Spherity Podcast

Product Passport Pioneers - #1 with Dr. Torsten Freund, Global Battery Alliance

March 30, 2022 Spherity Season 1 Episode 1
Spherity Podcast
Product Passport Pioneers - #1 with Dr. Torsten Freund, Global Battery Alliance
Show Notes

Welcome to the first episode of Product Passport Pioneers, a Spherity podcast season with interviews of people that have influenced the legislation of the digital product passport or have an impact on its success. Various aspects of the digital product passport will be discussed, such as its environmental and business impact, its history, and the DPPs future that our experts forecast.

In this episode, Dr. Susanne Guth-Orlowski, Chief Innovation & Solution Officer at Spherity, is joined by Dr. Torsten Freund, Head of Project Management “Battery Passport” at Global Battery Alliance (GBA), who leads the GBA program to develop first prototypes of the GBA Battery Passport for Vehicle Batteries.

Starting with a short introduction of the GBA and its goals, Dr. Torsten Freund explains the challenges of building a digital product passport and its importance for reaching the circular economy for batteries.