ECO–DESIGN – USAMA NADEEM (KBAM)
Eco-design is an approach which empohasizes on the development of products with the minimum environmental degradation. It helps to design the products considering the environmental aspect and therefore the main focus is on the designing stage and is a proactive approach that is more beneficial since lot of the problems even start from the designing stage. It takes into account the whole life cycle of the product from its designing till the disposal so that their is no harm caused by the product to the environment through out that period. Design for envieonment and eco-design, both have more or less the same motives which is to be considerate to the environment. It makes sure that harmful materials are not used, minimum emmisions are done and therefore helps to minimize the effects of a product on the environment. It is being adopted by many organizations and has brought good results for the environment.
It is a very important technique since the motive is to design greener products and keep the environment safe from the harmful effects of the business activities. Since, it aids to monitors the product in respect of its whole life cycle therefore it is a more useful technique than many other approaches.
This approach can definitely be adopted by organizations to minimize its emmisions and keep its processes safe and it can definitely help them to make more greener products and fulfill their duties towrds the environment. We can definitely use this technique in the future as an eefective approach towards environmental management.