Paper & Forest
As the forest industry continues to grow in light of the sustainable society, so does the challenges. New application areas are emerging ranging from biofuels and construction products to the use of wood fibers in new materials. The traditional industry is undergoing a transformative change
ISEA supports forest products companies in improving their operations in the changing business environment and moving in new strategic directions. Our experts approach challenges in early stage innovation, as well as during consolidation in more mature businesses.
Building a Culture of Innovation
Innovation is a key recipe for success, yet most organizations still struggle to generate and execute enough new ideas to the desired level of novelty. There are many aspects critical to innovation, but successful companies seem to share the common denominator of a visionary leadership and culture that facilitates innovation.
The non-tangible aspects of innovation
Innovation builds upon several cornerstones, where e.g., clear ways of working, in both the strategic and development phases, sets the standards for how organizations shall generate ideas and realize them. However, this is not enough to be able to create more disruptive innovation over time. What separates the champions from the laggards are often the non-tangible aspects, such as the organizational culture related governance.
How to create an innovative culture?
Successful companies have managed to create a culture of innovation, which provides an atmosphere favoring creativity and acts as the guiding perception towards what is important, desirable, and acceptable...
Mandatory Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence
The long-awaited proposal for an EU Directive on mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence has finally been released, following the increasing global momentum towards socially responsible and sustainable business. A topic that in times like these is ever more relevant.
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