publication . Article . 2012

Supply Chain Implications of Sustainable Design Strategies For Electronics Products

R.J. De Coster; R.J. Bateman; A.V.C. Plant;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Increasing leg islative and con sumer pres sures on manufacturers to improve s ustainability necessitates that manufacturers consider the overall life cycle and not be scope restricted in creating products. Product strategies to improve sus tainability have d esign im plications as m any of the decision s made during the design stage will th en determine the environmental performance of the final product. Coordination across the supply chain is potentially beneficial a s products with impro ved energ y ef ficiency ca n b e b etter re alised. This pap er ex amines tradition al product provision and propos es a s ustainable product de sign process u sing life c yc...
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free text keywords: Sustainable design, Closed loop production, Electronics products, Life cycle assessment, Business administration, Final product, Life-cycle assessment, Supply chain, Engineering, business.industry, business, New product development, Operations management, Sustainability, Electronics
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publication . Article . 2012

Supply Chain Implications of Sustainable Design Strategies For Electronics Products

R.J. De Coster; R.J. Bateman; A.V.C. Plant;