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How Product Social Footprinting Meets Customer Expectations and Improves Communications
Sustainable Brands '14 London - PRé, DSM, Philips and Marks & Spencer, all members of the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics, discussed how social footprinting aligns with branding and communications at the SB'14 London.
The next steppingstone to assess product sustainability
Sustainable Brands New Metrics 2014 - João Fontes (PRé) and Charles Duclaux (L'Oréal) presented the method of the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics for quantifying social footprints on a product level. Here you can download the presentation slides.
Now Available: Novel Product Social Impact Assessment Method
Today marks the release of the Handbook for Product Social Impact Assessment, a leading-edge methodology that allows businesses to measure the social footprint of their products. The Roundtable for Product Social Metrics is making this methodology available for free, putting this high-impact tool in the hands of businesses who want to improve sustainable product development and social sustainability throughout their product’s life cycle and supply chain.
Social Assessment of Technologies | The Approach in PROSUITE
This presentation on the approach in PROSUITE was used during the LCM Conference 2013, by our Sustainability Consultant João Fontes.
LCM Conference 2013 | Roundtable for Product Social Metrics
This presentation was used during the LCM Conference 2013, by our Sustainability Consultant João Fontes. It consists of the added value and key challenges of the project, the results of rountable phase 1 and the explanation of steps 2 and 3.
A method for assessing the impact of novel technology
CASE STUDY | For PROSUITE, PRé helped develop a novel sustainability impact assessment method for technology, including social impact assessment and new sustainability metrics. This helps understand the effect of these hard-to-predict technologies.
Measuring social sustainability in the meat industry
CASE STUDY | For an US meat industry association, PRé gathered data for a social life cycle assessment. The goal was not only to quantify current social impacts, but also to see how social impacts in the meat industry changed over time.
Quantifying environmental benefits of a process
CASE STUDY | Viva Healthcare asked PRé to quantify the environmental benefits of its injection moulding process compared to the industry average. To do so, we did life cycle assessments of Viva's products and of a range of competing products.
Developing methodology for a social impacts program
The Dutch company DSM developed the twin program "People+" with the focus on social impacts, which PRé supported with consultancy.
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