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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
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iPoint continues to accelerate international growth with two new Managing Directors
iPoint is pleased to announce the hiring of two new key senior executives to support the founder and CEO Joerg Walden as additional Managing Directors…
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iPoint supports cycling tour to raise awareness of modern slavery
Slavery is not a thing of the past, but all around us: More than 40 million men, women, and children in every region of the world remain victims of…
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iPoint becomes WBCSD member
We are proud to announce that iPoint has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) as an innovation member. The WBCSD is…
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iPoint appoints Chairman of the Advisory Board
Moving forward to accelerate iPoint’s growth plans, we are excited to announce the appointment of Torben Brandt Munch as Chairman of iPoint’s newly…
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iPoint receives “Smart Innovator Badge” from Verdantix
We are proud to announce that iPoint has been awarded the “Smart Innovator Badge” in the category “Corporate ESG & Sustainability Software” by the…
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Chemicals Management Software Guide – Fourth edition
Chemical Watch has published the fourth edition of its Chemicals Management Software Guide – which intends to help businesses in understanding the…
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New Blockchain brochure with numerous iPoint contributions
Recently, the think tank "Industrial Resource Strategies" published the brochure "Blockchain Technology for Industrial Production and the Digital…
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Sustainability and Compliance Trends Survey 2021
After the survey was a success for the third time in a row, we are continuing our trend study in 2021. This will enable us to identify a trend over…
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iPoint wins Gold Stevie® Award
We are proud to announce that iPoint has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the category “Communications Department of the Year” at the…
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WBCSD launches Carbon Transparency Pathfinder
Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched the Carbon Transparency Pathfinder, a new initiative to enable…
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Case Study: CircularTree’s CarbonBlock
Recently, the global corporate innovation platform Plug and Play released a case study on the success of CircularTree’s Carbon Tracking pilot project…
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“We need a collaborative, co-opetitive, circular mindset”
INATBA, the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications, recently interviewed iPoint CEO Joerg Walden as one of the 105 INATBA…
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Customer magazine "iPoints" 08
Our customer magazine “iPoints” keeps you up to date about product innovations and provides the latest news about iPoint, compliance, and…
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Vacation Close-Down 2020/21
From December 24 to December 31, 2020, iPoint's headquarters in Reutlingen as well as our office in Vienna are closed for holidays. As always, there…
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iPoint’s Christmas Donation 2020
While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone, it is affecting the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people the most. Therefore, iPoint is not…
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eBook “From Compliance to Sustainability”
We are excited to announce the publication of our new eBook “From Compliance to Sustainability – Managing Material Life Cycle in the Circular Economy…
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iPoint-systems Receives Strategic Investment from GRO Capital
iPoint-systems gmbh is excited to announce today that GRO Capital A/S will become a shareholder, adding capital and experience to further strengthen…
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Driving Industry Transparency – Interview with iPoint CEO
Happy Porch Radio recently released an interview with iPoint CEO Joerg Walden as a part of their “Digital in the Circular Economy” Podcast series.…
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Innovation Award for Carbon Footprint Blockchain Solution of iPoint Group
Consumer demand for carbon footprint information on the products they purchase is increasing. But in sectors such as the automotive industry, supply…
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iPoint enters strategic partnership with Toyota Tsusho Systems
iPoint-systems is excited to announce a new partnership with the well-established Japanese IT trading company Toyota Tsusho Systems (TTS). With this…
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Planet under Pressure – Global Goals Yearbook 2020
iPoint contributes article on Blockchain research project DIBICHAIN
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iPoint wins Stevie® Award in 2020 International Business Awards®
We are proud to announce that iPoint was named the winner of the Bronze Stevie® Award. We received this award in for our “fw:transparency” event 2019…
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Joerg Walden wins Global CEO Excellence Award
iPoint CEO chosen as Best Environmental Compliance Software Solutions CEO
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New: Our Sustainability Report 2019/2020
As a proud signatory of the UN Global Compact (UNGC) – the world's largest and most widely embraced voluntary corporate sustainability initiative –…
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#ManagersForFuture
Recently, iPoint, represented by our CEO Joerg Walden, became part of the initiative #ManagersForFuture. Launched by the European social partner CEC…
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iCAREPLAST – the Answer to Cost- and Energy-efficient Plastic Recycling
Valencia/Reutlingen, July 22, 2020 – A consortium of European industrial and scientific partners, including iPoint, is collaborating to convert waste…
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Logitech to Provide Carbon Impact Labeling on Products
As the first consumer electronics company, the Swiss computer manufacturer Logitech has pledged to provide detailed carbon impact labelling on their…
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Reporting Transparency Still Low in French Companies, Devoir de Vigilance Study Shows
  iPoint is thrilled to announce the publication of a new comprehensive benchmarking report which evaluates corporate performance under the Devoir de…
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Interview with CSR Expert Tolga Yaprak
Having already interviewed Dr. Bing Xu, Director of Business Innovation and Market Engagement at iPoint, and iPoint CEO Joerg Walden, Supply Chain…
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Interview with iPoint CEO Joerg Walden
Having already interviewed our colleague Dr. Bing Xu, Supply Chain Now Radio (SCNR) now welcomed iPoint CEO Joerg Walden to a podcast interview on…
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Interview with IMDS Pioneer Dr. Bing Xu
Supply Chain Now Radio (SCNR) recently welcomed our iPoint colleague Dr. Bing Xu to a podcast interview on automotive industry thought leadership,…
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Easter Close-down of European Locations
From April 13 to 19, 2020, iPoint’s European locations are closed for Easter. Our US offices will remain open to support affected companies with the…
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Video: iCAREPLAST
iCAREPLAST, short for Integrated Catalytic Recycling of Plastic Residues Into Added-Value Chemicals, is a project funded within the European Union’s…
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Coronavirus: Unrestricted Business Operations at iPoint
iPoint is closely monitoring the developments surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19). In order to continue to ensure that our customers' and our own…
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Software Supports Move Towards Circular Economy
In its third edition of the Chemicals Management Software Guide, Chemical Watch interviewed Joerg Walden, CEO of iPoint, and Gunther Walden, CEO of…
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GRI and RLI Recommend iPoint’s electronic Labor Rights Template (eLRT)
In December 2019, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance…
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Radio Interview with iPoint CEO
In 2019, the US radio station WCRN launched the BlueCircle Advisors Compliance Hour with interviews exploring the complicated world of product…
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Customer magazine "iPoints" 07
Our customer magazine iPoints keeps you up to date about product innovations and provides the latest news about iPoint, compliance, and…
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Vacation Close-Down 2019/20
From December 21, 2019, to January 6, 2020, iPoint's headquarters in Reutlingen as well as our offices in Munich and Vienna are closed for holidays.…
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iPoint’s Christmas Donation 2019
iPoint already has a long-standing tradition of using the holiday season as an opportunity to provide financial support to non-profit and charitable…
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iPoint Becomes Part of FSLCI Executive Committee
The FSLCI – Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle Innovation – recently announced a new Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Passionate…
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UN Global Compact Network Germany Elects New Steering Committee
iPoint is Business Representative
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iPoint and MSC Software Enter Strategic Partnership for Responsible Design
Digital circular economy pioneer iPoint today announced a new partnership with market-leading computer-aided engineering and virtual product…
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CSR Reporting in Austria Is Highest for Gender and Lowest for Human Rights Matters, Study Reveals
iPoint, in partnership with Research NGO Development International (DI), is thrilled to announce the release of a new baseline study evaluating…
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Global Goals Yearbook 2019 Published
iPoint contributes article on CSR Reporting Study
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iPoint for the future!
