iMPU at a glance

iMPU was a project developed to offer support, advice and guidance to implement environmental initiatives into product development - so to make environment a part of the daily work. 

The project was funded by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency and conducted in a collaboration between the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI), IPU and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).

Click on the links below and learn more on how to get started, develop the right competences, integrate into the organization, apply tools and methods and communicate internally and externally. The Ecodesign Guide provides a 7-step approach to ensure implementation of environmental issues into product development.

a 7-step approach for environmental improvement throught product development.

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You can start in many different ways with environmental initiatives in product development.

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Employees must have the skills to implement ecodesign in their daily work.

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The organization setup, often have a big impact on how implementation processes proceed. 

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The right tools and methods are indispensable for working with Ecodesign.

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Proper communication is a key element in all implementation process.

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Danish Environmental Protection Agency


    • Coloplast A/S
    • Fritz Hansen A/S
    • Gabriel A/S
    • Grundfos Management A/S
    • LEGO Group A/S


    • Confederation of Danish Industry
    • IPU


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Tim C. McAloone
Head of Section, Professor
DTU Construct
+45 45 25 62 70
21 JUNE 2024