Mining the Mind

We constantly generate new knowledge and insights about sustainable development. Here, we share all our publications and public research. All material is open source (CC-BY-SA).

These articles contain excursions into new ways of thinking about a sustainable society, as well as tools and guides.


Articles archive

Except joins the B COrp Movement

Except joins the B Corp Movement

B Corp is a global movement of organizations that hold social and environmental shared value at the core of their business activities. The …


Celebrate World Bee Day 2019 with Except Biotechnologist Jon Woning

May 2019

Keeping Our Bees

Today, following the recent UN report outlining the devastating degradation of our planet’s natural biodiversity, is World Bee Day. To cele…


Peer benchmarking tool speeds up sustainability across paper and print industries

May 2019

How IKEA Is Creating a Self-Learning Supply Chain

Rotterdam, 7 oktober 2016, “I never fully realized IKEA’s true power until we did this project,” says Matthieu Leroy, Sustainability Specia…

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Tuning in to the construction sector’s “music of tomorrow”

Feb 2019

Catalytic Buildings White Paper

Except Integrated Sustainability launches a new approach to sustainable urban development: Catalytic Buildings. Catalytic Buildings are ne…


World Science Day

Nov 2018

Science & Development

To celebrate World Science Day for Peace and Development, Except Integrated Sustainability explores informed decision making and future pla…

City of the future

Venice Biennale

Sep 2018

Designing The City of the Future

Except Integrated Sustainability is part of a multidisciplinary team INCITY working on a design study initiated by BNA titled ‘De stad van …