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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

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

Assessment type

Qualitative
Quantitative
Mixed

Spatial focus of object

Local

Technical Stage

Commercial

Spatial focus of impact

Generic
Local

Life Cycle

Cradle to gate
Cradle to grave

English available

Yes

Open Access

Yes

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