iPoint is among the more than 3.000 companies which have signed the statement of Entrepreneurs For Future. The business initiative is made up of…
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iPoint welcomes Dr. Bing Xu as Director of Market Engagement
iPoint is proud to announce and welcome Dr. Bing Xu as the company’s Director of Market Engagement. In this newly-created function, Dr. Xu will be…
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New: Our Sustainability Report 2018/2019
As a proud signatory of the UN Global Compact (UNGC) – the world's largest and most widely embraced voluntary corporate sustainability initiative – we…
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New Anti-Slavery Reporting and Risk Management Tool Launched
iPoint is excited to announce the launch of eLRT Lite, a free, open-access, Excel-based, business-to-business reporting tool designed to support…
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Clean Water, Climate Action, and Quality Education
  In connection with iPoint’s annual flagship event fw:transparency, the company has decided to support two charitable organizations: “The Water…
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Towards a Digital Circular Economy
  Take – make – use – dispose. This is the still prevailing linear economy system. Products which are thrown away, buried in landfills, or burnt at…
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INATBA launches “Social Impact & Sustainability” Working Group
We are excited to announce that iPoint CEO Joerg Walden was elected co-chair of the working group “Social Impact & Sustainability” of the…
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Successful ISO 9001 and 27001 Certification
With effect from June 19, 2019, iPoint-systems gmbh is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001: 2015 and ISO/IEC 27001. This was preceded by a…
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Berlin Blockchain network grows: BerChain e.V. announces new members
BerChain e.V. announces new members that will further support the networking initiative of the Berlin blockchain scene New members include…
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iPoint Recognized As Top Compliance Solution Provider 2019
iPoint is proud to announce that we have been named as one of the Top 10 Compliance Solution Providers 2019 by APAC CIOoutlook. iPoint was selected…
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CSR Reporting Under EU Law is Highest for Gender and Lowest for Human Rights Matters, Study Reveals
iPoint is excited to announce the release of a new baseline study which evaluates corporate compliance with the new EU Non-Financial Reporting…
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First live demo of SustainBlock at OECD Forum
iPoint and startup CircularTree (Member of iPoint Group), together with upstream due diligence expert BetterChain, are excited to announce that they…
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Sustainable Product Management in a Circular Economy
Graz, Austria, April 4, 2019: How sustainable is a product or a service? This question is becoming increasingly important when consumers make…
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105 Organizations Announce New Blockchain Association INATBA
105 organizations representing the full distributed ledger technology (DLT) ecosystem, today announced their commitment to a new platform, the Interna…
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iPoint is Partner of Consumer Information Programme for Sustainable Consumption and Production
  iPoint recently became a partner of the Consumer Information Programme for Sustainable Consumption and Production (CI-SCP) of the 10 Year Framework…
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New: International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA)
In late 2018, iPoint CEO Joerg Walden as well as several other industry leaders and innovative start-ups in the blockchain field were invited to…
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Towards a Digital Circular Economy
Take – make – use – dispose. This is the still prevailing linear economy system. Products which are thrown away, buried in landfills, or burnt at the…
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The Good Life Goals
In 2015, all Member States of the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are…
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Guidance On The Journey From Product Compliance To Sustainability
We are excited to announce that independent research firm Verdantix has published a new report titled “iPoint Guides Firms On The Journey From…
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Vacation Close-Down 2018/19
From December 24th, 2018, to January 6th, 2019, iPoint's headquarters in Reutlingen as well as our offices in Munich and Vienna are closed for…
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Customer magazine "iPoints" 06
  Our customer magazine iPoints keeps you up to date about product innovations and provides the latest news about iPoint, compliance, and…
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iPoint's Christmas Donation 2018
iPoint-systems already has a long-standing tradition of using the holiday season as an opportunity to provide financial support to non-profit and…
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iPoint Among Most Trustworthy Companies of 2018
We are proud to announce that iPoint-systems has been honored as one of the ’50 Most Trustworthy Companies of the Year 2018’ by The Silicon Review…
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RMI Annual Conference 2018 in Santa Clara
iPoint is joining the 10-year anniversary of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) Annual Conference from October 31 – November 2 in Santa Clara,…
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New: Our Sustainability Report 2017/2018
iPoint places sustainability at the forefront of everything that we do. We do not only support and accompany other companies on their way to…
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Global Goals Yearbook 2018 Published
iPoint contributes article on the Digital Circular Economy
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New Blockchain Startup Co-founded by iPoint Aims At Harmonizing Supply Chain Compliance & Sustainability Workflows
Melbourne & Berlin – August 1, 2018: How can we harness blockchain technology to make the world a better, safer, more sustainable place? Driven by…
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Towards a Digital Circular Economy
Take – make – use – dispose. This is the still prevailing linear economy system. Products which are thrown away, buried in landfills, or burnt at the…
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iPoint receives Circular Economy support from European Commission
We're excited to announce that iPoint has been selected by the European Commission out of hundreds of applications to join the Scale-Up Circular…
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Customer magazine "iPoints" 05
Our customer magazine iPoints keeps you up to date about product innovations and provides the latest news about iPoint, compliance, and…
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Preventing Worldwide Human Rights Abuses
Regulations such as the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act (2010), the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (2014), and the UK Modern…
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iPoint Receives Funding for Blockchain-based Minerals Traceability System
iPoint’s proposal for a “Blockchain-based traceability and data reporting system in Rwanda” has been selected as one of only four projects to receive…
