Sustainability assessment

development of sustainable products
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The development of sustainable products calls for a comparison of different design variants – it is important here not to compare apples with oranges!

Strategic consultation#

The benefits of Life Cycle Assessment and its methods lie in support for industrial and environmental decision making in the field of sustainability. This relates to the following areas::

  • Improvement of ecological and economic performance
  • Preventing problems from shifting to other phases of the life cycle
  • Comparison and optimization of different design variants under aspects of sustainability
  • Analysis of the product life cycle in the course of development, in order to identify and eliminate weak points at an early stage
  • Increasing energy and resource efficiency
  • Reducing strategic risks for the company
  • Marketing instrument
  • Support for compliance with legal requirements