Ambiente & Sociedade
versão impressa ISSN 1414-753X
versão On-line ISSN 1809-4422
BORCHARDT, Miriam; POLTOSI, Leonel Augusto Calliari; SELLITTO, Miguel Afonso e PEREIRA, Giancarlo Medeiros. Reflections about Ecodesign: a case study in the automotive eletronic industry. Ambient. soc. [online]. 2008, vol.11, n.2, pp.341-353. ISSN 1414-753X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1414-753X2008000200009.
This paper presents a case study discussing the introduction of ecodesign techniques in a company of the electronic automotive industry. The paper begins by reviewing environmental sustainability, industrial ecology, ecodesign and life cycle analysis. The report contains some environmentally accepted practices in the automotive industry and concludes with the process of implantation and establishment of design policies and with a preliminary assessment of the results so far yielded.
Palavras-chave : Environmental management; Green products; Life cycle analysis; Ecodesign.