swissolar, the professional association of more than 600 companies part of the Swiss solar industry (installers, planning offices, service providers, energy distributors). Sofies wishes to strengthen its role in the energy transition by having access to a…
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No Agro Waste (NoAW): workshop in Lisbon and project video

One year after the launch of the Sino-European project NoAW, which aims at turning agricultural waste into ecological and economic assets, the 32 members of the consortium including Sofies met in Lisbon for three days of workshops. The economic actors…
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Testimony on the Circulab experience

Thanks to Isabelle Chappuis, Executive Director of Executive Education HEC Lausanne for her testimony on the Circulab experience: "Thanks Anne VERNIQUET and Alban Bitz - SOFIES! In a rapidely changing world where constraints (regulatory, environmental, social, etc.) increase, SOFIES with…
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Project launch: « local consumption in the lemanic arc »

Supported by Sofies and its partner Agridea, the intercantonal project aiming at promoting local consumption in the lemanic arc has started. It is conducted in the framework of the "Pilot program action Area Economy (PHR Wirtschaft)" which is a political…
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The sustainable tourism labels guidebook is online

Recently published, the guidebook is co-authored by Sofies and explains how does a sustainability label work in the tourism sector, what are the advantages of being labeled and how to choose the right label and get it. Case studies are also…
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