Project archive

Our projects span a wide range of topics, including buildings, business strategy, policy research, publications, software, and sustainability assessment. In addition, we develop our own investment projects, that define the cutting edge of sustainable development.


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1999 2010 2021

A vision, Strategy & Roadmap to fully circular and energy-neutral operations

Dec 2020

Heineken: 100% Circular

Sustainability, health, and happiness are increasingly demanded by consumers, particularly by the younger generations, and Heineken is at t…

IKEA Foundation Farmer

Utilizing systemic investment for more impactful grantmaking

Nov 2020

The IKEA Foundation's Agricultural Livelihoods Strategy

In mid-2020, Except cooperated with the IKEA Foundation's Agricultural Livelihoods Team to develop and implement two co-creation sessions. …

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Bridging the knowledge gap of Blue Green Infrastructure

Oct 2019

Roadmap to the BGI Manual

Blue Green Infrastructures (BGI) increase the resilience of urban and rural landscapes, integrating their core functions with natural featu…


Full spectrum sustainability strategy for urban infrastructure

Apr 2018

Sustainable Development Catharijnesingel Utrecht

Except, in collaboration with KWS-Infra and GAIM, organized an innovation session to develop a sustainable approach to demolish a part of t…


Living places for working people

Apr 2018

Innovative hotel concept

For EHPC, Except developed a hotel concept for a new generation of dynamic, diverse, holistic, 24/7 spaces for people to live, work, play,…


Jump-starting the LC Packaging sustainability journey

Jan 2018

No Time To Waste

LC Packaging serves customers across the globe with packaging products to protect, preserve and transport goods. Except was requested to as…


Intuitive Dashboards Enable Sustainable Decision Making

May 2017

IKEA Catalogue Supply Chain Dashboards

With more than 200 million copies printed each year, the IKEA Catalogue Supply Chain Dashboards helps to address the sustainability of the …


Vision and strategy for sustainable transformation of a business park at Schiphol Airport

Nov 2016

Schiphol-Oost Pioneer Park

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport was born at Schiphol-Oost, over 100 years ago. Today it is a business park that could use more atmosphere and vi…


From awareness to action with the network of IUCN

Aug 2015

Leaders for Nature: Shared Resources, joint solutions

On 17th April 2015, IUCN organized the Leaders for Nature forum in Eindhoven. Except supported IUCN in a year long trajectory to prepare an…