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LIFE started as an initiative with a focus on market based climate protection measures. In 2009, the initiative was converted into a non-profit foundation according to Liechtenstein law under the name LIFE Climate Foundation. The Foundation promotes a sustainable and credible advancement of climate and environmental protection through an effective inclusion of financial intermediaries and the general public.
Liechtenstein decides on climate targets for 2030
The Liechtenstein Government has passed its climate goals for 2030. The decision on 2030 climate goals states a contribution to the currently ongoing UN negotiations for a new climate agreement which shall be concluded in Paris later this year. Liechtenstein aims at a reduction of greenhouse gases by 40 % compared to 1990 by 2030. The assumptions underlying Liechtenstein’s climate targets are based on the possibility to achieve emission reductions abroad which may be accounted towards Liechtenstein’s reduction target in 2030.

LIFE Climate Foundation awards Special Climate Price to finalis of this year's
LIFE Climate Foundation has awarded Simon Egger (Ruggell) and his team this year’s Special Climate Price within the so called “Ideenkanal” for their idea of free-velo-points in Liechtenstein. Until next year Simon wants to install at least 5 bicycle stands in 5 Liechtenstein communities which provide 5 rental bicycles for free. The price money of 2000 Swiss Francs is dedicated to financially support the realization of the free-velo-points idea throughout Liechtenstein.  

LIFE supports Liechtensteins Kids-University 2015
Since 2005 the University of Liechtenstein organizes the so called Kids-University. The Kids-University aims at providing complex issues of todays economy and society to children in a child-oriented way. During the “2015 semester” LIFE Climate Foundation will act as a core partner of the Kids-University. “This year’s program of the Liechtenstein Kids-University will therefore encompass various aspects of sustainability and environmental issues” said Liechtenstein’s Prime Minister and Chairman of the Foundation Board Adrian Hasler at a press briefing on January 30th 2015.

LIFE Climate Foundation at UN Climate Conference in Lima, Peru
At December 11th 2014 LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein together with the University of Freiburg (Germany) organised a Side Event during the UN Climate Conference in Lima, Peru. International experts discussed the role of climate finance within the 2015 global agreement on climate change. Marlies Amann-Marxer, Minister of the Environment of Liechtenstein delivered the keynote speech to this event.


[14.11.2014]

LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein: Taking responsibility and setting the right course

LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein: Taking responsibility and setting the right course
The LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein published its fifth annual report today. 2013 was an especially important year.
 

LIFE Climate Foundation at 2nd Renewable Energy Finance Dialogue at the University of Liechtenstein
On thursday 23rd October several experts from Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland discussed various aspects of with regard to the opportunities and risks of the global energy transition. From the left: Prof. Dr. Marco J. Menichetti, Chair of Business Administration, Banking and Financial Management (University of Liechtenstein), Prof. Dr. Dirk Schiereck, Departement of Law and Economics (Technical University of Darmstadt), Dr. Thomas Zwiefelhofer, Deputy Prime Minister of Liechtenstein, Roland Stulz, Fachstelle 2000-Watt Gesellschaft Zurich and Sven Braden, Deputy Director LIFE Climate Foundation. The presentation of LIFE Climate Foundation on the "Energy Transition - The Global Context" is available here.

ITU Telecom World 2014 - Young Innovators Competition

ITU, the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) is looking for innovative ideas on how ICTs can help smart cities to slow down or mitigate the effects of climate change and thereby improve people’s health. Are you an entrepreneur under the age of 30 and interested in winning up to USD 5 000 in funding, plus mentorship, networking, and high-level exposure before an influential global audience of decision-makers? Apply now until Tuesday, October 7 2014 at: https://ideas.itu.int  


LIFE Climate Foundation Liechtenstein supported Green Summit 2014
More than 200 representatives from Liechtenstein's industrial, financial and public sector participated during the Green Summit 2014 at the University of Liechtenstein. Various sustainable products and services were introduced from around 20 small and medium sized enterprises from Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Austria and Germany.


[06.05.2014]

Successful LIFE Workshop on 3D Printing

Successful LIFE Workshop on 3D Printing
On May 5th experts from industry and science discussed experiences and lessons-learnt within the area of 3D printing. The event which took place at the University of Liechtenstein showed the great potential as well as the respective limits of future industry productions provided by 3D printing.


[14.01.2014]

Photo Competition - Jury decides on title cover for Liechtenstein's 6th UN Climate Report

Photo Competition - Jury decides on title cover for Liechtenstein's 6th UN Climate Report
In order to find an appropriate title cover for Liechtenstein's 6th UN Climate Report the Government and LIFE Climate Foundation organized a photo competition in November 2013. A jury comprised of representatives from the Government and LIFE Climate foundation has awarded 15 pictures out of over 130 pictures including the title cover picture of abovementioned report. The managing office of LIFE Climate Foundation herby wishes to thank all participants for their participation in our competition. The winners of the competition will receive their prices on Tuesday January 28th 2014, 18.00, at the Winterzelt (Kunstmuseum), Vaduz by Environmental Minister Marlies Amann-Marxer.


LIFE Climate Foundation
Liechtenstein
Austrasse 46
Postfach 254
FL-9490 Vaduz
 
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