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Unformatted text preview: 1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products 1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products Green Procurement of Materials Green procurement is an approach to procurement in which environmental impacts play an important role in purchasing decisions Definition : A process whereby organisations meet their needs for goods, services, works and utilities in a way that achieves value for money on a whole life basis in terms of generating benefits not only to the organisation, but also to society and the economy, whilst minimising damage to the environment Design Manufacturing Distribution Product end-of-life Goods Services Utilities 2 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products 2 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products Introduction Green procurement can help a company influence its supply chain by asking suppliers to adhere to certain environmental criteria before a purchase is made or a contract is signed....
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course ME ME4211 taught by Professor Dr.a.vyas during the Winter '11 term at NYU Poly.
- Winter '11