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TitleLean companies in the track of sustainability
Author(s)Abreu, Florentina
Alves, Anabela Carvalho
KeywordsLean production
Issue date2015
CitationAbreu, Florentina; Alves, A. C.Lean companies in the track of sustainability. Trabalho apresentado em 6th Conference on Mechanics and Materials in Design (M2D), In Proceedings of the 6th Conference on Mechanics and Materials in Design (M2D), Ponta Delgada, Açores, 2015.
Abstract(s)This paper will present a literature review on companies’ practices of sustainability and this relationship with the Lean concept, if there is any. When this relationship is established, normally, it is coined as Lean-Green. In today´s highly competitive markets, with accelerating global development, the increasing resource use and environmental impacts, the business as usual is not a choice for a sustainable future. A true Lean company is a sustainable company by the Lean culture embed, that is “doing more with less”.
TypeConference paper
AccessOpen access
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