The joys and plights in the transition towards a more sustainable workplace and culture

Sustainability is high on the agenda of global governments, and in response to the climate crisis, individuals are self-educating to guide choices in what they buy, how they move, and what they consume. But this evolution in thinking is yet to reach the workplace.

Illustration by Kris Sauerbrey

We cannot act upon what we cannot measure.

Infographics by Karo Lasik

“We believe that many organisations are already learning how to gather live data in a larger work environment in order to track their consumption. Our goal here is to provide an easy and accessible set-up for data gathering, combined with an easy-to-understand and more relatable visualisation of that data.”

— Pelle Dwertmann

Our prototyped solution for an open source sustainability platform for organisations

“If, for example, you receive a billing from your energy supplier once a year, you would be able to infer whether your consumption was greater or less than the previous year by the yearly cost.

What it does not tell you, is whether you are actually consuming more or less than a similar-sized property. Hence, you might think your consumption is acceptable because you did not have to pay extra, but in fact, you are consuming 20% more electricity than every other comparable property in your city.”

— Pelle Dwertmann

Concept by Pelle Dwertmann
Photography by Bela Lehrnickel from the Berlin Design Week

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Abi Golestanian

A visual designer, thinker and dreamer, currently residing in Berlin and working at the Design and Innovation Consultancy FJORD