Since the first EcoDesign International Symposium held in 1999, this symposium has led the research and practices of environmentally conscious design of products, services, manufacturing systems, supply chain, consumption, as well as economics and society. EcoDesign 2011 - the 7th International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing - was successfully held in the Japanese old capital city of Kyoto, on November 30th a December 2nd, 2011. The subtitle of EcoDesign 2011 is to adesign for value innovation towards sustainable society.a During this event, presenters discussed the way to achieve both drastic environmental consciousness and value innovation in order to realise a sustainable society.... to a dedicated web-site (www.o2.co.uk/thinkbig/planet/sustainableproducts/ ecorat ing) and associated PDF information report. ... Six manufacturers were participating in the scheme (Nokia, Sony Ericsson, HTC, LG, Samsung and Palm) with more following. ... Samsung GT-S8500, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini pro and the Sony Ericsson Zylo. ... Consumers all placed either cost or ease-of-use as the primary influencer in the purchasing decision.
|Title||:||Design for Innovative Value Towards a Sustainable Society|
|Author||:||Mitsutaka Matsumoto, Yasushi Umeda, Keijiro Masui, Shinichi Fukushige|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-04-03|