Becoming a sustainable company requires life cycle thinking in all your operations, including understanding and reducing your supply chain environmental, health and safety impacts and building awareness and respect for the social and economic concerns associated with the life cycle of your products, services and operations. People, Planet and Profit.
Sustainable companies enhance their reputation, loyalty and success with internal and external stakeholders – workers, shareholders, customers, and community.
Steps Toward Sustainability
Develop a meaningful vision of sustainability.
Design a customized strategy and steps for implementation.
Establish metrics to support improvements on the path to sustainability.
Build on processes your company already uses, such as Lean Manufacturing.
Embrace sustainability as a business value.
Collaborate with suppliers and customers on sustainability and life cycle management.
Train personnel on the principles of Lean and Green.