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Circularity Development Program

Technical building products present one of the largest emission sources in buildings, after energy use and main construction materials.

Combient Pure together with ASSA ABLOY, KONE, Swegon and Vasakronan are breaking new ground as they set out for a year-long program to further develop this product category’s circularity. The program will accelerate developments in circularity among the participating companies with practical tools and methods, peer-to-peer learning and discussions with customers and other actors within the value chain.

12-MONTH PROGRAM TO DRIVE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Combient Pure, ASSA ABLOY, KONE, Swegon and Vasakronan will be working closely together for 12 months to develop the circularity of technical building products, such as ventilation products, elevators, and automatic doors.

The program will accelerate developments in circularity among the participating companies with practical tools and methods, peer-to-peer learning and discussions with customers and other actors within the value chain.

The participants will cover six main themes in circularity: understanding the customer, impact measurement, dismantling and reverse logistics, product life extension, circular procurement and aligning internal processes.

Read the press release of the program

Blog

Greetings from the Circularity Development Program

1. SPRINT: Customers' requirements on circularity

We consume more resources than the planet can provide. Even though we in Nordics have a high level of environmental awareness, we still live as though we had four planets at our disposal. This means that the ecological resources that the earth can generate in one year are consumed within three months.

Continue to the blog post by Vasakronan's Claire Mirjolet

We want to become carbon neutral along our whole value chain, as well as purchase only reused, recycled or renewable products and materials by 2030. To reach these goals, we work together with our suppliers”

Anna Denell

Sustainability Director at Vasakronan

One of the best ways to create successful, scalable new processes and models, is through co-innovation and by working together with others”

Teemu Tiainen

Modernization director for Central and North Europe at KONE

We participate in this program to emphasize development of circular business models and accelerate our sustainability journey together with our customers”

Zeljka Svensson

VP and Head of Global Innovation Management at Assa Abloy

It is the peer-to-peer learning and the practical approach of the program involving relevant actors of the value chain that will help us to further advance in our circularity journey”

Mirko Sauvan

Sustainability Manager at Swegon

Program partners

If your are part of the value chain and want to join the program, contact us!