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CREATING SOCIALLY SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS – EXAMINATING INFLUENCE AND RESPONSIBILITY OF ENGINEERING DESIGNERS

CREATING SOCIALLY SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS – EXAMINATING INFLUENCE AND RESPONSIBILITY OF ENGINEERING DESIGNERS

Year: 2010

Section: DESIGN METHODS

Editor: Marjanovic D., Storga M., Pavkovic N., Bojcetic N.

Author: Hanusch, D.; Birkhofer, H.

Section: DESIGN METHODS

Pages: 771-778

Abstract

The present paper shows a research approach for the identification of responsibilities for the implementation of social sustainability in the product creation process in order to develop socially sustainable products. For this, it gives an overview of the research on the field of sustainable products. Subsequent it describes the evolved approach. This approach consists of three main steps: collection of criteria catalogue, property related analysis of these criteria and process-oriented analysis for the identification of responsible company departments and external institutions.

Keywords: social sustainability, design for sustainability, engineering design, social responsibility

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