An in-depth roadmap to sustainable product development
Drawing on the experiences of dozens of major corporations, Design for Environment, Second Edition, offers a business rationale for developing sustainable products and processes, as well as a comprehensive toolkit for practicing DFE in the context of product life-cycle management. Learn how environmental innovation creates business value, and helps companies to meet global energy and environmental challenges. Discover how to:
Practice integrated product development and concurrent engineering
Select appropriate metrics to represent product life-cycle performance
Maintain and apply a portfolio of systematic Design for Environment strategies
Use analysis methods to evaluate design performance and trade-offs
Apply systems thinking to reduce the supply chain environmental footprint
The book is enhanced by in-depth case studies of DFE applications by industry leaders.