Recent Case Studies

Sustainable shoes; the Camper story
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-03-13 14:55:24 UTC
How has the brand developed since 1975 when it was first created? Camper has moved one step at a time, which is the only way to do things properly. With the experience of two generations of craftsmen behind him, Lorenzo Fluxà combined traditional methods …
Eco-certified hotels in Spain have double sales and triple EBITDA compared with peers
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-03-07 08:33:08 UTC
This research among 2000 hotels in Spain, the second biggest tourist market in the world, shows that the EBITDA of ISO certified hotels is 3 times higher that that of their peers! And a double as high sales per annum. Not small differences. The best news …
Lunar; the vision of a sustainable fashion brand
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-03-04 10:13:33 UTC
Lunar is about finding inspiration in the small things around us, and emphasizing an appreciation for our environment. That’s the lifestyle vision of fashion designer Karen Ter Morshuizen. Her partnership with Paul Harris saw the conception of a …
Granta (integrated in AutoCad) LCA Web Seminar: Tuesday, February 21
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-02-16 08:38:17 UTC
On Tuesday, February 21, Dr Ben Sheridan, the Sector Development Manager for Advanced Manufacturing at BSI, will join Jamie O’Hare to look at the business drivers for eco-aware design. Dr Sheridan will address the key requirements for using Standards …
Materials Cafe is looking for participants in Green Materials Fair
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-02-11 14:20:57 UTC
The Materials Cafe 2012 is calling for suppliers, manufacturers, designers, and researchers that want to put their sustainable materials, processes or products in the spotlight. The Materials Cafe is a creative show for materials at the Hanover Fair from …
31/1 Free webinar on sustainable value chain of fibres for fashion
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-01-25 08:22:42 UTC
More and more companies are working hard to do the right thing, and more consumers are trying to understand the impact of what they are buying. A company’s greatest asset is its reputation, whether it is selling to consumers or other businesses. Sustainability …
Amsterdam fashion tradeshow; cool fashion sustainable
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-01-23 12:42:10 UTC
The brand-new Modefabriek area MINT showcases the best in forward fashion and lifestyle: made with respect for people and our environment, without any concession in style. And MINT is more than a fair: a concept store, gorgeous café, DJ’s, expo, launches …
AutoCad's sustainability tool, Inventor; Free web seminar January 25
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-01-19 08:05:49 UTC
Would you like to access and apply high quality materials property data within Autodesk Inventor? Would you benefit from tools that make it easy to assess environmental impact, cost, and performance of your product? Join AutoCads short web seminar (without …
3D printing
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-01-10 15:39:25 UTC
When the first plastic chairs were made, they began with fairly simple tools and moulds to form the plastic. The simple tools were easy to adjust and this gave the designer the chance to evaluate the final product and adjust the tools almost endlessly. …
2012 starts with a new LCA data set
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-01-08 15:32:00 UTC
Marjan and I wish you all a happy and creative 2012! With lot’s of ideas for beautiful new products that people love and keep for many years and that have a smaller burden on the environment. The new year starts with a new dataset for eco-cost …


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