Vision and Mission

Engineering Sustainable Impact Through Design

Vision

A society that is mindful of it’s impact and the consequences of technology and design to itself, others and the environment. Living, learning and loving to create positive change together.

Mission

To facilitate, inspire change and provide practical action towards a sustainable society and positive design consequences

Aims

TechnicalNature: Connecting and utilising technical insight and expertise to identify and address real needs and root causes across disciplines to make sustainable change happen.

  • Inspiring and facilitating a faster change to more environmentally, efficient and socially beneficial products, technologies and systems
  • Building in environmental and social impact considerations of products, technology and systems from the start

HumanNature: Human insight and collaboration is essential for developing and sustaining projects and programmes that address and create positive social and environmental impact

  • Support the development  and increase the effectiveness of environmental and social impact projects and programmes through their design and impact measurement
  • Bring people together, engage and collaborate with stakeholders across sectors and the supply chain

CreativeNature: Creativity, design approaches and techniques can be used for problem solving, creative thinking, inspiring and engaging audiences and stakeholders, contributing to sustainability and happiness for others and to those involved

  • To build capacity and integrate creative design approaches into organisations for increasing their impact
  • To use creativity to support communication of environmental and social benefits of lower impact lifestyles, products and services.