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Speed up your REACH Information Request Processes
The new iPoint Compliance Agent (iPCA) REACH Letter module supports you in fulfilling the legal requirements of the European chemicals regulation…
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iPoint Takes Over Industry Leader in Life Cycle Assessment and Material Flow Cost Accounting
iPoint-systems continues its growth course. Since December 2017, ifu Institute for Environmental IT Hamburg is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the iPoint…
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7 New SVHCs added to REACH Candidate List
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added seven new substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the Candidate List and updated the entry for…
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Vacation close-down 2017/18
From December 24th, 2017, to January 7th, 2018, iPoint's headquarters in Reutlingen as well as our offices in Munich and Vienna are closed for…
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iPoint's Christmas Donation 2017
iPoint-systems already has a long-standing tradition of using the holiday season as an opportunity to provide financial support to non-profit and…
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Customer magazine "iPoints" 04
Our customer magazine iPoints keeps you up to date about product innovations and provides the latest news about iPoint, compliance, and…
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iPoint Joins UN Global Compact
iPoint is proud to announce that it has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s largest and most widely embraced…
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iPoint supports NIBE on their path to making the world more sustainable
iPoint is proud to announce that its flagship software, the iPoint Compliance Agent, has been selected by NIBE Industrier AB to achieve their…
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Draft directives on RoHS exemptions published
The drafts are long awaited as the exemptions in Annex III were already supposed to expire in July 2016. Since there has not been a decision from the…
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European Commission publishes guidelines on non-financial reporting
FAQs The FAQs answer basic questions like - What will change? What information has to be disclosed and how? - Who is subject to the reporting…
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iPoint-systems honored as SME innovation leader
This year, iPoint-systems gmbh is among the most innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Germany. During the Deutscher…
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Mechanical engineering giant trusts iPoint to ensure non-toxic products
A major German multinational corporation from the mechanical engineering industry trusts and relies on the iPoint Compliance Agent for efficient…
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Customer magazine "iPoints"
Our customer magazine iPoints keeps you up to date about product innovations and provides the latest news about iPoint, compliance, and…
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iPoint publishes Circular Economy e-book
Statutory regulations and political initiatives in relation to the Circular Economy, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), REACH, and further…
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CMRT 5.0 - What's new?
The most recent version of the template CMRT 5.0 was released in May 2017 and replaces the previous version, CMRT 4.20.
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iPoint Customer Emerson Wins EH&S Innovation Award
Independent research firm Verdantix has recognized Emerson with an Environment Health & Safety (EH&S) Innovation Award. The multinational technology…

Events

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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
Join our free webinar on October 14th and hear about the trends in 2021 and beyond.
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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
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ITI & IPC Critical Environmental Requirements for Electronics Conference 2021
iPoint is delighted to once again sponsor the annual ITI & IPC Critical Environmental Requirements for Electronics Conference on June 29th, 2021. Due…
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UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2021
Meet iPoint on June 15-16 at this year’s UN Global Compact Leaders Summit – a digital conference which will convene more than 25.000 inspiring leaders…
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Virtual Meetup "Towards a Circular Economy"
Join iPoint on May 20 at the virtual meetup Virtual Meetup "Towards a Circular Economy: Materials, Supply Chain & Manufacturing" by the STARTUP…
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CLEPA Materials Regulations Event 2021
Meet iPoint at the largest conference on Materials Regulations in Europe, one of the most eagerly awaited meetings of the automotive industry. iPoint…
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Panel “Responsible Minerals Sourcing in the Manufacturing Industry – Best Practices and Future Challenges“
There has been a fundamental shift in consumer attitudes and demands towards responsibly sourced products. As a result, responsible sourcing has…
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Product Substance Management & Compliance Conference
Join iPoint on April 22 and 23 at the Product Substance Management & Compliance Conference – a virtual event discussing the latest updates on…
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RBA Virtual Outreach Meeting Europe 2021
Meet iPoint on April 20th and 21st at the RBA Outreach Meeting Europe – a virtual event hosted by the Responsible Business Alliance. Day 1 will…
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AIAG 2021 Corporate Responsibility Summit
Meet iPoint at the second virtual edition of the Corporate Responsibility Summit on April 14 and 15. Hosted by the Automotive Industry Action Group…
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Webinar: Why Understanding Your Product Carbon Footprint is Even More Critical Now
Watch the video and learn, based on industry examples what steps your company should be taking to address product sustainability. For many years,…
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#circularNEXT North America Series 2021
Meet iPoint on April 6 at the second session of the #circularNEXT North America Series 2021, which will focus on the question “Circular Supply Chains:…
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Hamburg Sustainability Session No. 3
Meet iPoint on March 25 at the Hamburg Sustainability Session No. 3 – a short online event focusing on “Trends and practical application of LCA”.…
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TWENTY2X Power Week Event
Meet iPoint from March 16-18 at the first TWENTY2X Power Week – a three-day online event with compact information on current hot topics in the digital…
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Webinar: Towards the Digital Circular Economy
The Circular Economy offers significant economic, social, and environmental benefits, and circular business models are increasingly influencing…
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Webinar: SCIP - Latest Updates & iPoints Software solution
  Join our webinar on February 11th to hear about the latest updates on ECHA SCIP database and see a live demo of iPoint's SCIP Database Connector. O…
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GreenBiz21
