Resources

Media and Scientific Publications

Building sustainable companies

Business View Magazine interviews Nuno da Silva, Director of Product Sustainability for thinkstep’s American division – best practices in sustainability. (English)

Pure Advantage

"Environmental efforts that look to make things less bad will ultimately fail, because less bad is not good enough." The Cradle to Cradle® approach is inspired by nature – shifting the mindset towards doing the right things, rather than doing the wrong things perfectly.

gasworld

The European partner consortium of Shell, ITM Power, SINTEF, thinkstep and Element Energy has now secured €10m in funding from the European ‘Fuel Cell Hydrogen Joint Undertaking’. The project’s total investment, including integration into the refinery, is approximately €20m. (English)

PR Newswire

See how thinkstep has supported Groupe Rocher and Eastman in developing a new polymer platform and investing in the manufacturing of a proof-of-concept packaging. (English)

Cradle to Cradle® partnership

EPEA and thinkstep Australasia have announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the uptake of regenerative design through Cradle to Cradle® principles in Australasia. The EPEA is the cradle of Cradle to Cradle®, a design and innovation concept based on the safe and potentially infinite use of materials in nutrient cycles. (English)

Welt

The use of long trucks (Gigaliners) on German roads can be positive for climate protection, although the overall impact would be low. The research commissioned by the state government of Baden-Württemberg and the truck manufacturer Daimler, was done by Prognos AG and thinkstep AG. Read more or download study (German)

The Fifth Estate

Following are some of the trends surrounding EPDs and the opportunities on offer discussed during a webinar with expert Jane Anderson, principal consultant with thinkstep in the UK, Stephen Mitchell, chair of the Australasian EPD Programme and Barbara Nebel, managing director of thinkstep in Australasia. (English)

Lidl’s new green initiative


Lidl Lithuania has partnered with the consortium of thinkstep-SGS to certify its portfolio of buildings. With global representation, thinkstep-SGS offers world-class auditing and certification services combined with rich expertise and experience in the development and operation of green building standards and the quantification of sustainable construction. (English)

Glass

EPD: The Acronym You Can’t Afford to Ignore … Literally. (English) 

GreenBiz

Everyone talks about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) but does anyone know what they actually mean or how they work?  thinkstep’s Sustainability Economist Florian Nebel writes in GreenBiz about six things to consider when working with the SDGs.  (English)

 

Harvard Business Review

Ingersoll Rand's CEO talks in a recent Harvard Business Review article about how they connected Strategy to SDGs and how they developed in partnership with thinkstep a series of web-based calculators to track product GHG emissions. (English) 

Veolutions

Read the interview of Manfred Russ, Senior Consultant Food, Agriculture & Renewable Materials, about the sustainability potential of wind energy on page 16. (German)

The Australian Financial Review

Barbara Nebel, thinkstep Australasia managing director, talks about the environmental benefits of timber used as a construction material. (English)

2018 European Business Summit

Jan Poulsen, CEO thinkstep AG took part in the panel discussion about "Sourcing the data and analytics that will drive business change" at the Responsible Business Summit in London. (English)

Media Planet

„Wir alle müssen unser Verhalten grundsätzlich überdenken." Interview with Jan Poulsen, CEO thinkstep. (German)

Life Cycle Analysis from Thinkstep

Design students create sustainable storage solutions in red oak. (Spanish, English)

The Green List

How to boost environmental credentials and market reputation. (English) 

Bioeconomy

Ulrike Bos, Senior Consultant, contributed to the chapter "Modelling and Tools Supporting the Transition to a Bioeconomy" (p. 289-316) in the book Bioeconomy. (English)

Radio NZ

NZ buildings create more emissions than previously thought- report. 
Read the article or listen to it on  Radio NZ. (English)

NZ Herald

Buildings could be belching out 20 per cent of New Zealand's carbon pollution - and much more needs to be done to make them greener. (English) 

The Fifth Estate

At last, after years of interpretations and variations, the built environment looks like having an international standard on embodied carbon that create a level playing field for products and services. (English)

TV NZ

New Zealand needs to do more to tackle amount of pollution produced by buildings according to new report. (English) 

Int. Journal of Hydrogen Energy

Power your knowledge with hydrogen electricity storage insights from Michael Faltenbacher, Principal Consultant, immediately available for purchase. (Englsih)