Cases

Green buildings

green building ATKINS_Case_Study2 (1)  This is a case study describing the approach taken by the engineering consultancy Atkins to the design of green buildings.

Green supply chains

Green-Innovation-Management  This is a case study of green supply chain management in the automobile industry.

Tim Jones and Growth Champions

This is a link to a short interview with Tim about his work linking innovation to growth and value creation.   And this is a longer interview with Tim on the same theme.

Fabian Schlage, Nokia Solutions and Networks

Fabian is Innovation manager at NSN and he is seen here in a presentation to the ISPIM conference exploring ‘True open innovation at NSN.   There is also a case study of NSN on the Portal.

Natura

Natura case.  This is a case of a Brazilian company which has grown significantly on the back of providing sustainable cosmetics products and related services.

Eastville Community Shop

Eastville community shop  This is an example of social entrepreneurship in action and explores the motivations and experiences of a group who set up a local community shop. There is also an activity linked to this case

Activity: Exploring social entrepreneurship

This activity is based on the Eastville Community Shop case study.  It is designed to explore aspects of creating and operating a social enterprise.  Click here: Social entrepreneurship Activity

UK Design Council

The UK Design Council has been actively promoting a design approach to innovation for many years.  On its website there is a rich set of case examples, many with video illustration.