VAST GREEN

As a responsible company in the digital marketing sector, Vast Forward has set itself the goal of implementing a holistic sustainability strategy.

We want to make a sustainable, measurable contribution against the framework of generally accessible, scientific findings and as support for the transition to a low-carbon economy.

In doing so, we are taking on a number of new challenges, which we are addressing through measures such as tracking our digital supply chains in a transparent process.

This path is exciting and, as we see it, absolutely necessary if we are to make a real difference beyond offsetting, which continues to be a widespread method that unfortunately cannot yet be completely replaced. After all, we are an organization that thrives on the people in the team and only as a team can we take the path to a more sustainable future.

Latest news from VAST GREEN

Jan 2023

Streaming – Episode 01 – Time Travel

What impact does our streaming behaviour have on the environment and what can we do better in the future? In episode 1 of our new blogpost series on streaming, we take a look back - on how we spent the end of the year, how it all began and how cloud computing became a cloud.

Dec 2022

Our Highlights from 2022

2022 - A year in which a lot happened in terms of sustainability - not only internally at VAST FORWARD, but also externally. In this blog article, we would like to review this eventful year and above all, look back at the highlights.

Nov 2022

Certifications 2022

We've seen this year, hard work pays off, because we've received a number of certifications in 2022 that reflect our efforts at VAST FORWARD. In the following article, we will go into more detail about these certifications and explain what's behind them.

Nov 2022

Science – What does that mean for VAST GREEN?

Because science explores relationships and causes and can describe human actions over time, because it measures and visualizes impacts, and because it offers evidence-based solutions, it can also be said that without science, without its findings, there is no sustainability.

Oct 2022

Developer Day 2022

Impulses on sustainability/green tech, celebrating & networking - these were the keywords for our Developer Day 2022 by VAST FORWARD in Dresden.

VAST GREEN PRINCIPLES

Based on the teams’ existing basic mindset and personal commitment to sustainability, VAST FORWARD identified key VAST GREEN principles to serve as the framework for our sustainability strategy:

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2021

2020

2019-2020

2015-2019

2015

2014

2008

THE WINDS ARE GOOD. WE ARE MOVING FORWARD!

IT’S GETTING SERIOUS.

  • Expansion of our GREEN team: Welcome Vero, Tanja & Andrea! 
  • Describing the process framework for VAST GREEN
  • The whole team starts with the implementation of the VAST GREEN strategy 
  • VAST GREEN gets a product owner: Welcome Julia! 
  • We are live: Live launch of the VAST GREEN website!
  • SDG 17 “Partnerships to achieve the goals”: 
  • VAST FORWARD Membership in the BNW
  • Look at the facts: Launch Sustainable Fridays

GREEN, GREEN, GREEN HAS ALWAYS BEEN OUR COLOR

  • Let’s go GREEN: First sustainability survey 
  • Knowledge is power: First L&L on the topic of sustainability 
  • VAST FORWARD goes VAST GREEN: Complementing our corporate values
  • Getting serious: VAST GREEN gets a strategy – developed along with Alyssa Jade McDonald-Bärtl

IT’S GETTING HOT IN HERE.

  • It’s getting hot in here: Kickoff sustainable change process VAST GREEN

WE ONLY ADD SALT TO OUR SOUP.

  • Remote work becomes our standard
  • Downsizing our office space
  • GRRRL PWR: organic growth – as an all-women team
  • 50% a year VAST sails energy self-sufficient – thanks to a PV system
  • We desalinate: VAST is 75% self-sufficient in drinking water per year thanks to a desalination plant

OFFICE IS WHERE YOUR HEART IS. AND SOMETIMES WHERE YOUR BOAT IS.

  • Maren & Matthias fully move onto their sailing boat “VAST” 
  • Our way to the office: car-free
  • “100% remote”: is our goal

SUSTAINABILITY? THOUGHT THROUGH FROM THE BEGINNING

  • We need no paper: We are almost paperless
  • Harmonization of our cloud infrastructure

THERE IS MAGIC IN EVERY BEGINNING

  • Founding of VAST FORWARD GmbH by Maren in Hamburg
  • Structured as a network agency since foundation
  • We keep it small: “mobile office” from inception

VAST GREEN TEAM

Founder
Maren Wagener
Second Chair
Matthias Wagener
Project Management
Accounting
Simone Bang-Christensen
Project Management
Event Coordination
Maria Trommer
Project Management
Privacy Responsibility
Franziska Krenz
Project Management
Corporate Creative
Vanessa Bittroff
Sustainability Management
PR Communication
Julia Kriegel
Project Management
PR Communication
Jenny Bittroff
Partner Management
Andrea Otto
Product Development
Tanja Bäcker
Process Management
Veronique Vallieres
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