Podcast

Herning Blue Fox: A hockey stick model with immediate effect

Herning Blue Fox: A hockey stick model with immediate effect

Podcast

Meet Christian Hostrup, Sales & CSR manager at Herning’s legendary hockey club, Herning Blue Fox. The team used the corona shutdown to develop an ambitious sustainability strategy. It immediately made a difference.

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Case story

SPOOR: If you want to know where your stiletto once grazed

SPOOR: If you want to know where your stiletto once grazed

Case story

From her desk at Bæredygtig Herning, Birgitte Holgaard Langer can look up at a cream coloured stilletto sitting like a trophy on a shelf in her corner of the office. The shoe, produced by Roccamore, was designed in Denmark, hand sewn in Italy and it originally grazed in a Jutland field not far from here. The stiletto represents the result of the years of work SPOOR has done with brands that want to be able to trace the skins used in their production all the way back to the very cow they came from. That is exactly what SPOOR does.

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"What others call sustainability, I’ve always called common sense." Meet the founder of Thors Design

"What others call sustainability, I’ve always called common sense." Meet the founder of Thors Design

Case story

Since the first time he bought a pile of weathered timber from a decommissioned Danish wharf and started building beautiful furniture with it, Carsten Thor has been one of Herning's sustainability pioneers.

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Podcast

Horn Countertops: ”We’ve redefined the concept of quality. Now it is about something more.”

Horn Countertops: ”We’ve redefined the concept of quality. Now it is about something more.”

Podcast

Listen as Jakob Bressendorf, Managing Director at Horn Countertops, talks about its radical decision to become a sustainable first mover in countertops.

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News

Climathon 2021: Herning participates in a global climate event

Climathon 2021: Herning participates in a global climate event

News

Bæredygtig Herning was host and facilitator when Climathon came to Herning. The global event took place in 200 cities at the same time, and, in Herning, students were challenged to find sustainable solutions for the textile industry.

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Case story

The paint shop that went wilfully wild

The paint shop that went wilfully wild

Case story

In the spring of 2022, a blooming blanket of wildflowers will break up the predictable monotony of an industrial area of Herning. Midtgaard Farver, a local paint supply store, has decided that a 3000 m2 grassed lawn will become wilfully wild to help contribute to the municipality’s biodiversity. Meet owner and managing director, Peter Bagterp.

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Case story

Galloping toward thoroughbred sustainability

Galloping toward thoroughbred sustainability

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It can be quite the challenge to figure out where to start with sustainable initiatives when facing a ten-day equestrian event with over 1,000 horses from 70 countries. Organisers of the Equestrian World Championships 2022 in Herning got help developing ideas, building knowledge, and identifying specific areas for working with sustainability after contacting Bæredygtig Herning.

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Upcycled carpets + sustainable trade show builders = office phone booths. That’s what happens at Bæredygtig Herning

Upcycled carpets + sustainable trade show builders = office phone booths. That’s what happens at Bæredygtig Herning

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On the surface, neither the cruise ship industry nor trade shows are renown for sustainability. But two companies in Herning are holding a high standard in these industries – and they’ve now joined forces to create something entirely different – soundproof telephone booths for Bæredygtig Herning’s offices. Hopes are the project will lead to even more.

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Podcast

CaviArt: You think its caviar, but it´s just seaweed. Fortunately.

CaviArt: You think its caviar, but it´s just seaweed. Fortunately.

Podcast

Jens Christian Møller is the CEO of CaviArt, a company that produces seaweed caviar and pearls. Listen as he explains how a failed biology experiment became a global success.

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Case story

designwerk: With the SDGs as a beacon

designwerk: With the SDGs as a beacon

Case story

Carsten Skovlund Hansen owns designwerk, a resident of Bæredygtig Herning’s co-work space. It was shared values that attracted him to the space, and although there is a wide diversity amongst resident companies, a dedication to sustainability is the common thread. Carsten uses the SDGs extensively in his work as a designer, communications strategist and coach for start-ups.

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Podcast

VIA: ”We educate the sustainability warriors that will fight the good fight”

VIA: ”We educate the sustainability warriors that will fight the good fight”

Podcast

Some years ago, René Foli was hit by a crisis of conscience. What was he doing to ensure that his students were prepared for sustainability? It was the start of a sustainability journey for VIA University College in Herning.

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Case story

Sprøt: ”It’s not only about Herning. The perspective is greater than Denmark”

Sprøt: ”It’s not only about Herning. The perspective is greater than Denmark”

Case story

Linda Havmøller Baunsgaard is the owner of Sprøt – a one-woman company offering art direction, digital design, idea and concept development, illustration, branding, and sparring for customers. Linda works extensively with textile and lifestyle customers and that’s why she chose Bæredygtig Herning’s beautiful facilities as her own headquarters – because it opens access to new knowledge and inspiration.

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