Meet iPoint from February 9-11 at GreenBiz21, the premier annual event for sustainable business leaders. More than 1,200 sustainability professionals…
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Webinar: SCIP Database Connector released
  Hear about the latest updates on ECHA SCIP database and see a live demo of the officially released iPoint's SCIP Database Connector. Our software…
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TBB.Connect 2020 goes online
Meet iPoint at the digital TBB.Connect from November 4-5. Hosted by The Business Booster, this two-day online event will bring together industry,…
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RMI Annual Conference 2020
Meet iPoint on October 27 and 28 at the virtual RMI Annual Conference. The 2020 conference of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) brings…
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Webinar: The Role of the Devoir de Vigilance Law in Reforming Corporate Risk Engagement
In this interactive webinar, Dr. Chris Bayer and Juan Ibanez from Development International will present the highlights of their new study on the…
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IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference 2020
iPoint is once again proud to be sponsor, exhibitor, and presenter at the Virtual IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference, which the Automotive…
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Ensuring A Workable 2021 SCIP Database Outcome – Online Conference
Meet iPoint from October 8-9 at the Online Conference on “Ensuring a workable 2021 SCIP Database Outcome” – the 4th edition of the Material…
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ICME Online Conference 2020
Join iPoint from October 6-8 at the 2020 ICME Conference – a 3-day online conference for executives, R&D, manufacturing professionals, engineers, and…
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DGCN Anniversary Conference in Berlin
Meet iPoint on September 30 at the Anniversary Conference of the German Global Compact Network (DGCN), whose 2020 motto is "The Decade of Action:…
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STARTUP AUTOBAHN EXPO 8
On September 23 and 24, 2020, CircularTree (Member of iPoint Group) will be at the 8th STARTUP AUTOBAHN EXPO Day powered by Plug and Play. The…
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PSX 2020 – Virtual Product Stewardship Conference
Join iPoint from September 15-17 at PSX 2020 – a virtual conference, formerly known as Product Stewardship Conference. Hosted by the Product…
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2020 International r3.0 Conference
Join iPoint from September 8-11 at the 7th International r3.0 Conference hosted by the Reporting 3.0 Platform. This virtual global conference will be…
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Electronics Goes Green 2020 Conference
Meet iPoint on September 1st at the Electronics Goes Green Conference 2020 – a scientific conference that explores the facets of green electronics.…
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VDMA Info Day "SCIP Database: There is little time left for preparation”
Meet iPoint on August 27 at the info day "SCIP database: There is little time left for preparation". The digital event hosted by the German Mechanical…
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2020 World Materials Forum
Meet iPoint from August 26-27 at the World Materials Forum in Nancy, France. The 6th edition of the two-day event will be focusing on the topic “From…
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Life Cycle Innovation Conference 2020
Meet iPoint from August 26-28 at the 2nd Life Cycle Innovation Conference (LCIC 2020). Organized by the Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle…
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Webinar: SCIP Database Connector
See a live demo of the iPoint Compliance SCIP Connector that automates the creation of SCIP dossiers and the exchange of data with ECHA`s new SCIP…
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ECHA SCIP Database Cross-sector Conference
Meet iPoint at the ECHA SCIP Database Cross-sector Conference on July 3rd – a virtual event including video recordings and live Q&A sessions. Hosted…
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IPC & ITI Critical Environmental Requirements for Electronics Conference 2020
Join iPoint at the annual IPC & ITI Critical Environmental Requirements for Electronics Conference on June 9. Due to the COVID-19 situation and…
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Virtual ICME Automotive Tech Day
Meet iPoint at the Virtual ICME Automotive Tech Day to learn about the trends of the automotive industry and see how Digimat & MaterialCenter are…
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SPINUP Innovation Summit 2020
Meet iPoint at the 2020 SPINUP Innovation Summit from May 18-22 – an open and virtual innovation summit focused on enabling the circular economy. The…
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Webinar: Next Generation Product Sustainability
Digitalization as an enabler for sustainable products brings LCA insights to design engineers’ desks. Join Andreas Schiffleitner and Jan Hedemann from…
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AIAG 2020 Corporate Responsibility Summit
Meet iPoint at the first virtual edition of the 2020 Corporate Responsibility Summit on April 28 and 29. Due to growing concerns about the Coronavirus…
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2020 Sustainability Leaders Congress
Join iPoint on April 7 and 8 at the 2020 Sustainability Leaders Congress – due to current developments around the coronavirus (COVID-19) the event…
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Webinar: Using Emerging Technologies to Digitalise Due Diligence Solutions for Responsible Mineral Supply Chains
> Register now and reserve your spot As companies around the globe increase the focus on their environmental, social, and corporate governance…
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Webinar: Homeland Security and Your Supply Chain
What does their new ‘Strategy’ document means for companies. During this webinar on March 24th, will discuss with DHS/ICE the implications of law…
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Webinar: Get ready for ECHA's SCIP database with iPoint Compliance
Companies placing an article containing an SVHC above 0.1% on the EU market are required to submit information to the ECHA`s new SCIP database from…
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STARTUP AUTOBAHN EXPO 7
On February 13th, CircularTree (Member of iPoint Group) will be at the 7th STARTUP AUTOBAHN EXPO Day in Stuttgart – an invite- and application-only…
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Webinar: iPoint Product Sustainability - Live Demo
Thanks to automatization and data interfacing, LCA is becoming accessible to any role in an organization. Also Non-LCA Experts can use life cycle…
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Global Climate Strike November 29, 2019
November 29, 2019, marks the date of the fourth global climate strike, with people around the globe taking to the streets to protest for compliance…
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Webinar: iPoint Conflict Minerals - Source responsibly
Tolga Yaprak, Senior Consultant Compliance & Social Responsibility at iPoint, discusses the paradigm shift in the global value chain from a ‘reactive’…
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Webinar: Digital Circular Economy - How Software Can Accelerate the Transition to the Circular Economy & Create Sustainability Leadership
