Welcome to ecobe!

We can help you with sustainability education, consulting, and design. 

We teach the action steps to build a sustainable business, design eco-friendly products, and run eco-innovation design sprints. We gain inspiration from nature and translate these insights into products, designs, courses, and training.

How can we help you?

Do you want to

learn about sustainability?

Do you want to

create a sustainable business?

Are you looking for  

sustainable
design?

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We love what we do and are passionate about creating sustainable solutions.

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Our Mission

The mission of ecobe is to inspire, motivate and empower sustainability professionals and entrepreneurs to create thriving sustainable businesses for a healthy planet.

We are doing that by combining creativity, sustainability knowledge, and Biomimicry. 

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Positivity

Our approach is to see the challenges we face as a chance for a positive transformation.

 

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Inspired by nature

We are inspired by nature and use nature’s examples as inspiration and guidelines to create genuinely sustainable solutions.
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Creative Thinking

We are open-minded and love to think out of the box and use various methods to generate new ideas.
Ulla Soeder

Hello, I am Ulla, the founder of ecobe.

I am a sustainability consultant, designer, and Biomimicry specialist and love to combine creative methods and Biomimicry to find the best solutions for our clients.

I look forward to meeting you and discussing your project. 

How we work

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Sustainability Education

We love to educate about sustainability, eco-design, and Biomimicry. Formats we offer are workshops, design sprints, presentations, and retreats.

 

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sustainability consulting

We help develop and implement an individual sustainability strategy and become climate neutral based on your business’s core activities and values.
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Biomimicry

To find sustainable solutions, we use an innovative method that combines Biomimicry and design thinking.
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design

We create concepts for eco-friendly products and services and help redesign existing ones. 

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Current Projects

The Sustainable Business Journey

Are you a sustainability professional or business owner and want to know how to transform your business into a sustainable climate-friendly business? This course shows you the process and helps you implement your learning directly.

Learn the action steps to create a sustainable business.

The Eco-innovation Design Sprint

This online program shows you how to develop a sustainable, eco-friendly product or service in an easy-to-follow step-by-step process and develop an easy prototype of your idea and test it. In addition, you learn methods and tools for sustainable design and use bio-inspiration as a foundation for sustainable solutions.

Learn how to design your sustainable,
eco-friendly product in 5 weeks.

Children Adventure Kits

The downloadable adventure kits feature different living environments like rainforests, deserts, or the deep sea and their inhabitants and show their unique characteristics through playing and crafting activities. All lead to solving some mysteries of the habitat.
You can sign up to get notified when the kits are launched and download FREE coloring sheets.

Have fun with kids while learning about the different habitats on earth.

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Kids Textile Collection

We can help you with original print and pattern designs, collection development, and custom work, including trend forecasts, mood boards, and color schemes as the foundation for the project.

Our pattern and surface artworks are inspired by nature, surprising, and playful. We love to work with various media like collage, paints, watercolor, or photography and combine them digitally for the final design.

Original custom artwork.

Happy Clients

Amazing work. It’s a happy, colorful but still very clear overall impression; it’s really fun to look at. There is a great balance between, on the one hand, the complexity and respect for the topic, and, on the other hand, reducing it to the essentials and ensuring easy access.
It becomes clear at first glance at how the material is made up, and it looks great.
I think it’s great, I am absolutely thrilled, and I would like to express my thanks for this work. (Translated from German)

– Christina Janssen

CEO, Advaia Diversity Solutions

We saw the unique pattern from Ulla that caught our eye and thought: This design must look amazing on clothes!
After a few weeks of development and bringing this print to life, not only us but many more happy customers are amazed by their new ‘Peachy Snake’ items in their wardrobe!

– Lara Stallbaum

CEO, Swedish Fal

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Sustainability Bits

Find inspiration, news and sustainability activities on our blog.

Let´s create together

Let´s create together

For limiting climate change and the transformation to a more sustainable future, it is necessary to rethink consumption and production patterns and decouple well-being from environmental degradation. For that purpose, nearly everything needs to be redesigned in a more eco-friendly, life-supporting way. We use Biomimicry and Design thinking for that purpose.

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How do we learn?

How do we learn?

In the human brain, 100 billion nerve cells, also called neurons, communicate with each other. A neuron exists of a cell body and many extensions, named dendrites. There is also one longer extension, the axon. Electrical stimuli are received by the dendrites and transmitted to the cell bodies. The axons send them further to other neurons.

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Superglue invented by nature

Superglue invented by nature

The Velvet worm can eject a fluid hunting slime that forms an entangling net to trap prey. After catching the prey the ejected adhesive is returned to the water and the fibers totally dissolve and newly regenerated fibers can be drawn from the dissolved fiber solution. So it is a liquid water-soluble superglue, isn`t that amazing?

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Start simple and quick with sustainability in your small business.

Learn tips and tricks to help you develop a step-by-step sustainability roadmap for your business using our FREE starter guide.

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