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Laurent Bernard, Steelcase vice president of global talent management, shared progress being made toward a new social innovation goal — creating shared value in the communities where we live and work through scalable, systemic and sustainable social change led by employees.
Forests take hundreds of years to grow. Flax takes 100 days. Lingrove CEO Joe Luttwak joined SILQ Talks to share his breakthrough in material science. Lingrove is a materials and design firm focused on plant based fibers and resins — creating a material that looks like wood, but is stronger, lighter and more moldable. SILQ Talks celebrate boundary-pushing ideas inspired by the innovative material, shape and construction of the SILQ chair. Watch past episodes.
Steelcase created its newest Learning + Innovation Center (LINC) in Munich to fundamentally change how teams in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) work. By bringing previously dispersed teams under one roof, the space was designed to accelerate innovation, foster continuous learning and propel growth. Today, one year since it opened, the LINC is transforming how teams work, encouraging experimentation, and helping to attract talent. (Want to learn more? Read the case study.)
SILQ Talks celebrate and share innovative ideas in the field of material science. Inspired by the innovative material, shape and construction of the SILQ chair, experts share boundary-pushing ideas. FluidSolids’ Beat Karrer tells us how his Zurich-based company takes waste and turns it into something that looks like plastic, but is recyclable and compostable. Watch more in SILQ Talks.