Our Approach to Sustainability

We act in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and focus on SDG 13 – Climate Action. The need to switch from linear to circular economy and reach net-zero goals by companies is a must to achieve the results of the Paris Agreement. We see them as a long-lasting solution that can contribute to a better future.

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What do we do to
enhance sustainability?

Illustration of wattx' innovation process from Problem Discovery to Solution Definition to development of a lean startup based on a fully validated product concept including desirability, feasibility, viability and sustainability aspects
Phase 1:

High-level product concept

  • Analysis of your company's impact areas in terms of sustainability
  • Display of the biggest impact areas and deliver a climate scoring
  • Defining potential ideas to resolve sustainability challenges in the impact areas
Phase 2:

Fully validated product concept

  • Assessment of the product’s impact from an economical, environmental, and social perspective and its relation to the SDGs:
  • Mapping out the intersection of SDGs and the business model
  • Challenging and adapting the product or idea to avoid green washing
  • Outline of the impact of the product and preparation of sustainable product development
Phase 3:

Product live in the market

  • Setting up of sustainability measurements and goals
  • Applying state-of-the-art and project tailored tech stack
  • Development of carbon-aware and energy efficient digital products
  • Applying the most energy efficient technologies
  • Measuring the CO2 footprint of the product, avoiding and reducing unnecessary emissions
  • Deployment of the product on a sustainable infrastructure

Our latest whitepaper on sustainability

How to conduct user research

In this whitepaper, we want to explain how user research can be a powerful tool for building products that really meet your customers’ needs.

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Leaders for Climate Action

Fighting climate change is not a solo journey. We joined Leaders for Climate Actions to ensure that our journey to become a net-zero company is transparent and up to the highest standard. We focus on collaboration with other businesses to contribute to fight against climate change.

Our most recent completed steps:

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Measured and understood our full scope of carbon footprint.

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Applied sustainablity priniclples in our office.

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Set up a policy for responsible business travel.

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LFCA

Ready to discuss your ideas?
Let’s talk!

Idea validation is a crucial part of innovation. It assesses the potential of new products based on facts rather than on gut feelings.

Maximilian Tscharnke
Head of Venture Development
max.t@wattx.io