Product Responsibility in the US Electronics Industry

  • Patricia S. Dillon


Electronics firms are subject to a proliferation of international environmental policies and standards that go beyond traditional concerns about manufacturing process wastes and releases to impact corporate management practices, product design and marketability, and post-consumer product disposal. Their suppliers and customers are increasingly sensitive to environmental issues such as energy efficiency, material use (e.g., recycled content, ozone depleting substances concerns), and environmentally-sound product disposal and recycling, motivating electronics firms to manufacture and supply appropriate products and services.


Product Life Cycle Asset Management Product Responsibility Life Cycle Management Hewlett Packard 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Patricia S. Dillon
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  1. 1.The Gordon Institute at Tufts UniversityUSA

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