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Resource Identification Tool (RIT) Framework

Metabolic

The project proposes an initial data framework for a Resource Identification Tool (RIT) whose function would be to dynamically track key information about products and their components throughout the product supply chain.

Please note:

The framework takes local impacts into account based on compliance with local legislation or by input from local actors (eg pollution, labor inspection)

Themes

Climate change
Ozone depletion
Soil quality and erosion
Ecotoxicity
Human toxicity
Fossil depletion
Water depletion
Mineral depletion
Material efficiency
Energy efficiency
Economic performance
Equality
Occupational safety, security & tranquility
Autonomy
Transparancy

Spatial focus of impact

Generic
Local

Open Access

Yes

Assessment type

Quantitative
Qualitative
Mixed

Spatial focus of object

Local

Technical Stage

Commercial

Life Cycle

Cradle to gate
Cradle to grave

English available

Yes

Object: Product
Goal: Sustainable procurement; product optimisation
Motivation: Improvement