Member - Société coopérative Centre de développement durable des Alpes (CDDA)

Global educational centre to enable and inspire innovative, efficient sustainable solutions to adapt to climate change.

Type Non-profit project
Founded 2017
Company Size 7
Member Type
Founders Victoria Leaney-Brinkler
Headquarters 1950 Sion, Suisse
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The cooperative "Alpine Centre for Sustainable Development" (CDDA) aims to inform and inspire the population ranging from children, students and general public through a global offer at the heart of the community. The centre will be developed in the Alps in one of areas the most affected by climate change. The centre will include a conference centre, a permanent interactive exhibition, an educational centre, a research and development centre, permaculture gardens, a locally sourced restaurant, a zero waste shop and residential ecocabines. The centre will be completely autonomous in energy and water and all the waste will be treated on site. Access by public transport. The public can actively participate in the development and construction of the project and be a member of the cooperative.
Headquarters 1950 Sion, Suisse

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean water and sanitation
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Affordable and clean energy
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Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable cities and communities
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SDG 12
Responsible consumption and production
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