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  • The event !

    The reference book for business leaders !
    Here is what was missing !
    Since the Grenelle Environment Bill, the concept of functional service economics has widely spread. The macroeconomic advantages appear increasingly evident, but the manner in how to make these advantages emerge was lacking, as was the entrepreneurial vision vital to put this model into practice.
    Although questions remain unanswered:
    - Why, profoundly and exhaustively, [...]
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  • Why this website ?

    The functional service economy, or economy of usage, appears today as one of the answers to the economic and environmental challenges:
    - Energy and raw material shortage
    - Rapid increase of energy and raw material prices
    - Decrease of household incomes, thus of consumption
    Increase in pollution to a level that has become unbearable
    The increase of publications, and examples, even if they do not [...]
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  • What can be found

    You can find on this website:

    Documentation enabling to know, understand and promote functional service economy
    It’s definitions and advantages, all the reasons to put it into practice
    Various examples, because, “a good example is better than a long speech”
    A list of resources of all kind on the subject (books, links, etc.)
    News…

    And how to contact us to better put into practice

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  • Short definition of functional service economy

    Short definition of functional service economy
    The functional service economy consists in
    * replacing the notion of selling a good by a notion of selling the usage of a good,
    * which results in the split of the added value and energy and raw material consumption.
    It is Michelin that charges the amount of kilometres driven per truck equipped with Michelin tyres instead of [...]
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  • Price decrease and margin increase !

    To put it into practice: cost reduction and margin increase!
    The paradox of the functional service economy is to allow cost reduction and margin increase.
    There are two reasons for this; it is essential to understand this in order to approach its numerous benefits
    On average, applying the model reduces by 30% to 50% the “energy and raw material” expenses (92% in Safechem’s [...]
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