Many organisations - academic, private and public - have published material that is useful in the realm of CSR & Sustainability. Both, for the beginner as well as the seasoned practioners; leading brands as well as those that are taking their first strides to streamline their efforts. The pages listed hereafter summarise such publicly available resources.
Resources that support brands with regards to their efforts of legal compliance. Examples are: the REACh guideline; SIGNS - Sustainability, International Guide for Norms and Standards; or the AAFA Restricted Substance List.
Resources that support brands in the realm of environmental performance. Example are: GreenScreen; ZDHC Manufacturers Restricted Substance List; or the SAC Higg Index.
Resources that support brands to work on social aspects within their supply chains. Examples are: the FairWear Foundations social benchmarking guide; or the Handbook for Product Social Impact Assessment.
- Product Design:
Resources that support designers and product developers within brands to tackle sustainability issues in collaboration with their colleagues in an integrated manner. Examples are: Chelsea College of Art and Design's TEDs10; or The Future Fabrics Virtual Expo.
Reports that are of interest to those keeping an eye on global developments and industry trends.