Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Journal articles

Integrating ecodesign by conducting changes in SMEs

Abstract : Despite the progressive use of ecodesign in the industrial world, taking into account environmental constraints remains problematical for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), which seem to be remaining on the fringe of the movement. Beyond the lack of environmental culture in the enterprises, the problem stems from the ecodesign tools which have not been designed with any thought of integrating them into the enterprises’ organisation. There is indeed no method for ecodesign integration in companies. We show in this article that, while in fact there is a thorough and varied set of ecodesign tools available, they will not allow ecodesign to become more widespread while they remaintools for experts. We are therefore putting forward a method to carry out the integration of ecodesign in SMEs during demonstration projects implemented with the assistance of advisory centres specialised in the industrial sector of the company.
Complete list of metadatas

Cited literature [22 references]  Display  Hide  Download

https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01205579
Contributor : Compte de Service Administrateur Ensam <>
Submitted on : Friday, September 25, 2015 - 5:14:06 PM
Last modification on : Monday, March 30, 2020 - 8:41:39 AM
Document(s) archivé(s) le : Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 9:24:01 AM

File

LCPI_JCP_2006-11_ LEPOCHAT.pdf
Files produced by the author(s)

Identifiers

Citation

Stephane Le Pochat, Gwenola Bertoluci, Daniel Froelich. Integrating ecodesign by conducting changes in SMEs. Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, 2006, 15, pp.671-680. ⟨10.1016/j.jclepro.2006.01.004⟩. ⟨hal-01205579⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

352

Files downloads

619