Encouraging Suppliers' Shift from Compliance to Continuous Improvement
How can this be accomplished?
- Continually tighten constraints (stereotypical EPA)
- Use (system level) environmental metrics and pay more for betterperformance (Federal Mogul -- engine energy efficiency)
- Cooperatively invest in and develop technology (Daimler-Chrysler -- naturalfibers)
Published July 13, 2000; WTEC Workshop on Environmentally Benign Manufacturing (EBM) Technologies