Davi Bomtempo: “circular economy will affect business worldwide”

Davi Bomtempo: “circular economy will affect business worldwide”

In Brazil, the weight of the industry in the GDP (2017) was 11.8%.  This sector bears around 22% of the Brazilian workforce. Considering how crucial the industry is for the development of the [...]

What is design for assembly and design for disassembly

What is design for assembly and design for disassembly

When a new product is developed, a set of actions could make the journey throughout the chain more or less sustainable. An important part of these actions must happen in the design phase of the [...]

Global alliance to invest US$ 1.5 bi to combat plastic pollution

Global alliance to invest US$ 1.5 bi to combat plastic pollution

About 30 companies in the plastic value chain worldwide signed an unprecedented alliance to combat plastic pollution. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), of which Brazilian petrochemical [...]

How sustainability integrates to automobile industry

How sustainability integrates to automobile industry

Development strategies for product and car parts improve production in the sector while environmental certificates and quality control safeguard nature

“When you think about product disposal, that’s design”, says professor

“When you think about product disposal, that’s design”, says professor

For Marcelo Silva Oliveira, coordinator of the design course at Mackenzie Presbyterian University, sustainable design begins with conceiving a new product, and is present throughout the life of [...]