The first International Conference on Sustainable Production, Trade, Consumption and Lifestyle is to take place at the CongressCenter Ost of NürnbergMesse on 17-18 February 2009. The organizer is NürnbergMesse, which has already proved its know-how in this particular market in connection with the World Organic Trade Fair BioFach. It now extends its expertise to other sub-segments of the sustainable products sector by organizing the conference. The conference is intended for buyers, product managers and procurement managers for consumer goods and services from trade, industry and official agencies, manufacturers and producers, and international and national trade promotion organisations, CSR managers, scientists and researchers. The contents of the conference focus on the question of verification of sustainability, especially from the aspects of credibility and comprehensible standards.