Design for Environment (or ecodesign) has become increasingly important in the aircraft industry. Embraer, one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, is committed to improve the environmental performance of the developed aircrafts. The roadmap for the strategic implementation of DfE at Embraer, developed based on the application of the Ecodesign Maturity Model (EcoM2), is presented and further discussed in this paper. The paper describes the main projects and activities carried out at the company so to develop robust processes for the development of products with a better environmental performance.
Proceedings of Ecodesign 2013 International Symposium, 2013
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EcoDesign 2013. 8th International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing