Impact on the availability of resources as well as their effect on living organisms, ecosystems, and components of the environment.
Reduce Emissions (SDG13)
Reduced green house gas emissions released into the biosphere
Reduce Material Consumption (SDG12)
Reduced use of virgin materials and/or an increase of the use of secondary and bio-based materials
Minimise Waste (SDG12)
Minimise waste through diversion: Instead of sending waste to landfill, it is redirected into other industrial processes for handling, treatment, recycling, recovery, or reuse in various forms.
Minimise waste through design: At the outset of a process of project, plan and design such that there is zero waste or minimal waste during production, use, and at end of life.
Save Water (SDG6)
Reduced use and withdrawal of water and rate of recycling and reuse of water
Reduce Energy Consumption
Reduced use of fossil fuel energy sources and/or increased use of renewable energy
Contributing to the improvement of biodiversity including species diversity, total number of protected species, and ecosystem health