Building a toolkit for change

Building a toolkit for sustainable change to discover circular opportunities by setting the ground to make it all happen, followed by methods to analyze and uncover opportunities to change the way we design products, services & businesses.

By Danae Gómez Lois
  –  Apr, 30 2021

Building a toolkit
for change

Building a toolkit
for change

Discover opportunities
for products

Building a toolkit for sustainable change to discover circular opportunities by setting the ground to make it all happen, followed by methods to analyze and uncover opportunities to change the way we design products, services & businesses.

Set the ground for
sustainable change

Set the ground for
sustainable change

Aspire

Navigate the waters to get a sense of your playing field to propel far-reaching visions that can be compelling catalysts to stimulate action today.

QUESTION YOURSELF

Do you have actual buy-in for sustainable change in your company? Why/why not?

How can you unlock those barriers and turn them into opportunities?

Choose

Where is your best option. The one you can support and scale. Innovation is inherently risky, to be sure, and getting the most from a portfolio of innovation initiatives is more about managing risk than eliminating it.

QUESTION YOURSELF

Do you know where your risks lay?
How can you manage these risks?
Who or what needs to be involved to do so?

Discover

Jump in the water, deep dive and get the feeling understanding the problem you want to solve. Look for insights by methodically and systematically scrutinizing what is valuable, feasible and desirable, adding sustainability as an encompassing force that is not looking for one directional growth, rather circling a triple bottom line that includes people, the planet and economic profit.

QUESTION YOURSELF

What impact does your product solution have on the triple bottom line (people, planet, profit)?

What can you do differently?

These encompassing pillars
will accompany you and act
as the guiding light through
the following analysis methods:

These encompassing pillars will accompany you and act as the guiding light through the following analysis methods:

Analyze Products & Services

Using the butterfly diagram as a tool to visualize the paths your product/service goes through during its Biological & Technical life cycle, discovering sustainable opportunities before the research phase ends and the concept phase starts.

Map your product using the butterfly diagram analyzing:

· The product/service itself
· Its inner ecosystem
· Its outer ecosystem
· Answer: What is the purposeof that product/service?How does it serve its purpose?

Find ideas on how to enable your products/ services to pass through the innermost cycles of the butterfly diagram.

Define opportunities and map next steps.

Analyze the Business

Discover circular opportunities for sustainable value exchange between the inner and outer ecosystem of your business. Find circular opportunities for your business mapping:

The inner ecosystem of your business.

The outer ecosystem of your business

Stakeholders and the values being exchanged.

Discover value exchange for long term partnership between your company, client & the communities around them.

Bernd Karlsboeck

Industrial Designer

Bernd is an specialist for innovation, industrial design and freetime programmer

Valentina Marun

UX-UI Designer

Valentina is an UX Strategy and design innovation for a phygital world

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about this toolkit:

Also if you have further comments,
suggestions or ideas you are more
than welcome to schedule a call
with a Nacar team member.

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