> Register now and reserve your spot. Sustainability is good for business. This is evidenced by an ever-growing body of research, Wall Street reports,…
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European Freight & Logistics Leaders' Forum Napoli 2019
Meet iPoint from November 14-15 at the 25th European Freight & Logistics Leaders' Forum in Naples. The forum with the title ‘“Sustainability – the…
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Electrical and Electronic Equipment and the Environment Conference 2019
Meet iPoint on November 13 at this year’s Electrical and Electronic Equipment and the Environment conference in London, UK. Hosted by RINA, the…
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Convergence – The Global Blockchain Congress 2019
Meet iPoint from November 11-13 at Convergence – The Global Blockchain Congress 2019, which will take place at the Trade Fair and Congress Center of…
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Webinar: iPoint Compliance – How Toyota North America ensures the compliance of its products
Join James Tu, Senior Technology Director at Toyota North America, and Sushma Kittali-Weidner, Director, U.S. Operations at iPoint, in this 60 min…
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RBA & RMI Annual Conference 2019
Meet iPoint on October 21 and 22 in Santa Clara, California, at the 11th Annual Conference of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) and the…
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Commerce Connect 2019 in London
Meet iPoint on October 17th at the Commerce Connect 2019, which will take place at The Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard, London. Hosted by e-commerce…
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U.S. 2019 iPoint Customer Conference
On October 17, we are hosting our annual U.S. iPoint Customer Conference at The Mint at Michigan First Conference Center in Lathrup Village, Michigan.…
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IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference 2019
iPoint is once again proud to be a part of the 2019 IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference, which the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG)…
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Global Goals Forum 2019
Meet iPoint on October 10th at the Global Goals Forum 2019 in Berlin, Germany. Organized by the German Global Compact Network DCGN and the Macondo…
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Digimat Users’ Conference 2019 in Bordeaux
Meet iPoint from October 1-2 in Bordeaux, France at Digimatum 2019, the Digimat Users’ Conference. Digimat, the material and structure modeling…
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Webinar: How to collect information from your supply chain
When it comes to collecting information from your supply chain, having certain industry standards, such as the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template…
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Webinar: Turning Materials risk into Materials Strategy
Are you in the dark of what materials and restricted substances are being used in your products? Join the free webinar of MSC Software to learn more…
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HACKDAY@SIS19 in Stuttgart
CircularTree (Member of iPoint Group) is participating in the HACKDAY@SIS19, an acceleration program for five international start-ups and ventures…
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Global Climate Strike September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019, marks the date of the third global climate strike, with people around the globe taking to the streets to protest for compliance…
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LCM Conference 2019 in Poznan
Meet iPoint from September 1-4 at the 9th International Conference on Life Cycle Management (LCM) in Poznan, Poland. The LCM conference series is one…
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Meetup “Blockchain for Social Good” 2019 in Berlin
  Meet iPoint’s startup CircularTree on July 23 in Berlin at the fifth “Blockchain for Social Good” meetup. Organized by Positive Blockchain and…
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Webinar: iPoint Product Sustainability
Volvo Cars and iPoint systems act jointly in improving availability of and accessibility to life cycle information flows. Better quality of results,…
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MSC Software 2019 Users Conference in Tokyo
  Meet iPoint Japan Co Ltd on July 10th in Tokyo at the MSC Software 2019 Users Conference. Hosted by MSC Software, a global leader in measurement…
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Workshop: Digitalization as a Catalyst of Circular Transformation!?
  Meet us on July 9 at the workshop „Digitalization as a Catalyst of Circular Transformation?!“ in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The workshop, which is…
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Webinar: Good Practices in SDGs
  On July 8 from 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM (CEST), the European Association of CSR/Sustainability Professionals (EASP) is hosting the first session of a…
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iPoint event fw: transparency 2019
Together, we bring fw: transparency At iPoint, we bring forward transparency and place it at the forefront of everything that we do. Join us on June…
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iPoint Symposium “From Compliance to Circular Business Models” on June 26 in Reutlingen, Germany
You are cordially invited to join us on June 26 at iPoint's symposium "From Compliance to Circular Business Models" in Reutlingen near Stuttgart. The…
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International Reporting 3.0 Conference 2019 in Rotterdam
  Meet us on June 17 and 18 in Rotterdam at the 6th International Reporting 3.0 Conference hosted by the Reporting 3.0 Platform. The platform curates…
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AIAG Responsible Materials Industry Briefing VIII
For the eighth time in a row, iPoint is sponsor and exhibitor at the AIAG Responsible Materials Industry Briefing (formerly AIAG Conflict Minerals…
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Conference on Emerging & Critical Environmental Product Requirements
iPoint and IHS Markit are proud sponsors of the Conference on Emerging & Critical Environmental Product Requirements hosted by global electronics…
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Webinar: How to successfully market your products worldwide – faster
iPoint Approval – Safe products, safe production It ensures that businesses are able to successfully market their products worldwide – now and in…
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Webinar: Corporate Non-Financial Reporting in Europe
The Non-Financial Reporting Directive of the EU applies to the current 28 member states of the European Union. Across Europe, some 6,500 companies are…
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2019 Sustainability Leaders Congress in Berlin
Meet us on May 15 and 16 in Berlin at the 2019 Sustainability Leaders Congress – a platform to network with peers, meet the movers and shakers of the…
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2019 Consensus® Conference in New York
  May 13th marks the start of the three-day Consensus Conference in New York. Since 2015, the conference has been an annual gathering of the…
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ISPCE Symposium 2019 in San Jose
Meet iPoint’s experts from May 6-8, 2019, at the annual IEEE Symposium on Product Compliance Engineering (ISPCE) in San Jose, California. Hosted by…
