Sustainable Innovation

Wishing you a healthy and sustainable 2010
January 6, 2010, 10:10 am
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I wish you a year full of inspiration  !  An overview of Best Practices of Sustainable Innovation written in 2009 to inspire you :

  • Akzo Nobel, Dutch chemical multinational company, is using Eco-Efficiency Assessments as input for every major Business Investment
  • Rabobank, one of the most Sustainable Banks worldwide based in The Netherlands, is applying detailed KPI’s to embed Corporate Responsibility
  • At KPN, the largest Dutch telecom service provider, dinner is being served by Top Managers, which reinforces the Service Mentality
  • AFNOR, the French public and normalisation institute, is preparing labels with eco footprint information for all products
  • Arféo, a French SME, applies cradle2cradle and LCA principles to develop and produce office furniture
  • AVOB, a French SME, offers PC software that helps to reduce environmental footprint and PC energy costs by more than 50%
  • Fludia, a French SME, visualises energy consumption in office environments
  • BPCE, one of the French large banks, is extending its finance portfolio with eco-loans and saving accounts and micro-credits
  • Veolia Environnement, the large French water, waste and energy management multinational, states that public and private customers require sustainable alternatives in every RFP
  • Total, multinational energy provider, is testing the waters with alternative solutions such as solar energy
  • Orange, the main French telecoms company,  is rolling out new data centers reducing energy consumption by 50%
  • La Poste, incumbant French Postal services, invest in a new electric cars for its postmen
  • Bouygues Immobilier, large French property developer, wants to be eco frontrunner in office and residential building construction.

The Green Take. Partner in Sustainable Innovation.


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