Greening and Governing Global Supply Chains

4 – 9 September 2022
The ISTP summer school provides novel insights on the sustainability of global supply chains producing food commodities, precious metals, and battery materials. Our participants will learn about the research that assesses the environmental and social impacts of this globalized production flow and policies addressing them.
APPLICATION CLOSED
Location
Filzbach, Switzerland
Participants
Application is open to Master / PhD Students of the member universities from the IDEA League Alliance.
Expenses
There are no registration and accommodation fees. Students from IDEA League member universities selected to participate in a summer school only have to pay for their own travel costs where applicable.
Requirements

Curriculum vitae & publications list
Letter of motivation
Letter of recommendation (optional)
Supervisor approval (for PhD students from Chalmers)

Programme

Date Schedule Topic
Sunday, September 4th
Evening
Arrival, Welcome, Dinner
Monday, September 5th Part 1: Morning,
9.00 – 12.00Part 2: Afternoon, 14.00 – 17.00
Earth’s carrying capacity and ecological overshoot

Global resource flows, their measurement, impacts and drivers of changes

Tuesday, September 6th Part 1: Morning,
9.00 – 12.00Part 2: Afternoon, 14.00 – 17.00
Policy challenges and potential solutions

Food system

Wednesday, September 7th Part 1: Morning,
9.00 – 12.00Part 2: Afternoon, 14.00 – 17.00
Mining, resource extraction

Student team work

Thursday, September 8th Part 1: Morning,
9.00 – 12.00Part 2: Afternoon, 14.00 – 17.00
Energy Policy

Student team work

Friday, September 9th All day: 9.00 – 12.00, 14.00 – 17.00
Student presentations and wrap-up