Accompanying research to "100 companies for resource efficiency"
Manufacturing companies from Baden-Württemberg have the possibility to propose its successfully implemented or planned measures to resource efficiency for 100 lighthouse projects in Baden-Württemberg. The best practice examples will be selected jointly by the participating organizations, the Ministry of Environment, Umwelttechnik BW and the scientists of the research network and will be presented publicly at the end of the project. The project "100 companies for resource efficiency" is an essential part of the "Alliance for more efficient use of resources", which, in 2013, was established between the state government and the leading business associations in the country, including the National Association of Industry (LVI) and the provincial divisions of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry ( BWIHK), the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI), the Association of the German Engineering Federation (VDMA) and the Central Association of the Electrical and Electronics Industry (ZVEI).
The project is professionally supervised and organisationally coordinated by a composite of the Institute for Industrial Ecology (INEC), the Institute for Industrial Science and Technology Management (IAT) located at the University of Stuttgart and Umwelttechnik BW.