Proposal of a Sustainable Circular Index for Manufacturing Companies
AbstractRecently the circular economy has increasingly received attention worldwide due to the recognition that the security of the supply of resources and environmental sustainability are crucial for the prosperity of all the countries and businesses. G20 countries are stimulating the development of frameworks that enhance the circular economy and generally more sustainable production and consumption modes. In this context, this paper aims to suggest an index to assess the sustainability and the circularity of manufacturing companies. With this tenet, a Sustainable Circular Index (SCI) is proposed based on a five-phase framework. This index could support managers in assessing their level of sustainability and circularity and in implementing some practices that could improve the performances of their companies regarding these two topics. This index represents an important benchmarking tool for manufacturing companies to assess their sustainable and circular behavior and represents a guideline for managers. View Full-Text
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Azevedo, S.G.; Godina, R.; Matias, J.C.O. Proposal of a Sustainable Circular Index for Manufacturing Companies. Resources 2017, 6, 63.
Azevedo SG, Godina R, Matias JCO. Proposal of a Sustainable Circular Index for Manufacturing Companies. Resources. 2017; 6(4):63.Chicago/Turabian Style
Azevedo, Susana G.; Godina, Radu; Matias, João C.O. 2017. "Proposal of a Sustainable Circular Index for Manufacturing Companies." Resources 6, no. 4: 63.