CONTRIBUTE TO DECARBONATE RIMOWA – STRATEGIC ANALYSIS OF THE VALUE CHAIN & COMPARATIVE LCA

BRIEF

Improve the carbon footprint of Rimowa suitcases by thanks to comparative Life Cycle analysis & value chain analysis. 

METHODOLOGY
  • Challenge Rimowa initial LCA
  • Simulate a carbon footprint of key competitors 
  • Challenge the roadmap (LVMH sustainable plans & European regulations)
  • Identify best practices in terms of sustainability in the suitcase industry

Team: industrial designers, life cycle analysts

DELIVERABLES

Strategic recommendations including:

    • A tool to compare the carbon footprint of Rimowa to 4 competitors from Samsonite (by dismantling competitors’ suitcases)
    • Recommendations to reduce the overall carbon footprint of the suitcase on the materials, supply chain, energy consumption, distribution…etc
    • Analysis of the upcoming regulations (EU Green Deal…)
  • A first step to construct a global sustainable strategy for Rimowa
 

OUTCOME
  • Have a clearer view of the positioning of Rimowa against competitors in terms of sustainability
  • Collect recommendations to reduce the carbon footprint of Rimowa on the short-term
  • On the long-term, structure the recommendations for the construction of a global sustainable strategy. 
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