How does innonatives work

The purpose of the innonatives online platform is to connect people, who have identified sustainability-related problems with those who can creatively solve them. innonatives also helps people organize adequate funding and collaboration to support their sustainability ideas and solutions. Support for sustainability initiatives is generated through access to a large international network including the public,…

How to do Ecodesign

Practical Guide for Ecodesign – Including a Toolbox Author: Ursula Tischner With the new edition of this publication, we would like to respond to questions about ecological product design and life cycle thinking. It is directed towards everyone interested in contemporary design that has an eye on both design and environmental protection. This book fits…

New business for old Europe

Published: “New business for old Europe” Book about Sustainable Product Service Systems by Ursula Tischner and Arnold Tukker (eds.) Publishing details: publisher Greenleaf Publishing

Style book ‘sustainability at Memo’

Client:  memo AG –  online shop for sustainable office supplies The main project goal was to develop a corporate guide for all communications and marketing media – website, catalogue, newsletter, mailings. The central challenge was to combine the specialty of memo, namely sustainability, with the company’s other qualities and to communicate this combination to the memo’s wide…

Efficiency Agency NRW and econcept

In Nordrhein- Westfalen, the Efficiency Agency NRW (EFA) is the main reference point for the integration of ecology in small and middle manufacturing companies. EFA invited econcept as a consultant in the new program “JUMP” in order to assist in the design of environmentally friendly products. The aim of this consulting was to support companies in designing…

Sustainable Solutions

Sustainable Solutions

Developing products and services for the future. U.Tischner, M. Charter (Hrsg.), Greenleaf Publishing, Sheffield, 2000 Ein wegweisendes Buch herausgegeben von Martin Charter, Centre for Sustainable Design, UK und Ursula Tischner, econcept, Deutschland mit Beiträgen von hochkarätigen Expertinnen und Experten, sowie zahlreichen fortschrittlichen Unternehmen. Erhältlich bei Greenleaf Publishing, UK unter “What´s New?” http://www.greenleaf-publishing.com/catalogue/sussol.htm

EcoDesign in Handcraft Product Development

From the beginning of 2002 to the end of 2003, the Academy of Design of the Chamber of Craft in Aachen together with econcept carried out the project “EcoDesign in handcraft product development“. The project was promoted by the federal Ministry of Commerce and Technology and the Ministry of Commerce and Energy of North Rhine-Westphalia.…