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13th OECD Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains in Paris
Meet iPoint's experts from April 23-25, 2019, in Paris at the 13th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains. Jointly organised by…
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Opening & Symposium: CD Laboratory for Sustainable Product Management enabling a Circular Economy
April 4th, 2019 marks the ceremonial opening of the new Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable Product Management enabling a Circular Economy in…
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VDMA Information Day on "Material Compliance"
On March 25, the Association of German Machinery and Plant Manufacturers (VDMA) will hold an information day for its members on the subject of…
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Global Compact Network Germany Participants' Conference
On 21 March, the participants' conference of the Global Compact Network Germany will take place at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für lnternationale…
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PDAC 2019, Toronto
From March 3-6, the PDAC Convention 2019 will take place in Toronto. The world's premier international event for the minerals and mining industry is…
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SustainableUX: design vs. climate change
How can we balance design projects against a backdrop of increasing climate urgency? On February 12th, the SustainableUX: design vs. climate change…
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RMI Responsible Sourcing Summit, Berlin
Meet iPoint’s experts on January 31 in Berlin, Germany, at the RMI Responsible Sourcing Summit. Companies, practitioners, and stakeholders will…
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Oracle OpenWorld Europe 2019
The Oracle OpenWorld Europe will take place in London from January 16-17. Attendees will learn how to stay competitive with today’s transformational…
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Boosting Circularity among SMEs, Brussels
On December 6 and 7, the European Commission is organizing the two-day event “Boosting Circularity among SMEs” in Brussels, Belgium. The event gives…
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Webinar: SustainHub Roadmap 2019
Join Sebastian Dehlinger, Product Manager of the SustainHub, on Dec. 5th in this free 30 min webinar and get innovative insights and an exclusive …
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Going Green – CARE INNOVATION 2018, Vienna
On November 26-29, the Going Green – CARE INNOVATION 2018 conference and exhibition on Electronics and the Environment takes place at Schoenbrunn…
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8th avniR Conference in Lille, France
The 8th avniR Conference focuses on the topic "Life Cycle Thinking for leading managers". It will take place in Lille, France, from November 7-8. The…
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RMI Annual Conference 2018 in Santa Clara
iPoint is joining the 10-year anniversary of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) Annual Conference from October 31 – November 2 in Santa Clara,…
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Oracle OpenWorld 2018 in San Francisco
From October 22-25, the Oracle OpenWorld 2018 will take place in San Francisco. The annual Oracle convention for business decision-makers, IT…
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The Business Booster in Copenhagen
Meet iPoint at The Business Booster (TBB) in Copenhagen from October 17-18. The annual two-day international networking event brings together more…
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7th KONGRESS BW in Karlsruhe, Germany
From October 17-18, the 7th Congress for Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy of the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg (KONGRESS BW) will take…
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Webinar: The new California Proposition 65 Warning Regulations
Join Eva Hink and Marcos Medalla to get an update on the new warning label changes and learn how to keep your company in compliance. > Read more
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Digimat Users' Conference 2018 in Prague
Meet iPoint at Digimatum 2018, the Digimat Users' Conference 2018, from October 9-11 in Prague, Czech Republic. Digimat, the material and structure…
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Circular Economy and Web3 Technologies Event in Melbourne
We’re excited to announce that Maroye Marinkovic, Co-Founder of and Chief Operations Officer at CircularTree, has been invited to join a panel…

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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…
Carbon transparency – an opportunity for companies and the environment
Goals and benefits of carbon transparency   The transparency of carbon emissions and the climate impact of individual products is always accompanied by…
Maximizing Products’ Sustainability Performance and Circularity with Digitalization – Update on Research Activities
Anything but a standstill is currently happening in the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable Product Management: the team of the CD-Laboratory…
The Green Deal and the Circular Economy
Zero greenhouse gas emissions until 2050   The European Green Deal Communication (COM(2019) 640 final) lays out the European Commission’s plans for a…
Digitalization and collaboration – A look into the Future
More than 65% of consumers are worried about climate change, and take social and environmental impacts of products into consideration when making…
I care, you care, we care: The iPoint CARE principle
Many of our customers say that we’ve simplified the complex processes of digitalizing the lifecycles of products, materials, and supply chain…
From Compliance to Sustainability – The iPoint Suite
iPoint’s software covers a lot of ground. In combination, our software products provide a broad spectrum of compliance, sustainability, and risk…
Data – the raw material required for good decision making in the transition to a Circular Economy
Properly utilized data is a valuable resource. In our increasingly digital world, most efficiency gains, reductions in cost, increases in speed, and…
Expanding compliance processes and tools to better manage sustainability
Many companies voluntarily go beyond regulatory requirements, setting higher expectations and standards supporting sustainability initiatives. Many…
Blockchain for Sustainability & Social Impact: Help Us Map the Ecosystem!
In the past few years, we’ve seen a plethora of projects and initiatives emerge, focusing on improving sustainability and delivering positive social…
End-to-end material lifecycle management is key
When it comes to materials in products, what we call “end of life” is also the “beginning-of-life”. This idea isn’t new, but only around 20 years ago…
How does Brexit affect you?
The planned transitional period will run until 31 December 2020. After the end of the transition period, EU legislation will no longer apply directly…
From compliance to sustainability: a natural path to managing material lifecycles
Meeting all local and global regulatory requirements is a must for all companies doing business in the 21st century. Consequently, a robust material…
The current state of material compliance management
Materials and substances used in manufacturing plants need to comply with health, safety, and environmental regulations surveilled by authorities such…
We are living in a material world
Materials and substances are the fundamental building blocks required to produce bigger components, then large assemblies, and finally complete…
Cobalt unmasked – Is cobalt really a sustainable option?
