Design for Environment, Second Edition by Joseph Fiksel
A Guide to Sustainable Product Development

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An in-depth roadmap to sustainable product development

Drawing on the experiences of dozens of major corporations, Design for Environment, Second Edition, offers a business rationale for developing sustainable products and processes, as well as a comprehensive toolkit for practicing DFE in the context of product life-cycle management. Learn how environmental innovation creates business value, and helps companies to meet global energy and environmental challenges. Discover how to:

Practice integrated product development and concurrent engineering Select appropriate metrics to represent product life-cycle performance Maintain and apply a portfolio of systematic Design for Environment strategies Use analysis methods to evaluate design performance and trade-offs Apply systems thinking to reduce the supply chain environmental footprint

The book is enhanced by in-depth case studies of DFE applications by industry leaders.


About Joseph Fiksel

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Dr. Joseph Fiksel is executive director of the Center for Resilience at The Ohio State University, an interdisciplinary research center that is developing a unified approach for modeling risk, resilience, and sustainability in complex systems.
Published July 10, 2009 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 432 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Computers & Technology, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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