Developing a concept for sustainability indicators and reporting systems for Finnish manufacturing industry

M. Tapaninaho (Corresponding author), Mikko Koho, Hanna Pihkola, Juhani Heilala

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    Abstract

    This paper reports the results and outlines the progress of an on-going research project that aims to support Finnish manufacturing companies in sustainability measurement and reporting. The target companies' current state and future needs as well as challenges and opportunities of implementing sustainable indicators and reporting practices are described. Then, an early design concept of a new indicator framework is proposed. The framework suggests dividing and categorizing sustainability indicators based on two domains: level of organization and temporal focus. This is intended to assist companies in selecting relevant and useful sustainability indicators.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of The 6th International Swedish Production Symposium 2014
    Number of pages9
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    EventThe sixth Swedish Production Symposium, SPS14 - Göteborg, Sweden
    Duration: 16 Sep 201418 Sep 2014

    Conference

    ConferenceThe sixth Swedish Production Symposium, SPS14
    Abbreviated titleSPS14
    CountrySweden
    CityGöteborg
    Period16/09/1418/09/14

    Keywords

    • sustainable production
    • sustainable metrics
    • sustainability reporting

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