Shanghai Sustainability Jam 2014


Utilize Design and Creativity to help make the World a better place

Participate in the 4th Global Sustainability Jam in Shanghai with like-minded people!


  • When: November 21-23 (48 hours starting at 3:00pm on Friday) 
  • Where: CBi China Bridge - 359 Kangding Rd, 4F, Jing’an District/ near Shaanxi Bei Rd
  • Who: Anyone interested in Sustainability, Design, or creative problem solving

The Global Sustainability Jam is a great way to actively take part in creating change for the better. For 48 hours we will combine passionate and creative people with diverse backgrounds together and go through a design-based process of co-creation. Participating will give you an opportunity to join a global community focused on utilizing design-based approach, creativity, and problem solving to tackle sustainability issues. 

It’s a great way to contribute, learn something new, and meet amazing people. It’s also a great way to learn more about utilizing design thinking and service design frameworks to tackle real-world problems - we have the tools and experience to guide you.



We are very excited to announce that the following Sparks will be presenting during the kick-off on Friday:

  • Nitin Dani – Founder of Green Initiative
  • Robert Hartmann – Founder of Shanghai Bamboo Bike
  • Enno Hyttrek - Founder & Partner, Quilt And Blanket Shanghai
  • Sheila D. Wang - Brand and Earth Hour country manager at World Wide Fund for Nature
  • Raefer Wallis - Founder of GIGA - Green Ideas Green Actions
  • Gary S. Hasell - Executive Director & Principal Concept Architect at Walt Disney Imagineering
  • Aaron Marcus - Founder of (AM+A)


Our Jammers will benefit through the guidance of these awesome Mentors:

  • Francesca Galeazzi - Vice president of engineering in Arup Associates, Sustainability design expert
  • Liu Wei - Design faculty in the College of Design and Innovation at the Tongji University
  • Jane Zhang - Design Teacher in Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • Violet Chen - Design Strategist at Continuum Shanghai


This esteemed panel of Judges will provide valuable feedback at the Jam’s end:

  • Ma Lei - Founder and Secretary-General of CX Innovation Platform
  • Chen Yao - Vice president of CEIBS Alumni Union of Love
  • Franco Papeschi - Director of User Experience and Design at EF Learning Labs
  • Jonas Merian - Founder of Jonas' Design


We are also looking for sponsors, if you are interested in supporting this event through any means please contact us.

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