Setting Environmental Targets in Product Development so that they Really Matter
2009 (English)In: Proccedings of ICED 09, International Conference on Engineering Design / [ed] Norell Bergendahl, M.; Grimheden, M.; Leifer, L.; Skogstad, P.; Lindemann, U., 2009, 35-46 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
An important factor for reaching environmental improvements in product development is to have relevant environmental targets that actually influence the product development process. In this paper are four procedures of setting environmental targets for product development projects identified, described and analyzed based on studies in three large companies operating in different industries. The different procedures have their own advantages and disadvantages and some of them can be combined within a company. The aim is to illustrate procedures of setting environmental targets early on and show different procedures of setting the environmental targets at a strategic level and how the way of setting environmental targets early on influences the product development process. This paper has a strong empirical connection.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2009. 35-46 p.
ecodesign, product targets, product specifications
Engineering and Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-78722OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-78722DiVA: diva2:492800
ICED 09, 17th International Conference on Engineering Design. Stanford University. August 2009
QC 201202102012-02-082012-02-082012-02-10Bibliographically approved