In recent years, the demand for cobalt has steadily increased with the development of the electric vehicle market and the digitalized industry. But…
Mandatory Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence in Europe: Coming to a Country Near You
The European Union plans to introduce legislation requiring companies to undertake human rights and environmental due diligence in 2021. On which…
Increasing material profitability with MFCA in low-loss production
ifu Hamburg, Member of iPoint Group, and Umwelttechnik BW (State Agency for Environmental Technology and Resource Efficiency in Baden-Wuerttemberg)…
Maximizing Products’ Sustainability Performance and Circularity with Digitalization – Part 3/3
Continuous meetings with the (industry) partners of the CD-Lab are key to fostering knowledge and information exchange. In October 2019, the CD-Lab…
Maximizing Products’ Sustainability Performance and Circularity with Digitalization – Part 2/3
The Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable Product Management is a 7-year project with a detailed working plan for each year to achieve its…
Maximizing Products’ Sustainability Performance and Circularity with Digitalization – Part 1/3
To support the ambitious Circular Economy Action Plan adopted by the European Union, the Austria-based Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable…
ECHA Updates SVHC Candidate List: 4 New Substances
On June 25, ECHA added four new candidates to the list of substances of very high concern. iPoint’s systems reacted immediately to the new entries in…
CMRT 6.01 & CRT 2.11 Available and Active on iPoint Conflict Minerals
On May 19, 2020, CMRT 6.01 and CRT 2.11 were released and made available for download. As of June 2020 iPoint supports the new versions: On iPoint…
Compliance Reporting for Electronics – new challenges driven by the Automotive industry and the EU SCIP database
Chemical compliance reporting for electronics or products with electronics in them involves providing detailed substance and materials information…
Interview mit “Deutschlands nachhaltigstem Großunternehmen 2020”
<figure><figcaption>Christian Ziegler, Nachhaltigkeitsmanager bei fischer</figcaption></figure> Christian Ziegler ist seit mehr als fünf Jahren für das Nachhaltigkeitsmanagement der…
The new EU Regulation of Medical Devices – MDR
Is your company and your supply chain ready to tackle the new EU MDR requirements? Get prepared for the 7 major changes in Medical Device Regulation. …
How The Automotive Sector Can Do MedTech
Due to COVID-19, protective masks and respiratory equipment are in high demand. iPoint Compliance can support the automotive sector in achieving…
Homeland Security and Your Supply Chain
The US Dept. of Homeland Security is committed to enforcing anti-human trafficking and forced labor laws. What does their new ‘Strategy’ document mean…
Are menstrual cups a “green lie”?
An LCA comparing menstrual cups and tampons shows that products advertised as particularly sustainable are not always the truly sustainable…
Can Digitalization help to save costs related to Sustainability & Compliance?
The Sustainability and Compliance Trends Survey 2019 is one of the largest global surveys on Compliance and Sustainability in various industries. The…
The Cost of Compliance & Sustainability – How companies’ spending evolved in 2019
The Sustainability and Compliance Trends Survey 2019 is one of the largest global surveys on Compliance and Sustainability in various industries. The…
Compliance or Sustainability – What is more important for businesses?
After our successful survey 2018 with more than 450 participants, we decided to carry on with our research to observe the sustainability and…
How sustainable is a service or a product? Digitalization, IoT and Big Data are providing new possibilities for research
How sustainable is a service or a product? This question is becoming more and more important in purchasing decisions and is therefore occupying more…
The Global Medical Device Industry – a spotlight on India and China
Japan has one of the highest geriatric populations in the world and because of that they have a strong demand for medical devices. They’re one of the…
Medical Device Industry – Trends in 2020
Several global companies from the Medical Device industry like Becton Dickinson, Roche, Emerson or Zimmer Biomet are longterm customers of iPoint and…
Neue CO2-Bepreisung in Deutschland – Bedeutung und Konsequenzen für Ihr Unternehmen
Während man zunächst annehmen könnte, dass diese neue CO₂-Bepreisung nur die eigenen Scope-1-Emissionen (also jene Emissionen, die ein Unternehmen…
Going Beyond IMDS with iPoint Approval
The race to introduce a product to the market is a fierce one; where companies are constantly trying to shorten the product cycle. One of the items…
How to provide Life Cycle Information for non-LCA experts
Thanks to automatization and data interfacing, LCA is becoming accessible to any role in an organization. Also non-LCA experts can use life cycle…
Conflict Minerals – Cobalt, EU-3TG and Sanctioned Entities
Why you should establish proactive business practices to manage the shift from conflict minerals compliance to responsible sourcing. In 2019 we’ve…
Enterprise Blockchain 2028
Gartner: Corporate Blockchain Won’t Take Off for Another DecadeHype comes with a placebo effect, and this effect is real. It makes people do…
How Toyota North America ensures the compliance of its products
When Toyota North America decided for iPoint Compliance as the leading solution to manage all their IMDS activities inhouse it took only nine months…
How to collect information from your supply chain – Where an industry standard does not exist!
When it comes to collecting information from your supply chain, having certain industry standards, such as the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template…
Why we built the iPoint Suite
In iPoint’s software solutions, the CARE principle forms the foundation. All our software solutions collect, analyze, report and help companies to…
Why we CARE – and YOU CARE ALREADY
Since 2001 customers, ranging from SMEs to Fortune 500 companies, have been using our software solutions to CARE …. C – collect the relevant data A –…
How to answer the three fundamental questions and evolve your business
It’s obvious that companies need transparency for good decision-making and any management of compliance, risk, governance, or sustainability topics. B…
How digitalization and knowledge creates transparency for businesses
We believe in continuous progression with technology. This can be accomplished by making complexity manageable with the digitalization of Life Cycles…
Why increasing market dynamics lead to complexity
Today’s companies face high pressure by investors to improve revenue, by regulations to abide by the new rules and by competitors to be ever…
Is e-mobility a truly sustainable solution?
E-mobility is a hotly debated issue right now, both in scientific circles and in the media. Some herald it as enabling mobility with fewer carbon…
Identify risks and achieve anti-human trafficking compliance with eLRT Lite
On Thursday, August 8th, eLRT Lite, a simplified version of the electronic Labour Rights Template, was launched. Pia Ostroske (P.O.) interviewed Tolga…
Do LCAs reveal green lies?
