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Global Sustainability Jam

Sign up to host now!

on Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:00


Do you want to see a Jam (or more than one?) in your town in November?  We are now ready to accept locations!

Hosting a Jam is a great opportunity to build a community of people interested in a design-based approach to working, creativity and problem solving. It's a terrific way to both learn and teach, to build awareness, and to meet amazing people. It's a way to grow, to share, and to have a great time. Anyone can host a Jam - join us! Just click on "Host a Jam" and drop us a note today.  We'll be in touch!

PS Need some more inspiration? Check out this great video by Joshua Lee of one of

Save the date for Global Sustainability Jam 2014! November 21-23, Planet Earth.

on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 12:50

We can't accept locations yet, but mark your diaries! The next Global Sustainability Jam will take place from the 21 to 23 November 2014 all over Planet Earth. (Dates may vary in countries with other weekends).

More details soon! (And if you can't make it, check out the Global Service Jam (link)  in Feb/March 2015 or the Global GovJam (link) in June 2015! )


It's over, folks.

on Sun, 11/24/2013 - 23:09

It’s over, folks, it’s over. As our ever-smiling friends in Oakland hit their upload deadline, the Global Sustainability Jam 2013 is no longer LIVE. #GSusJam is over folks. It's over. It was amazing, thrilling, hard, hard work. But it's over.

We look forward to browsing through the designs, and fixing the last few upload glitches. But for now, after a pretty sleepless weekend, your Global Team is heading for bed.

And we need to introduce those incredible, generous people from GlobalHQ who gave up their own weekends, mostly to sit alone by a computer, supporting you on the Planet Jam and

Secret Theme Video 2013

on Sat, 11/23/2013 - 08:48

Secret Theme Video, Global Sustainability Jam 2013 from Global Service Jam on Vimeo.

Every year, local Jams kick off by revealing the Secret Theme, usually by showing a video, which also contains Tips and advice for Jammers. This year's Secret Theme Video was made by international Jammer of mystery Mauro Rego. Thanks to Mauro and his contributors!

We are Jamming!

on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 22:45


It's an amazing feeling as the Jams all over the world come on line! We expect around 65 Jams to join us, on five continents, making this the biggest Global Sustainability Jam ever.

Take a look at #GSusJam on Twitter to see the fun!

As we write, the Secret Theme is still secret - we look forward to revealing it in a few hours. :)


(Image from Budapest Jam, @BPSusJam)

OPEN for registration

on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 02:21

Good news. Planet Jam is now open for registrations. Your can register and connect yourself with your jam location. Here's a first few steps that you can do here: (...)

Only a few days

on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 22:24

Only a few days until the start of the Global Sustainability Jam 2013. We are so excited!

Keep an eye on this site. Here is where you will find news, photos and videos from all over the world. Stay tuned.   

Why should I Jam?

on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 23:40

Every Jam is different, but every Jam is a great place to learn new skills, challenge yourself and meet great people while you have fun. See what London Jammers said about Jamming in this great movie by Joshua Lee.

Global Sustainability Jam - London from josh lee on Vimeo.

NEW GSusJ13 dates!

on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 12:53

Global Sustainability Jam 2013 will take place on the WEEKEND OF THE 22nd OF NOVEMBER, 2013.

(That's the 22-24 November in most countries, but it might be the 21-23 or 20-22 in some countries, for example in the Middle East.)
The last Global Sustainability Jam took place in around 80 cities, and was an amazing weekend of creativity, sharing, fun and hard work. Let's make GSusJ13 even better!

Adam & Markus

GSusJ13 is coming

on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 22:17

It's certain - there will be a Global Sustainability Jam in 2013!On the tail of the latest amazing Global Service Jam (our sister event which took place in a whopping 124 cities!), Jam initiators Markus and Adam confirmed that GSusJ13 will take place in October or November 2013! As soon as the exact date is announced, we will start accepting sites. Until then, watch this space.And, if you can't wait until October or November, check out  It could be the most powerful Jam yet! 


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