Sustainable product innovation

 
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How Interface Makes the Circular Economy Come to Life

As one of the world’s sustainable business pioneers, Interface knows what it’s like to change a company’s strategy from a traditional approach towards a focus on sustainability without sacrificing business goals. In the mid 1990’s, the company pivoted away from the traditional industrial model of modular carpet production towards a business model focused on sustainability. By 2017, Interface focuses on innovation in circular business models by closing the loops in its business operations. High time to take a closer look.
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Sustainable Apparel Forum in Amsterdam

Today’s apparel industry has been moulded by the fast fashion model, creating an industry worth $3 trillion, with mass demand for clothes where an item of clothing is worn an average of just seven times. During the Sustainable Apparel Forum in Amsterdam, participants will debate the biggest business opportunities for the apparel sector in developing more sustainable supply chains. The event will also tackle the major social and environmental risks associated with apparel production, whilst taking a look at the latest innovations throughout the supply chain.
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Masterclass Circular Economy and Food Waste

On 17 November 2016, Finch & Beak & PRé Sustainability team up to host a Masterclass aimed at discovering how to transform the circular economy into a mainstream practice for sustainable innovation.
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COOL or UNCOOL?

Those of you who are aficionados of the famous BBC “Top Gear” program will be familiar with the COOL WALL concept. This is the segment in which show host Jeremy Clarkson and his crew decide which cars are COOL and which cars are UNCOOL. One of the coolest product categories around is beer. So which sustainable innovations are beer brands bringing us?
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MADE-BY: fashion is not for followers

The fashion industry embraces CSR. On the occasion of MADE-BY’s 5th anniversary Finch & Beak, together with GfK Panel Services, Solidaridad and MADE-BY presents a 10-minute guide with an outlook to the fashion industry of 2015.
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Case: Gamba's meet MBAs

Finch & Beak wrote a case for IMD about Happy Shrimp: a tropical shrimp farm in the Rotterdam harbor. In November 2007, 40 MBAs were introduced to a course on stakeholder management and product innovation. The case illustrates how successful sustainable entrepreneurship can be, the experiences of a young enterprise in terms of fast growth, and the role that stakeholder management can play.
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24 Ways to X-ray Your Customers in a Sustainable Fashion

Many companies around the globe are gradually evolving from CSR centered around communication and philanthropy towards a form of business integrated sustainability. As a result, more and more companies are making an effort to capture the hidden market opportunities in this new vicinity. Unfortunately, the opportunities do not present themselves that readily. Moreover, many organizations are using old maps to find new land by applying traditional market research methods that fail to focus on uncovering the correct sustainability drivers. But how can companies better research and unlock the innovation potential from material issues?
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Practical Implementation of Ecodesign and Sustainable Innovation

OVAM is a Belgium based organisation working on waste management and ground sanitation. To support organizations in finding sustainable solutions, OVAM developed a special toolkit. The toolkit, which is aimed at industrial companies, combines a wide variety of sustainable aspects in an understandable and workable model.
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Sustainable Brand Focus: Nike

Founded in 1962 as Blue Ribbon Sports, Nike conquered the world with running shoes imported from Japan. Over the years, Nike’s product line further increased, leading to a total revenue of US $ 19,014 billion in 2010.
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Maersk Line wins award for super slow steaming initiative

Maersk Line is named Sustainable Shipping Operator of The Year for challenging the shipping industry and bringing about significant reductions in energy consumption and emissions.
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