NEWS

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.

Oct 2022

Mental Health – Well-Being on the Job

Why it is so important for our mental health that we enjoy our job and how VAST FORWARD contributes to the well-being of your employees.

Oct 2022

VAST Emissions

Even though our motto is "We Do Not Just Compensate", we also have to compensate for CO2 emissions that cannot be avoided.

Oct 2022

VAST FORWARD SDG-Challenge as part of the German Action Days on Sustainability

Last week it was Challenge Time again! This time, we took on the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Apr 2022

Greenwashing vs. Meaningful Compensation

CO2 labels have experienced a boom in recent years. But what is behind CO2 labels and when do we have to talk about greenwashing?

Jun 2022

Water and energy self-sufficiency

Independent of power and water supply - self-sufficiency! In order for Maren & Matthias to be able to live and work independently on their VAST, they primarily need enough electricity and drinking water. How do they do it, off the grid and surrounded by the salty sea?

Jun 2022

Yoga at the workplace

Adding yoga to the workplace makes a significant contribution to the social sustainability of the company. Not only does it keep us VAST ladies physically and mentally healthy, it also has positive effects on the company itself, on teamwork and thus on social sustainability in the company.

Apr 2022

BNW Membership

VAST FORWARD has been a proud member of the German Sustainable Business Association (BNW) since the end of 2021.

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.

Jun 2022

Yoga at the workplace

Adding yoga to the workplace makes a significant contribution to the social sustainability of the company. Not only does it keep us VAST ladies physically and mentally healthy, it also has positive effects on the company itself, on teamwork and thus on social sustainability in the company.

Jun 2022

Water and energy self-sufficiency

Independent of power and water supply - self-sufficiency! In order for Maren & Matthias to be able to live and work independently on their VAST, they primarily need enough electricity and drinking water. How do they do it, off the grid and surrounded by the salty sea?

May 2022

Green Challenge in March

In March, our three-week Green Challenge took place, in which we solved daily mini-tasks on sustainability as a team.

May 2022

Our Sustainable Friday

On Sustainable Friday, we share short presentations on a wide range of sustainability topics as a team.

May 2022

Interview with Maren & Matthias Wagener about VAST GREEN

Interview with Maren & Matthias Wagener about VAST GREEN

Apr 2022

VAST IMPACT REPORT

With our IMPACT Report, we want to create comparability and transparency about our CSR activities and, as an SME, we already meet European reporting standards.

Apr 2022

Sustainability Standards 2022

In 2022, a lot will happen with regard to the topic of sustainability in companies. In this blog post, we look at which new regulations and legislation will be relevant for SMEs from 2022.

Apr 2022

A strong Team through Work-life Blending

Sustainable management also includes addressing social sustainability. You can find out how VAST FORWARD implements this here in the blog post.

Apr 2022

Gender-appropriate communication

Gendering is not hype, but creates unambiguity and adequately represents all genders in language. Join us on our journey from generic masculine to the here and now.

Apr 2022

BNW Membership

VAST FORWARD has been a proud member of the German Sustainable Business Association (BNW) since the end of 2021.

Apr 2022

Veganuary

VAST FORWARD is not only concerned with sustainability on a professional level, but also in their private lives. Therefore, in January 2022, everything revolved around the topic of vegan nutrition.

Apr 2022

Greenwashing vs. Meaningful Compensation

CO2 labels have experienced a boom in recent years. But what is behind CO2 labels and when do we have to talk about greenwashing?

Apr 2022

Apple & Supply Chain

As a digital service provider and 100% remote organisation, we work with different hardware and software on a daily basis - they are our most important tools in everyday project work.

Apr 2022

2021 Review

As a value-based company, we decided at the beginning of 2021 to integrate the topic of sustainability even more strongly into the VAST FORWARD corporate culture.

Apr 2022

VAST Volunteering

How can we as a company and as individual employees assume social responsibility and make a positive contribution to social sustainability?

Apr 2022

We have a Plan

Our second workshop was all about the framework behind VAST GREEN and how we develop our sustainable future in working groups.

Apr 2022

Let’s Go OKR

Why VAST GREEN is a comprehensive, science-based strategy implementation and our goals are formulated as Objectives and Key Results (OKRs).

Apr 2022

The road towards our
Vast Green Website

The path to the VAST GREEN website - How a platform of open exchange was created from a scribble.

Apr 2022

The VAST GREEN Team

Since June 2021, the VAST GREEN team has seen quite a few changes, as four ladies have joined us.

Apr 2022

We do not just
compensate

What is behind CO2 compensation and why are we trying to go one step further with VAST GREEN?

Apr 2022

Interview with Alyssa
Jade McDonald-Bärtl

Interview with sustainability expert Alyssa Jade McDonald-Bärtl about our VAST GREEN initiative and our path to sustainability.

Apr 2022

VAST GREEN gets
a strategy

How we shaped our sustainability strategy for VAST GREEN from our guiding principles together with Alyssa Jade McDonald-Baertl.

Apr 2022

VAST GREEN
A thought grown with
the team

In two of our L&L in 2020, we addressed the questions of how we can make a positive contribution on a personal level and as a company.

Apr 2022

The Idea behind VAST GREEN

The attempt to delve into the topic of "sustainability" during our "Dev Day" failed because of Corona - and yet marks the start of the VAST GREEN initiative.

Apr 2022

Looking back on our journey

Yey, finally, the website for our VAST GREEN Initiative is live! Initiated by an internal event, we have been moving forward step by step with our project VAST GREEN, since 2019.