Sustainability has become a priority across industries and takes a holistic view of the planet, shifting towards human-friendly products, processes, operations, and services. OEMs and suppliers are committed to pursuing key activities across the entire value chain. According to recent Capgemini research, these activities range from R&D, product usage with lower emissions, and manufacturing operations through to the supply chain.1
We are all aware that sustainability is more than a fleeting trend. Looking at long-term success, any sustainability strategy's failure or success hinges on two aspects: 1) speed and 2) authenticity. Only those who act fast - quickly and consistently presenting tangible progress on sustainability - will be the ones who appear credible and authentic and from which consumers will buy.2
Our goal with every ESI Live is to showcase these pioneers, make sense of the role and value of Virtual Prototyping, inspire the community with practical success cases, give actionable advice on how to get started, and create new partnerships by connecting engineers and product developers with virtual prototyping natives around the globe.
As each speaker shared the progress their companies are making on their own "mission zero" journeys, the pride they felt was palpable. We saw ways of applying digital technologies that we never imagined before and witnessed tangible results that clearly showcase how our customers are working on implementing sustainable practices (moving towards 100% digital) in product development, manufacturing, and operations - they increasingly rely on numerical reference results from virtual prototypes as opposed to physical testing and real prototypes.
So, what were the key takeaways from ESI Live 2021?
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