Sofies UK recently provided support to UK Department for International Development (DFID) in analysing challenges and opportunities related to e-waste management in Kenya and Rwanda, particularly in their off-grid renewable energy sector. The review of cost-benefit analysis and capacity assessment for each country allowed to identify key policy recommendations and incentives to put into place, […]

Cover image by Mackenzie Enich, University of Montana. The Sustainable Production approach can facilitate access to finance for Small to Medium Enterprises as it integrates some key parameters in the business planning, such as energy efficiency, waste valorisation, process optimisation and, also, stable collaboration with partners (e.g. farmers and traders). From the perspective of a […]

Nespresso just released “The Positive Cup” report, for which Sofies contributed for its Global Reporting Indicators (GRI) expertise. The document presents Nespresso’s efforts to integrate sustainability into their activities, especially focusing on four domains: company, coffee, aluminum and climate.   Link to the report

Sofies India team recently conducted a day-long e-waste management workshop for supply chain management students at the Bridge School of Management, Noida (Uttar Pradesh, India). The workshop gave an insight about the growing importance of managing e-waste in the Indian context, global and local legislations, supply chain and environmental implications and shared interesting anecdotes and experiences of […]

David Rochat, CEO de Sofies, a participé à l’émission de radio CQFD sur RTS La 1ère et s’est exprimé sur la pénurie des ressources minérales. Les articles scientifiques se multiplient pour mettre en garde contre une pénurie de certains métaux à relativement brève échéance, comme le cuivre, le plomb ou le zinc. Une étude internationale balaie […]

Sofies India recently attended the 3rd Smart Cities India 2017 Expo, exchanging ideas, innovation, knowledge and expertise at the Swiss Pavilion. The team showcased a wide array of projects on smart cities, smart industry and smart agriculture as a part of ‘Swiss innovations for smart cities in India’. The Expo particularly focused on solutions for […]

The Major Seaport Authority of Guadeloupe with Sofies and its partner H3C launched an industrial ecology process on the main activity area of the island. A first inter-company workshop brought together 20 participants, including the main users of the site, gathered around commun issues and opportunities, such as mobility, port logistics, energy, waste management and […]

In order to identify business concepts to turn agro-industrial waste into valuable resources, the NoAW WorkPackage 5 Team has visited Agriport, a recent innovative Agro-Industrial Park located in the more recent polders of Netherlands. In less than 30 years, this park has been developed to optimize the costs and the added value generation per hectare. […]

The International Conference on Sustainable Industrial Areas (SIA) took place in Rabat, Morocco, on March 14th and 15th. Our president Suren Erkman took part as a key note speaker to discuss the role of sustainable industrial areas in the international context and their potential to contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Read more about […]

A multi-year international cooperation project on “Capacity Building for Low Carbon and Climate Resilient City Development (CapaCITIES)” was officially launched in the city of Udaipur (India). The project which is funded by the Swiss Agency of Development and Cooperation (SDC) under their Global Programme on Climate Change (GPCC), provides technical assistance in key areas of […]

Solutions for industrial ecosystems

Sofies UK recently provided support to UK Department for International Development (DFID) in analysing challenges and opportunities related to e-waste management in Kenya and Rwanda, particularly in their off-grid renewable energy sector. The review of cost-benefit analysis and capacity assessment for each country allowed to identify key policy recommendations and incentives to put into place, […]

Cover image by Mackenzie Enich, University of Montana. The Sustainable Production approach can facilitate access to finance for Small to Medium Enterprises as it integrates some key parameters in the business planning, such as energy efficiency, waste valorisation, process optimisation and, also, stable collaboration with partners (e.g. farmers and traders). From the perspective of a […]

Nespresso just released “The Positive Cup” report, for which Sofies contributed for its Global Reporting Indicators (GRI) expertise. The document presents Nespresso’s efforts to integrate sustainability into their activities, especially focusing on four domains: company, coffee, aluminum and climate.   Link to the report

Sofies India team recently conducted a day-long e-waste management workshop for supply chain management students at the Bridge School of Management, Noida (Uttar Pradesh, India). The workshop gave an insight about the growing importance of managing e-waste in the Indian context, global and local legislations, supply chain and environmental implications and shared interesting anecdotes and experiences of […]

David Rochat, CEO de Sofies, a participé à l’émission de radio CQFD sur RTS La 1ère et s’est exprimé sur la pénurie des ressources minérales. Les articles scientifiques se multiplient pour mettre en garde contre une pénurie de certains métaux à relativement brève échéance, comme le cuivre, le plomb ou le zinc. Une étude internationale balaie […]

Sofies India recently attended the 3rd Smart Cities India 2017 Expo, exchanging ideas, innovation, knowledge and expertise at the Swiss Pavilion. The team showcased a wide array of projects on smart cities, smart industry and smart agriculture as a part of ‘Swiss innovations for smart cities in India’. The Expo particularly focused on solutions for […]

The Major Seaport Authority of Guadeloupe with Sofies and its partner H3C launched an industrial ecology process on the main activity area of the island. A first inter-company workshop brought together 20 participants, including the main users of the site, gathered around commun issues and opportunities, such as mobility, port logistics, energy, waste management and […]

In order to identify business concepts to turn agro-industrial waste into valuable resources, the NoAW WorkPackage 5 Team has visited Agriport, a recent innovative Agro-Industrial Park located in the more recent polders of Netherlands. In less than 30 years, this park has been developed to optimize the costs and the added value generation per hectare. […]

The International Conference on Sustainable Industrial Areas (SIA) took place in Rabat, Morocco, on March 14th and 15th. Our president Suren Erkman took part as a key note speaker to discuss the role of sustainable industrial areas in the international context and their potential to contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Read more about […]

A multi-year international cooperation project on “Capacity Building for Low Carbon and Climate Resilient City Development (CapaCITIES)” was officially launched in the city of Udaipur (India). The project which is funded by the Swiss Agency of Development and Cooperation (SDC) under their Global Programme on Climate Change (GPCC), provides technical assistance in key areas of […]