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

Sep 2022

Text-Book Approach in the Calculation of CO2-Emissions

Sustainability is a business model today. Many consultancies offer "one size fits all" solutions to offset CO2 - an approach that does not fit VAST FORWARD.

Aug 2022

VAST FORWARD goes Green Hosting

What does green hosting depend on? In this article we clarify together with our hosting partner.

Aug 2022

Plastic Free July

After creating our very first Green-Challenge in march the VAST GREEN team once again participated a challenge - the plastic-free july.

Jul 2022

Second Hand Favorites

VAST ladies Franzi and Vanessa are talking about their favorite second hand pieces and the stories behind them.

Jul 2022

Stakeholder Engagement – How it started and what motivated us to do it?

The list of our VAST FORWARD sustainability criteria also serve as a basis for review and collaboration with our stakeholders.

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

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2019-2020

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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
Project Management Lead
Hanna Jahnke
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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