DSM and L’Oréal | Aiming to Help Companies Measure the Social Impacts of Products
Eco labels about environmental impact are commonly accepted; but there is still a scarcity of metrics to estimate social impact | Article by Jacobine Das Gupta and Charles Duclaux, Members of the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics
Social sustainability – integrating measurements of the intangible
Your environmental sustainability programme is all set up and working. Where to go next? This article discusses the benefits and challenges of social sustainability monitoring, and gives pointers for how to start creating product social footprints.
PRé at NewMetrics ’14 Panel Dives Into #SocialFootprint Approach for Ensuring Product Sustainability
NewMetrics '14 Panel Dives Into #SocialFootprint Approach for Ensuring Product Transparency. The panel was formed by representatives from BASF, L'Oréal and Steelcase, and João Fontes, Social Footprinting Expert at PRé
The next steppingstone to assess product sustainability
Product Social Footprinting | L’Oréal’s Charles Duclaux on Measuring the Social Impacts of Products
Interview with Charles Duclaux, Head of Corporate Responsibility Reporting and Environmental Innovation at L'Oréal, about Product Social Footprinting and L'Oréal's sustainability efforts at large. This item is originally featured by Sustainable Brands.
How understanding your products’ social footprints helps your business create value
Product social footprinting, the assessment of social metrics and impacts at a product level, gives businesses the tools to drive business value: reduce business risks, steer product development, and improve communications and reputation.
Now available: novel Product Social Impact Assessment method
What social impact risks and opportunities hide in your products? For the first time, a Social Impact Assessment is Method is available to help you measure your products' social footprint, making it a high-impact tool to improve social sustainability.
Why Do We Need Social Footprinting? | Interview featured by Sustainable Brands
Social metrics are on the rise within sustainability. But why should your company care about measuring the social impacts of your products? Read more in this interview with Renée Morin, head of PRé in the US.
Roundtable for social metrics | Accessible social impact assessment
Twelve sustainability experts from leading companies have come together in the Roundtable for Social Metrics, aiming to make social impact assessment more accessible and meaningful through the development of a handbook for social impact assessments of products and services along value chains.