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WRS, appointment as a Visiting Professor of the University of Surrey has been extended for a further three year period

Walter R. Stahel’s appointment as a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences of the University of Surrey has been extended for a further three year period from 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2017.

1989, 25 years ago, Giarini, Orio and Stahel, Walter R published The Limits to Certainty facing risks in the new service economy

1989, 25 years ago, Giarini, Orio and Stahel, Walter R. published The Limits to Certainty, facing risks in the new service economy; Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht (1st edition), translated into French, Italian, Romanian, Japanese. A volume of the information series of the Club of Rome.

WRS at the American Association for the Advancement of Science - February 15, 2014

Walter R. Stahel will speak on 15 February 2014 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2014 conference in Chicago in the session ‘How to make products sustainable while materials become ever more scarce?’ The session is organised by the European Commission, DG Research & Innovation. The title of Stahel’s presentation is ‘Environmental challenges, resource scarcity and the Circular Economy’.

An economic strategy of durability, elements to valorize the service life of goods as a contribution to waste prevention

25 years ago, our Report on “An economic strategy of durability, elements to valorize the service life of goods as a contribution to waste prevention” was published in German and French (Cahier SBS No. 32, Novembre 1987, Basel).

WRS will receive the Honorary Degree award of Doctor of the University, from the University of Surrey

Walter R. Stahel will receive the Honorary Degree award of Doctor of the University, from the University of Surrey, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field od Sustainability. The ceremony will take place 10 April 2013 in the Cathedral of Guildford.