Polestar works with Circulor’s blockchain technology to track a wide range of raw materials and achieve more sustainable supply chains.
Polestar / Circulor
Both companies have a radical ambition to pursue greater sustainability. New materials are being added all the time, helping to minimise risks to the environment and human rights, and provide transparency to consumers.
Thomas Ingenlath, CEO of Polestar
“Caring about ethics and the environment is key to Polestar. This unprecedented level of traceability means that Polestar can promote sustainable and ethical practices in its supply chain, and provide better transparency for consumers.”
Polestar 2 Life Cycle Assessment
We broke new ground in 2020 when we published the Polestar 2 Life Cycle Assessment including its full methodology. Then we did it again in 2021. You can read the reports here.
Polestar 2 Product sustainability declarations
Setting a unique transparency precedent for the industry, these declarations disclose carbon footprint and traced risk materials of Polestar products on the company website and in Polestar spaces.Read more
Doug Johnson-Poensgen, co-founder and chief executive of Circulor
“We want to enable businesses to do business, better. That means more responsible businesses pursuing greater sustainability, and technology service providers supporting these sustainability ambitions.”
Clarifications with Klarén: transparency and traceability
Business sustainability covers a wide array of topics, from carbon emissions to inclusion and circularity. To make them work together, we must first recognise the importance of one crucial enabler. One without which all other measures would be inadequate.
Kindred spirits: Circulor
Circulor is a company that works with blockchain technology to trace materials and help companies achieve more sustainable and transparent supply chains. We spoke with CEO and co-founder Doug Johnson-Poensgen about traceability-as-a-service, proving responsible sourcing, and the LCA report that was published by Polestar in 2020.
Pure, progressive transparency
When we broke up with the conventions of the car industry, we bade a strong and unambiguous farewell to the old. Outdated methods, conventional outlooks, anything that could be explained away with the phrase “we’ve always done it this way”, we were done with all of that.