Doing Business with an Impact – The Aest-Ethics Story

Fashion in a different fashion!

The footprint that the fashion industry leaves on the planet is disastrous. It means that our everyday clothing impacts our future to a significant extent.

This is why we decided to interview Marije de Roos, who is the founder of Aest-Ethics, or ƺ. Marije and her work are inspiring and a great contribution to our blog ‘Doing Business with an Impact’.

Aest-Ethics primarily addresses SDG 12, responsible consumption and production. However, the company actually covers a much wider range of SDGs, which will be introduced in this article.

Can You Tell Me About Your Business?

Ocean Run – A charity run to clear the ocean

The Copenhagen-born idea is helping to clear the ocean from plastic

We got the opportunity to meet the five founders of Ocean Run. Weronica, Katarina, Mette, Elisa and Zala came to our office to talk about how the idea emerged, who they are and what the NGO is up to in the upcoming months.

How it began

“It all started in 2018 as part of an Event Management Class at CPH Business Academy”, says Katarina. The girls found each other due to their passion for sustainability, the environment, and their will to work for charity. They had five weeks to come up with an idea, as well as develop and execute the concept.…

7 Sustainability Questions for non-CSR Managers

Can You Answer These Sustainability Questions as a non-CSR Manager?

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were set by the United Nations to provide a framework that can lead individuals and companies towards the achievement of a more sustainable future. Everyone has the same responsibility to implement the SDGs, but businesses definitely have more weight than the other parties in the play.

As companies have a major impact both on the environment and on communities, they must understand in which ways they can operate more sustainably. SDGs can provide a tremendous value for organizations, as together they offer an actionable guide to prepare for the 2030 agenda.…

Doing Business with an Impact – The Cellugy Story

Fighting plastic pollution with circular economyCellugy logo

In our blog series “Doing business with an impact” we introduce Cellugy. We talked to co-founder Isabel Álvarez-Martos and sales and marketing manager Serena Leka on how do they manage to work on not just SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), but also SDG 13 (Climate action), SDG 14 (Life below water) and SDG 15 (Life on land) with a great idea and just one product.

Can You Tell Me About Your Business? What does Cellugy do?

Isabel: We produce a nature-inspired material to replace plastic. We take second-generation feedstocks, for example, fruit waste, like peels and pulp, and then we convert it into a material.…

Impact Plan: Launch Event

On March 28, we had the official launch event to formally introduce our first product: Impact Plan. It was an exclusive event, invitation-only. The uniqueness of the venue – Improv Comedy Copenhagen (ICC) Theatre – allowed us to mix the presentation of the product with an entertaining show held by ICC Corporate team.

The event started with a welcoming flute of champagne and an initial networking session, allowing the attendees to introduce themselves to each other.

Mia Negru On Stage At The Launch Event
First to come on stage was Mia Negru, CRO & Co-Founder of 2030 Builders, with an introductory speech about the agenda for the evening.