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Integrating Environmental Assessment into Product Development

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December 2012

Assessing the environmental performance of industrial processes is an established activity at most manufacturing companies. However, many of the broader environmental impacts attributable to a company are defined during the conceptualization and development of its products. Incorporating product-based environmental assessment into these activities can help companies achieve new levels of sustainable innovation.

Research Areas
Consumer Products & Packaging
Food Systems and Consumer Products
data quality, product-based LCA
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Full Citation
Conway, Caroline. (2009) “Integrating Environmental Assessment into Product Development.” EM Magazine. Air and Waste Management Association, Pittsburgh, PA: 12-17.