Students Give Kimberly-Clark a Lesson in Design Thinking

Read the full story at GreenBiz.

Kimberly-Clark Health Care hosted a class at the Rhode Island School of Design last fall where students were charged with a simple goal: identify sustainable new concepts and scalable designs for a second life for Kimguard, the most widely used sterilization wrap on the market.

In response, they re-imagined the blue wrap in wonderfully imaginative ways. Children’s furniture. Pipe insulation. Disaster relief tents. A year later, the company is still trying to match some of those student ideas with other market players.

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