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In line with the previous publication in the Journal of Cleaner Production (D1.JournalofCleanerProduction 101221), the project team was invited to publish the methodology behind the previous paper. The paper is entitled “Social Organizational Life Cycle Assessment (SO-LCA) and Organization 4.0: an easy-to-implement method” Paper link: D1.MethodsX 010422  
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Circular Supply Chain
The project team, in the AFTER-LIFE phase, investigated how the adaptation of the supply chain makes it an effective tool in the management of a circular economy, as it allows aspects of sustainability and regeneration to be incorporated into production. The results of the research show that the operating routines associated with the use of...
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Image for Economic Sustainability
One of the most complex issues companies must face in their sustainable development is dealing with the concept of economic sustainability. Economic sustainability is recognised as the ability of surviving and keep creating value for the company’s shareholders and all the other stakeholders involved in the value chain. Starting from this definition, the project team...
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SO-LCA Assessment
At the end of 2021, the team continued with the publication of project results. The newly published paper dealt with social sustainability and was entitled ‘Industry 4.0-based dynamic Social Organizational Life Cycle Assessment to target the social circular economy in manufacturing’. Although environmental sustainability is the most widely discussed topic, social sustainability is an equally...
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Solar Impulse Foundation G3NIUS
The new G3NIUS brand, the result of our LIFE Forture project, has been awarded the ‘Solar Impulse Efficient Solution’ label, proof of its high standards of profitability and sustainability. In order to address environmental challenges and enable economic growth, Bertrand Piccard has launched, through the Solar Impulse Foundation, the challenge of selecting 1000 profitable solutions...
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Circular Eco-Design
In the AFTER-LIFE phase, the project team continued with publications trying to understand and explain the role played by smart manufacturing techniques in the adoption of circular economy practices, and how to transform part of Big Data into Smart Data, focusing on the re-engineering of the product and input sourcing system in an operational environment with...
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Technological_sustainability
The project team continued with dissemination activities and published a paper entitled “Technological Sustainability or Sustainable Technology? A Multidimensional Vision of Sustainability in Manufacturing” on the journal Sustainability MDPI. Products and processes, in addition to being environmentally and socio-economically sustainable, must also be technologically sustainable. In this regard, the paper constructed a theoretical basis for technological...
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Layman's Report
With the conclusion of the LIFE Forture project, the team prepared a Layman’s report summarising the objectives and results achieved over the years. The document has been prepared in three languages: Italian, English and Spanish and is available here: Layman’s Report ITA Layman’s Report ENG Layman’s Report SPA
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Final Event LIFE Forture
The final event of the LIFE Forture project has been a success. These are the numbers of Monday’s event: 142 participants 10 speakers 4 years of project reporting 2 guest LIFE projects 1 new brand presented We are very happy about the strong interest generated by the final event of the LIFE Forture project. In...
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Risk_management
Through this paper, the project team tried to answer these questions: How does risk management influence making decision process under uncertain conditions? How do risk management systems relate to sustainability management systems? The paper addresses in this way the issue of risk management, which is closely linked to sustainability management. The research is part of...
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