Contribute to improving the teaching of sustainability and critical materials

Educating the next generation of materials experts on how to sustainably manage critical raw materials is of vital importance. ESM, as Coordinator of the education project SusCritMat, would like to get your contributions in an online survey. The survey results will contribute to the development of new teaching materials and courses available to all. Complete the survey before the July 31 deadline and you will receive a free sustainability case study, part of the recently-developed Sustainable Development Active-Learning Tool Kit.

Changes in the ESM team

In April 2017, the ESM team has experienced several changes. After almost 30 years, ESM president Dr. Bruno Walser and CEO Dr. Margarethe Hofmann resigned from their positions. The new president of ESM is Dr. Ernst Lutz, former advisor of ESM and member of the Board of Trustees. Dr. Lutz, after being CEO of the EIT Raw Materials from 2015 to 2016, is Vice Executive President at Grundfos in Bjerringbro, Denmark, but stays closely connected to his home country Switzerland. After Dr. O.H.C. Messner, Prof. Hans Böhni and Dr. Bruno Walser, he is the fourth president since ESM’s foundation in 1951. New CEO of the Foundation is Ms. Alessandra Hool, who in […]