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iPoint names Peter Schmidt as new Chief Executive Officer
Sustainability in the focus of the new management
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iPoint participates in the WhiteCycle project
A European consortium to recycle plastic waste and to establish a circular economy
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iPoint wins German Stevie® Award in Silver
iPoint Product Sustainability awarded in the category "Products for Climate Protection”
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iPoint and Ramboll enter into strategic partnership
Cooperation brings digitalization and sustainable development together in a targeted approach
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WBCSD’s Partnership for Carbon Transparency leads first exchange of emissions data across different tech solutions
Major milestone for cross-industry transparency on GHG emissions realized with solutions by iPoint Group, IBM, SAP, & Siemens
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iPoint wins Gold Stevie® Award
Recognized for communication campaign on environmental protection
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iPoint’s founder sponsors cycling tour to raise awareness of modern slavery
Guinness World Record cyclist tours German Bundesliga clubs to shine a light on modern slavery and child trafficking in sports
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Joerg Walden elected to INATBA Board of Directors
iPoint’s founder will serve for a two-year term
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Donation campaign for Ukraine
iPoint donates for humanitarian aid
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GRO Capital increases its investment in iPoint to support long-term growth
Founder Jörg Walden steps back from operational management
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iPoint and fors.earth enter into strategic partnership
Cooperation enables software-supported sustainability strategy for companies
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INATBA “Social Impact Working Group” elections 2022
iPoint CEO re-elected co-chair
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iPoint commits to ambitious climate target
Science Based Targets initiative approves company’s aims to reduce emissions in line with science to help limit global warming to well-below 2°C
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iPoint participates in industrial research project DfC-Industry
Project for AI-based integration of circular economy and resource efficiency into product development
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Digital Product Passports as Enabler of the Circular Economy
iPoint article published in CIT-journal
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iPoint participates in CEWI project
Project to advance the circular economy in automotive and building sector
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Vacation Close-Down 2021/22
From December 24, 2021, to January 2, 2022, iPoint's headquarters in Reutlingen as well as our offices in Hamburg, Munich, Vienna, and Ann Arbor, MI,…
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Customer magazine "iPoints" 09
Latest issue just released
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Log4j Security Vulnerability: iPoint Products and Services Not Affected
Concerning the security vulnerability CVE-2021-44228 associated with the Apache Log4j 2 library, the iPoint team has evaluated all our products and…
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iPoint’s Christmas Donation 2021
Instead of Gifts and Cards: iPoint Supports Six Charitable Organizations and Nine SDGs
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Framework for the exchange of carbon emissions data launched
WBCSD Carbon Transparency Partnership publishes guidance to enhance consistency of emissions data and takes first steps towards creation of…
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Chemicals Management Software Guide – Fifth Edition
iPoint contributes expert interview
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iPoint becomes ECO Platform member
iPoint’s MFA & LCA software enters the construction sector
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iPoint becomes Catena-X member
New automotive network for a digital economy
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Chemical Product Carbon Footprints: BASF and iPoint Join Forces
iPoint and BASF are collaborating on the topic of carbon footprint to drive the standardized calculation of product carbon footprints in the chemical…
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Joerg Walden wins Global CEO Excellence Award 2021
iPoint CEO chosen as Best Social Product Compliance Software Solutions CEO
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The make-or-break decade has begun – Global Goals Yearbook 2021
iPoint contributes article on Due Diligence Laws  
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New: Our Sustainability Report 2020/2021
iPoint submits 4th UNGC Communication on Progress report
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UN Global Compact Network Germany Elects New Steering Committee
iPoint is Business Representative
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INATBA “Social Impact Working Group” elections 2021
iPoint CEO nominated co-chair

