Community Forum - Tell Us About Your Sustainability Metrics

Our organization is trying to get a feel for some of the specific sustainability metrics that are governing the way companies approach and set goals for R&D.  

 

 

 

3. How does your company measure the contribution a new product innovation makes to society/sustainable development?

  • % of tons sold in last 3 years that contain fossil fuel based material replacements
  • Subjective assessment: Sustainability score assigned by project team according to a rubric
  • % of tons using recycled content, % of tons which are recyclable
  • Revenue for "sustainable" NPD projects
  • Sustainability score
  • By 2025: packaging solutions to be 100% recyclable or reusable, 50% average recycled content across all packaging solutions of which 60% is post-consumer.
  • No metrics implemented yet but likely would focus on % containing fossil fuel based materials.
  • % of tons sold in last 3 years that contain fossil fuel based material replacements
  • Track "Sustain" portfolio
  • LCA based EPDs - published
  • Life cycle assessment and sustainability certifications
  • Not applicable

 

Also, we recommend taking a look through this RTM article:  Maturity Model for Sustainability in New Product Development

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