Welcome to Green Leap

Green Leap is a network for design and sustainable development that is being established at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in collaboration with Konstfack - University College or Arts, Crafts and Design. The general goal of Green Leap is act as a catalyst for change by involving design in sustainable development. The initiative is supported by the Swedish Energy Agency which has realised that changed attitudes and behavior is key to a sustainable future.

The key element in our operation is the combination of design and sustainable development. Our partners could be divided into three categories: Design Industry, Academy and Research plus consultancies and organisations. The work is directed into three areas: to act as a matchmaker between our partners, to share knowledge through courses, workshops, the Green Leap website and conferences and to take action by initiating and managing projects that in different ways brings us closer to our goal – a sustainable society. One umbrella project is “Prototyping the future” where we want to bring life to a sustainable society through design driven visualisations that people can understand, consider and relate to.

Welcome!

Sara & Teo

Sara Ilstedt

Director, contact person for research matters

Professor product and service design

sarai@kth.se

+ 46 (0)70-798 78 30

Teo Enlund

Senior project manager, contact person for design matters
Industridesigner MSD
teoe@kth.se

+ 46 (0)708-76 11 33

Green Leap runs Hållbarhetsguiden, the sustainability guide, in collaboration with SVID.
The guide is the our main channel for sharing knowledge that we develop and get across. Here you will find inspiration, examples, tools, methodologies and lots of tips on how you can contribute to a sustainable future.

Annevi Sjöberg is the editor of Hållbarhetsguiden. You can reach her at annevi.sjoberg@svid.se

Design, energy and sustainable development

Here you can download the report (in Swedish) that Sara Ilstedt wrote to the Swedish Energy Agency and which forms the basis of the establishment of Green Leap.