As life cycle experts know, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a useful tool to either confirm or disprove a product’s assumed environmental advantage.…
Cobalt Reporting via the iPoint SustainHub
Cobalt is the key element used in batteries of mobile phones, laptops, and electric vehicles and hence the demand for cobalt has been increasing year…
4 new substances added to the Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHC) and important changes in the near future
On July 16, 2019, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has published 4 new candidate substances. This candidate list that contains the so called SVHC –…
How to increase Business Transparency by assessing compliance data – exactly where its needed
Companies currently using SAP® have a vast amount of existing data in their system that can be analyzed for compliance purposes, however, current SAP®…
How to use Life Cycle Information to set AND reach your Sustainability Goals
Volvo Cars and iPoint systems act jointly in improving availability of and accessibility to life cycle information flows. Better quality of results,…
How to build a sustainable car?
What are the challenges for the implementation of Sustainable Product Development in the automotive industry? The Christian Doppler Laboratory for…
iPoint Provides Pilot Tool For EU LIFE Project AskREACH
iPoint Compliance becomes the pilot tool for the EU Project LIFE AskREACH. In addition, iPoint actively participates in different ECHA Working Groups.…
Sind Menstruationstassen eine „grüne Lüge“?
Eine Ökobilanz zum Vergleich von Menstruationstassen und Tampons zeigt, dass als besonders nachhaltig beworbene Produkte nicht immer die nachhaltige…
How to successfully market your products worldwide – faster
To speed up the development of new products companies need to evaluate data on products, materials and substances thoroughly and transforms them into…
LCA of lithium-ion batteries – there’s more to it than you think
With the use of electric vehicles on the rise, there’s a lot of buzz about how environmentally friendly they are. While operational impacts are low…
Achieving transparency starts with digitalization – How blockchain can deliver social, economic and environmental benefits
It is hard to argue that industrialism didn’t improve the world. Without industrial-scale production, affordable food, clothing, medicine,…
Discrepancy of RoHS and REACH – Compliance Changes 2019
ROHS Directive starts to restrict the Phthalates listed in ROHS Annex II. But with regard to REACH Annex XIV sunset date (21/02/2015) there is a…
Exploring efficiency potentials in the recycling industry
Earlier this year, a team of consultants from ifu Hamburg, Member of iPoint Group, held an initial workshop at MinERALiX, a business specialized in…
German Battery Forum 2019: a round-up of congress highlights
Andreas Genest from ifu Hamburg, Member of iPoint Group, attended the BatterieForum Deutschland 2019 (German Battery Forum) conference, which took…
Remarkable MFCA results in a German foundry
The German family business C&C Bark Metalldruckguss und Formenbau GmbH produces magnesium die casts for various purposes. With the help of ifu Hamburg…
iPoint’s systems always stay up to date with new SVHC entries
On January 15, 2019, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has published 6 new entries to the candidate list of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC).…
MFCA Hamburg – Resource Efficiency Flagships
How will we make Hamburg’s industry more efficient and sustainable? To answer this question, the “MFCA-Hamburg” project was launched as a cooperation…
How to bring transparency into the supply chain
More and more people are consuming more consciously and want to know where a product they buy comes from and under what conditions it is manufactured.…
Will there be a UK REACH?
What will be the challenges Brexit will have to your business on the products and services that you supply? Will there be a UK REACH for the…
The Sustainability & Compliance Trends Survey 2019
The overwhelming response on our Sustainability & Compliance Trends Survey 2018 encouraged us to continue our research to keep our fingers on the…
Customized Transparency with iPCA Web
The new web-client of the iPoint Compliance Agent, iPCA Web, enables companies to advance transparency in their supply chain and provide their…
Sustainability and Compliance Trends – What Kept Companies Busy in 2018?
At the beginning of 2018, iPoint started to conduct a survey on Sustainability and Compliance Trends 2018 – and the response was overwhelming: More…
Envisioning a sustainable future: increasing resource efficiency through digitization
Digitalization and Industry 4.0 loom large on the horizon of manufacturing. For many companies, they represent the vision of a more sustainable future…
A Compliance Survey Tool that Grows with Your Supply Chain
In November 2018, iPoint launched a new compliance survey app for the SustainHub platform as a perfect addition to the iPoint Compliance and iPoint…
Sankey Diagram: Tasty Christmas Special
If you wish to delight all of your colleagues with a tasty christmas present, here is a simple recipe for a huge amount of cookies: Ingredients: 3000…
Material Flow Cost Accounting for strategic business decisions
Material Flow Cost Accounting, or MFCA, is most widely known as an instrument used by manufacturing companies to improve material efficiency. The…
Chocolate efficiently produced: Energy management at Ritter Sport
Ritter Sport, the well-known German producer of chocolate bars in the distinctive, square package, offers a wide range of confections, each wrapped in…
SustainHub Roadmap 2019
Free Webinar: Innovative insights and an exclusive outlook on the SustainHub Join Sebastian Dehlinger, Product Manager of SustainHub, on Dec. 5th in…
France’s Due Diligence Law – Loi sur le devoir de vigilance
On April 24, 2013, more than 1,000 people in Bangladesh lost their lives when the textiles factory they worked at collapsed. At that time, a number of…
Sankey Skyscraping – Visualizing the huge energy demand in cement production
On a global scale, which product is produced the most in weight per year – steel, cement, plastic or paper? Would you have known the answer to this…
Smart Microorganisms at Work: Turning Waste into Bioplastic
How a waste product like pentose wood sugars is transformed into bioplastic and can be used as a new resource for plastic coatings and packaging. So…
Blockchain for Circular Supply Chain
Blockchain technology enables us to digitize and streamline the supply chain workflows to improve efficiency, reduce costs and improve management of…
Are you ready for Brexit? Check your Brexit-Readiness
On March 29th 2017, the United Kingdom notified the European Council of its intention to withdraw from the European Union, thereby triggering a…
Together, we bring fw: transparency
At iPoint, we bring fw: transparency and places it at the forefront of everything that we do. Digital pathfinders. How to pave the way for a…
New standard ISO 50001 for energy management places increased demands on companies
Recertification of an energy management system according to ISO 50001 has become more demanding – or why a requirement in the accreditation standard…

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