The term “sustainability” has many meanings. Citizens of Karlsruhe are invited to discuss their conceptions with respect to the development of their city during the Baden-Württemberg Sustainability Days on Friday, April 20, from 15.30 hrs, at Tollhaus. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) invites the public to attend the event “Karlsruhe zeigt Nachhaltigkeit” (Karlsruhe shows sustainability) with an information and entertainment program as well as a photo competition. The program is organized by the KIT Humans and Technology Focus, the KIT Energy Center, and the KIT Climate and Environment Center.
Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,800 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,300 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.