We back this up with the three e’s that make up the foundation of the company: economy, energy, and environment.
We offer energy efficient products to lower energy consumption and cut down on energy expenses. Our products last longer and operate cleaner cutting down on landfill deposits and reducing CO2 emissions.
e3light is very committed to environmental issues and that the world needs to change to more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly light sources. The group wants to be an active member of this change thus works daily to become a strong example. For this reason all e3light activities and products follow the 3 E's Principle Environment, Economy and Energy Environment - longer life – reduced CO2 emissions Economy - value for money - energy savings Energy - higher efficiency - lower consumption The company is powered by 100% wind power. And we use only renewable wind energy for its production facilities.
Additionally, e3light has joined BSCI, Business Social Compliance Initiative. Quality control is an important focus for e3light.
The company has implemented standards and policies to ensure that the products are consistently at the highest levels of quality. e3light carefully selects manufacturing partners and suppliers based on a number of ISO qualifications, to ensure that the product quality complies with the highest standards set by e3light. Company performs regular inspections of raw materials and components, and finished goods are thoroughly tested to ensure the highest possible product quality. e3light certified by numerous internationally approved standards, including SA8000, ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO18000.
e3light Group is a WindMade member, meaning that e3light use only renewable wind energy for its production facilities. To reduce the CO2 footprint, e3light has developed special design e3light pallets, which are narrower and fills 20’’ as well as 40’’ containers better. By using e3light pallets, company can ship 7.1 – 7.6% more. Experienced and vertically well-integrated organization makes it possible to create highly innovative products at competitive prices and uncompromising quality.
e3light HOPE is a branch of the innovative Danish based e3light Group and founded as an effort to actively implement dynamic solutions to help combat poverty in third world nations worldwide.
e3light supports the “Business Call to Action initiative” and its goals are to provide the logistical and technological “know-how” and supply sustainable lighting solutions through a micro finance platform. To serve as a conduit to those who need it the most .
The organization’s mission is to advance and create sustainability projects in the third world. The purpose of this organization is to work with and through local and European NGO’s, micro finance institutions, governments, grants, foundations and charities who are united in wanting and believing in a cleaner richer and happier world. We want to be able to help developing nations like Tanzania, Kenya, and Bangladesh quicken their economic pulse and do our part to infuse commercial vibrancy. By building our “e3light” strategy from a grass roots level we want to aspire to expand economic opportunity, raise productivity and increase growth factors that are so important in reducing poverty. In addition we believe that the quality of this growth is equally important. We want to be able to increase the livelihood possibilities of low-income household. Research from the World Bank and the UN states that the expansion of employment and entrepreneurial opportunities are the single most important paths out of poverty.
Which is why we want to advance this initiative, which in a sense will provide a source of Micro financing. Combined with the organization of a system of linkages, of distribute through or sell to NGO’s, governments or small entrepreneurs.By doing so we will be creating employment opportunities and essentially use this as a positive way of boosting the local economy.
“The idea of mylight is to create a source that can make life easier and safer for many people who have to be out of bed during the night. We have designed mylight to be as flexible as possible so that each user can customize it to their needs in relation to the location”, says Kasper Daugaard, Country Manager of e3light Spain.
The management team is dedicated and committed to each and every project and places high importance on communication, collaboration and teamwork. The goals of the company and their managers is to lead by example and create an active, positive and outcome oriented environment for the employees. Feedback and working in harmonic teams are key to their strategy and objectives.
E3light is a very young company, with an average age of 32 years (Lübker, 2014). Due to its youthfulness, the company is very energetic and enthusiastic. Every employee, who works in the headquarters, is a specialist in a specific section and has all the required skills and mistakes, the company has made before. They participate in every discussion, also decision making process in order to avoid any mistakes. Even though the average is young, we have an experienced team working on every project that is very capable and motivated.
The managers who are working in e3light are very proactive and have high levels of experience:
Founder – Flemming Viktor Andersen and CEO Morten Lübker
Denmark - Steen Paulsen, before e3light has been working in Hästens, Thorsen Møbler A/S and Montana companies as a B2B sales manager.
