The project brings together vehicle manufacturers, vehicle renovators, design consultants, subcontractors, etc. which, together with RISE and IVL, jointly develops improved working methods around circular material selection and an improved circular business ecosystem between vehicle manufacturers, subcontractors and material suppliers.
A central part of the project is the development of a multi-criteria assessment model to adapt material selection/prioritization based on goals around climate neutrality, circularity, as well as technical and business maturity etc. The assessment model will be built on proven knowledge, principles and working methods for a circular economy, with the aim of offering practitioners in design, business development and purchasing rules of thumb to be able to value and make decisions in the early development phases of circular business models with the aim of being able to contribute to a transformatively reduced environmental impact
The assessment model will be applied to a number of selected material types within vehicle interiors and presented in the form of a practical and inspiring collection of examples. Working methods, tools and experiences from the project will be disseminated internally at participating organizations and will be freely available.
Circular material palette
IVL Svenska miljöinstitutet, AB Volvo, CEVT , Borgstena, Artex, National, Stora Enso, Nordic Leather, Happy F&B, Ragnsells, Circular Hub, Mobility Sweden, Fordonskomponentgruppen (FKG), TEKO