IssueN° 06 / 2021
Sustainable Business Networks
Topics in this issue: Green Brownfield, Energy Management, Certifications, Supply Chain, Change Management & Mindset
Our key themes in this issue
“Sustainability Has Historical Roots at Our Company”
Andreas Schick, Chief Operating Officer responsible for Production, Supply Chain Management, and Purchasing at Schaeffler AG., talks about maximum commitment and sustainability’s key factors.
New Approaches Needed When Implementing Green Brownfield Projects
What matters when carrying out Green Brownfield Projects and the six steps to a green factory.
“The Right Mindset Is the Key to Success”
Hans Uster, Vice President Human Resources DHL Supply Chain Germany & Alps, on the key role that corporate culture plays in implementing sustainability.
The following articles may also be part of this issue
Smart and Sustainable
Why companies need to reorganize their production today.
“Nothing Is Ever Easy at First”
Andreas Müller, General Manager of Alois Müller GmbH, on the success of the green factory and why business success and sustainable growth go hand in hand.
“Complexity Has Increased Significantly”
Interview with Peter Maag, Member of the Executive Board of PGMM AG, and Rainer Strobel, Head of Technical Consulting at PGMM AG.
“Makes Financial Sense for Everyone”
Interview with Michael Baling, Head of Division Industry at Robotron Datenbank-Software GmbH.
Highlighting Sustainability through Certifications
How certifications and a clever management system can drive change.
“What’s Lacking Is a Clear Strategy”
An interview with Professor Dr. Martin Müller, Head of the Institute of Sustainable Corporate Management at the Ulm University’s Faculty of Mathematics and Economics, on selecting seals and certifications.
Hype or Hope?
Experts evaluate sustainability certifications.
Sustainable Business Practices Will Soon Be Mandatory
Information and tips on how managers can meet the requirements of Germany’s Supply Chain Due Diligence Act.
“Green Supply Chain Only Possible with Comprehensive Planning”
Dr. Gunther Krell, General Manager of Supply Chain Innovations GmbH, on the internal carbon price as an important control element.
“We Can Only Make a Difference If We Work Together”
An interview with Erik Wessels, head of the German government’s Business & Human Rights Helpdesk, on sustainable shareholder value and Germany’s new Supply Chain Due Diligence Act.
“We Still Have a Lot of Work to Do”
A multigenerational interview on the subject of sustainability with Annika Degen, Sustainability Management Consultant at Ingenics AG, and Michael Schmauz, Senior Advisor Ingenics AG.
Sustainability as an Investment in the Future
A call for bolder and more decisive action by Professor Oliver Herkommer, Managing Partner of Ingenics AG.