USA - Craig de Groot, USA Country manager, was working in Noir A/S in Copenhagen, Anne Klein as sales director.
Spain - Kasper Daugaard,was working in L’Oreal, Miinto Group and Nykredit bank.
Logistics manager – Thomas Dalgaard, many useful contacts with transportation companies, knows distribution costs worldwide, and has the experience to deliver the cheapest, fastest and most effective solution
Financial manager – Camilla Molloy, qualified and works very thoroughly
Customer assistant and Administrator – Randi Munk Madsen, service specialist knows the entire product portfolio and assisting sales force with follow-ups
Production manager – Morten Kristensen, good skills at communicating with Chinese employees and once per month visits e3light factories in China to see how product manufacturing can be improved
Warehouse manager – Claus Haahr, manages inventory, materials and the processes of moving equipment, materials an finished goods
Production designer – Jens Vang, design of product specification, packaging and content
Graphic designer/Marketing– Kåre Thuran, experienced and creative to work on advertising campaigns including video, websites and projects
IT specialist – Anders Grønlund, broad technological knowledge, which helps to keep company up-to-date and communicate well internally
E3light is a very young company, with an age average of 32 years. Due to its youthfulness, the company is very energetic and enthusiastic. Every employee, who works in the headquarters, is a specialist in a specific section and has all the required skills and mistakes, the company has made before. They participate in every discussion, also decision making process in order to avoid any mistakes.
At e3light group, we value certifications and the environment we live in. Our company has acquired and exceeded many of the International standards of safety, health, environmental and quality laws.
UL - global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in sustainability, renewable energy and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitating trade and providing peace of mind
CUL – mark is applicable for products in the Canadian market. Products with the mark indicate that they comply with Canadian safety standards, which are basically same to reference standards of United States UL.
CE – European marking of conformity that indicates a product complies with the essential requirements of the applicable European laws or directives with respect to safety, health, environment and consumer protection
NOM – The mark approval for the Mexican Market that is imported into the country. Products need to be tested in an accredited EMA Laboratory.
FSC - Environmentally appropriate forest management ensures that the harvest of timber and non-timber products maintains the forest's biodiversity, productivity, and ecological processes.
FCC - The Federal Communications Commission regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. An independent U.S. government agency overseen by Congress, the commission is the United States' primary authority for communications law, regulation and technological innovation
International Standards Organization (ISO)
ISO is the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards. International Standards give state of the art specifications for products, services and good practice, helping to make industry more efficient and effective. Developed through global consensus, experts from all over the world develop the standards that are required by their sector. This means they reflect a wealth of international experience and knowledge.
ISO9001 – Quality Management, sets out the requirements of a quality management system
ISO14001 – Environmental Management, sets out the criteria for an environmental management system and can be certified to. It does not state requirements for environmental performance, but maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective environmental management system. It can be used by any organization regardless of its activity or sector. Using ISO 14001:2004 can provide assurance to company management and employees as well as external stakeholders that environmental impact is being measured and improved.
ISO18000 – Occupational Health and Safety Management
Social Accountability International (SAI)
SAI works to protect the integrity of workers around the world by building local capacity and developing systems of accountability through socially responsible standards. SAI established one of the world's preeminent social standard – the SA8000 standard for decent work.
SA8000 - It is one of the world’s first auditable social certification standards for decent workplaces, across all industrial sectors. It is based on conventions of the ILO, UN and national law, and spans industry and corporate codes to create a common language to measure social compliance. It takes a management systems approach by setting out the structures and procedures that companies must adopt in order to ensure that compliance with the standard is continuously reviewed. Those seeking to comply with SA8000 have adopted policies and procedures that protect the basic human rights of workers
e3light’s factories and offices are all WINDMADE certified meaning that they operate on power generated from wind sources. From design to production to implementation, we are guided by the slogan, “light that matters’. Windmade means that our company is officially certified to commitment to renewable energy and has made all the necessary steps to a cleaner and more efficient environment.