oikos St. GallenChapter-News


Upcoming events – Spring 2018

19 February 2018 | Chapter-News

oikos St.Gallen is back with an exciting program this semester! Join us at our events and safe the dates!!... »

Looking for a new CONFERENCE team

18 February 2018 | Chapter-News

We are still looking for a conference team! If you are interested you will find more information here.... »

Swapooks – Trade Freshly

16 February 2018 | Chapter-News

Swapooks is a fresh and special trading facility especially developed for Swiss universities where you can buy and sell learning material – from students for students. Save money when buying learning material or earn money for selling your literature or summaries. Forget the hours of long searching for cheap literature or the unsuccessful sale of your books on Facebook or conventional trading facilities – Swapooks as central trading facility solves these problems. Register today on swapooks.ch and let yourself be inspired by the new number 1 trading facility for university learning material.... »

Sustainable finance

15 September 2017 | Chapter-News

The oikos sustainable finance team in collaboration with Swisscanto Invest has been working hard on rating Swiss banks according to sustainable criteria. They have recently published their results and Vontobel comes at the top of the list. Check out the report of Swisscanto Invest to learn more about their work... »


12 July 2017 | Chapter-News

OUR OIKOS BOTTLES ARE FINALLY HERE!!! We are very happy to see our projects of the oikos glass bottles finally come to life. The oikos glass bottles are produced by a company called myequa. The team of young and motivated minds produce water bottles to support water consumption around the world. They also value sustainability and therefore donate 10% of their net profit to NGO’s that work on human or environmental projects. https://www.myequa.ch/. The oikos bottles are going to be made of glass, which is definitely important for us because not only does it promote water consumption but it also avoids waste, especially of non-reusable plastic bottles. The bottles come in two different colors, white and black. They will cost 20.-... »

Cradle to Cradle® (C2C): Raising the Standards of Corporate Sustainability

12 July 2017 | Article, Chapter-News

Elise Amez-Droz | elise.amezdroz(at)duke.edu MA Candidate (2018) Duke University – BA (2017) University of St.Gallen What is Cradle to Cradle? Cradle to Cradle (C2C) was born from the ambition of Michael Braungart, a German chemist, and William McDonough, an American architect, to solve the problem of waste and achieve true sustainability through design. When they first met in 1991, they realized that they shared a common belief in the potential of corporate growth objectives to be a force for good toward the environment. Their goal was to design industrial activities for abundance, and doing so by eliminating the concept of waste. They wrote their first book, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, in 2002 and... »