How can you build a responsible production?
There are many aspects to consider when ensuring a sustainable production. Energy consumption for example or use of chemicals and water usage are extremely high in many industries. We need to know whether our factories support human rights or violate them. We need to know to which extent we cause damage to the environment and its surroundings. Potentials for improvement can be found both in smart technologies as well as in strong supplier relations that can move both your suppliers and you as a company in the right direction.
You will find links to websites, articles and reports that can give you a further introduction into the innovative field of production. It has mostly a focus within the lifestyle industry, but we are working on bringing more perspectives on production in the future.
Business needs comprehensive, credible, comparable impact standards to support economic systems change.
Estimates of how the different control variables for seven planetary boundaries have changed from 1950 to present. The green shaded polygon represents the safe operating space. Source: Steffen et al. 2015
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Seven years on, we have made progress, but there is still work to be done, and the Goals are more important than ever.