Events

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Webinar „Drive business value by analyzing the relations and impacts of your products“
Data analysis of product compliance and sustainability, iPoint is presenter
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iPoint Conflict Minerals: Product Update
Free Webinar: iPoint Conflict Minerals' new global platform comes with many advanced features that make master data management much easier and faster,…
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iPoint Automotive Forum (iAF)
iPoint is host and speaker
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Digital Product Forum 2022
iPoint is presenter
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Webinar „CO2 footprint and calculation"
iPoint is presenter
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Dachgarten Talk
iPoint is presenter
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CEWI Conference
iPoint on site as project member
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AIAG 2022 VIRTUAL Corporate Responsibility Summit
Presentation from iPoint founder Joerg Walden
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Webinar: How to collect the relevant data for compliance AND sustainability
With guest speaker Oliver Schmid, Material Compliance Manager at Hella
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ZVEI-Event on „Material Compliance Declaration and SCIP-Database“
iPoint is sponsor and speaker
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EU4Digital – ICT Innovation event on joining the EU networks and platforms: INATBA
iPoint CEO Joerg Walden joins INATBA panel discussion
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Carbon Neutral Vehicles & LCA Virtual Congress 2022
iPoint is sponsor and presenter
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Moulds Event 2021
iPoint gives Presentation
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TBB – The Business Booster 2021
iPoint is Exhibitor
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RMI Member Meeting 2021
iPoint is attending as Vendor Member
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IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference 2021
iPoint is sponsor, exhibitor, and presenter
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Webinar: Product Compliance Update 2021 – Review & Outlook
Hear about the trends in 2021 and beyond.
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10th KONGRESS BW in Stuttgart
iPoint is speaker and exhibitor
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Webinar „Business & Human Rights – Geographical Focus“
iPoint is sponsor and speaker
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LCM 2021 – The 10th International Conference on Life Cycle Management
iPoint contributes three presentations
How the automotive & electronics industry transitions towards the Circular Economy
In addition to activities of legislative bodies, industry itself has set out on a path towards circular economy, sometimes moving at an even faster…
Drive business value by data analysis – iPoint CARE
Data analysis for product compliance and sustainability, like Life Cycle Assessment or Product Carbon Footprints, provide your company with a crucial…
Digital Product Passports: Pioneers for Sustainable Economy
Whether climate protection, circular economy, or resource efficiency, without transparent value and supply chains, many political targets and goals…
Digital technologies for sustainable product management in a circular economy
The increased use of digital technologies is considered as a key enabler for a more sustainable and circular economy. A recent study by the Christian…
Digital battery passports to enable circular battery ecosystems in Europe
The industry driven debate on digital battery passports as enablers of a circular economy has gained increased momentum. To bring a sustainability…
The Digital Product Passport – a prerequisite for a Circular Economy
The concept of the circular economy is gaining more and more prominence on the agendas of policymakers and industry alike. This is evidenced, e.g., by…
Collect Data for Compliance and Sustainability – iPoint CARE
Data collection is the first step on the road to successful product compliance and sustainability in order to obtain type approval and bring a…
iPoint and BASF collaborate on Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) calculation
iPoint and BASF are collaborating on the topic of carbon footprint to drive the standardized calculation of product carbon footprints in the chemical…
Sustainability and Compliance Trends Study
The world’s largest sustainability and compliance trends survey entered its fourth round, with over 1000 responses received from experts across the…
Sustainable Product Development in a Circular Economy
The concept of circular economy is of great interest to companies since it provides a framework to align with the Sustainable Development Goals. So…
New SCIP reporting obligations in the Automotive Industry
With SCIP database being open to submission for one year now and data finally being disseminated as well, demands on how to submit data are…
German Government clarifies – SCIP Database has to be used to fulfil reporting obligation
The obligation for EU based entities to report data on SVHC containing products to the SCIP database (short for Substances of Concern in articles as…
Using blockchain to achieve the SDGs and solve social challenges
Insights into the INATBA Blockchain for Social Impact Report The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications’ (INATBA) Social Impact…
SCIP Dissemination Portal now live
Ever since January 2021, when the reporting of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) in articles as such and in complex objects to the SCIP database…
The Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation: A Spotlight on Finance
A conversation between Joerg Walden of iPoint and Juan Ibañez and Dr. Chris Bayer of Development International e.V. Joerg Walden, founder and CEO of…
Circular Economy Implementation in Businesses – Cross-sectoral findings
by Lukas Stumpf, Josef-Peter Schöggl, Rupert J. Baumgartner The logics of Circular Economy implementation in businesses, as well as barriers towards…
Sustainability and Compliance Trends 2020 With a Focus on the Automotive Industry
The pandemic crisis heavily influenced the year 2020, which likely also impacted iPoint’s Trends Study 2020. However, in addition to the sudden…
Sustainability Reporting Directive
A conversation between Joerg Walden of iPoint and Juan Ibañez and Dr. Chris Bayer of Development International e.V. Joerg Walden, founder and CEO of…
Discover the iPoint Suite
The iPoint Suite offers solutions for the entire product life cycle – from design to production and use to recycling and reuse. We are very proud to…
Meeting SCIP Reporting Requirements in the Electronics Industry
Since 2003, the electronics industry sector has gained experience reporting RoHS (Restriction on Hazardous Substances) chemicals for products that it…
4 Months of SCIP reporting obligation – what are the experiences so far?
The obligation to report products that are put on the EU market and contain of SVHCs (Substances of Very High Concern) of > 0.1% by weight on article…
Case Study: MFCA in Industrial Filter Production – Reducing the Use of Resources in Textile Filter Systems
ifu Hamburg GmbH, member of iPoint Group, HTW Berlin and UKOM jointly supported SMEs in using the MFCA methodology to achieve higher material…
Leveling the Pitch: Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence Legislation in the EU
In March 2021, the European Parliament adopted the Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) report on corporate due diligence and accountability that would obli…
Sorgfaltspflicht in der Lieferkette auch in Deutschland: Die bevorstehende Gesetzgebung
Anfang März haben deutsche Ministerien den Regierungsentwurf eines Sorgfaltspflichtengesetzes (aka Lieferkettengesetz) veröffentlicht, der nun noch…
Duty of Care Also in Germany: The Impending Mandatory Due Diligence Legislation
At the beginning of March, German ministries published the government draft of a mandatory supply chain due diligence law (“Sorgfaltspflichtengesetz”,…
How sustainable is the Circular Economy?
Josef-Peter Schöggl, Lukas Stumpf, Rupert J. Baumgartner   Interest in the concept of the Circular Economy has increased significantly in the past few…
SCIP Database Connector successfully used by our customers
Our software solution is already successfully used by our customers from various industries e.g. Healthcare, Electronics, Manufacturing or Automotive.…
SCIP Database – iPoint Compliance automates the exchange of information
>Free Demo Video – SCIP Database Connector Watch the video to hear about the latest updates on ECHA SCIP database and see a live demo of iPoint’s SCIP…
New CO2-pricing in Germany – Significance and consequences for your company
While one could firstly assume that this new CO2-pricing law will only affect one’s Scope 1 emissions, hence those emissions that a company releases…

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