Stories & impact

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We work with scaleups that are impacting the e-commerce sector in the fields of sustainable packaging, efficient delivery, and circularity. We support them in developing their business and scaling faster. By doing so, we can reach and impact more sustainable online purchases.

Read more about the selected scaleups, news, upcoming events and how we measure impact.

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Latest news and events on sustainable e-commerce.

Events

How Econnections 2022 created sustainability success through e-commerce partnerships

The Demo Day shines the spotlight on pilot wins, scale-up growth, and partner learnings One of the best parts of any journey is looking back on what you learned and celebrating your success. The E...
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Team of Drop&Loop focussing on sustainable fashion
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Sustainable fashion with a circular start-up

It's a familiar scene: you’ve done your spring clean and culled your closet, purging your wardrobe of pieces that are a little too small, a little too dated, or just so old they’re too threadba...
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Team of Chargetrip focussing on sustainable transportation
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Sustainable transportation, Chargetrip makes it easy

A better approach to electric vehicles Electric vehicles [EVs] seem like the perfect sustainable transportation solution for breaking free from fossil fuels – same great car, light years better ...
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Team of Greenplan focussing on green logistics
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Green logistics, optimizing route planning

Have you ever had a laundry list of errands to run, then reached the end of the day only to find yourself making the same trip twice because you were stuck in traffic or didn’t plan your route ef...
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Events

Growth Accelerator day 5: Human Resources & Organization

A company is only as good as its people One of the most useful things we learned at the fifth Econnections Growth Accelerator event was that telling your company's story is one of the best ways to...
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News

PostNL and Returnless launch a webshop pilot

Putting the return process to the test “Is there a clear return policy on your website?” That’s how Nelis van der Wiel, Head of Sales & Partnerships at Returnless, opened his first l...
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Sustainable packaging by customizing

Cutting CO2 with custom sustainable packaging How many times have you opened a gigantic box only to find a tiny product inside? Maybe what you ordered was damaged, or maybe you just thought to y...
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Optiply in the spotlight

Sustainable impact through less inventory It's a challenge that can feel like a constantly moving target, especially in e-commerce: what do customers want, and when do they want it? Staying on top...
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Events

Growth Accelerator day 4: Finance, tax & legal

Not the reason why you started the business, but it could seriously jeopardize it       You don't know what you don't know. It's a proverb that's often bandied about, but for scale-up...
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PlasticFri in the spotlight

Sustainable delivery packaging on the rise. Is plastic on the way out? Every second, hundreds of packages are delivered to consumers across Europe. The rising popularity of online shopping has led...
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