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What is Global Sustainability Jam?

Global Sustainability Jam is the world’s biggest non-profit innovation event targeting sustainability. Creative and passionate people will meet to form teams and work to create brand-new real-world designs, projects and initiatives that will create impact on sustainability . The hosts will provide necessary support including guidance, toolbox and communication platform. During the event, all participants will take part in communication across different cities around the globe. On November 21, 3:00 p.m. Shanghai local time, all the participants shall upload their work onto the platform (http://planet.globalsustainabilityjam.org/) and share them with the rest of the world.

* The Global Jam is conducted in ENGLISH!

How much will it cost?

The jam is a non-profit event. We would love to make this a memorable and enjoyable event for you. We will provide you drinks, wonderful coffee, tea, and stationary.

It’s free for Sparks, Mentors, Jurors, Sponsors, Media partners and Observers.

Any extra contributions are welcome, depending on your financial situation, to help pay for CBi providing the dynamic working space and friendly team members. 


Type Sales End Price Quantity


2014-11-21 12:00 ¥0

How to join?

Be a Jammer: Anyone who has an open mind and wants to practice a hands-on approach to creativity and problem solving, make sure you are available to join ALL 3 days to ensure seamless collaboration and team dynamic. Jam is a great place to learn new skills, challenge yourself and meet great people while having fun. Your designs and projects have the potential to create a real impact on a more sustainable future. 

See other jammers all over the world?

Be an Observer: If you can’t commit to all 3 days, you are also welcome to observe the jam on the Friday opening session and final sharing session on Sunday afternoon. 

Be A Spark: Helping to get the juices flowing, be inspiring and share you knowledge about Sustainability Design, New Business Model Generation, Social Entrepreneurship etc... - When: 20 minutes from 4-6pm on Friday November 21st

Be A Mentor: Spending time with the jammers to help guide their directions, brainstorm, plan and prototyping  - When: Sessions Saturday November 22nd 10:30-11:30 and 16:00 - 17:00

Be A Juror: Providing feedback on practicability, feasibility and potential scale for what the jammers have created  - When: Sunday November 23rd from 3-6pm 


CBi China Bridge

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Who is hosting?

CBi China Bridge, an insight-based innovation firm, wants to promote sustainability design in China, and introduce people to a design-based approach to creativity and problem solving though this exciting event.  China Bridge's role will be to provide a public platform for creative minds in Shanghai’s professional community and connect with the world. 

  • 中国 上海 静安区
  • 359 Kangding Rd, 4F, Jingan District/ near Shanxi Bei Rd

Date Time

2014-11-21 15:00 - Start

2014-11-23 19:00 - End