ADS Design for Environment Group

Type: Industry Group

Website: http://om.adsgroup.org.uk/CommitteeView.aspx?committeecode=84059&infocode=COMM

ADS is the premier trade organization advancing the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries. Its Environment Group was set up to develop standards for the industry to ensure the deployment of eco-design in the ADS supply chain (methodology and metrics), and anticipate eco-design and product sustainability related risks presented to the ADS sectors. Granta have an active role in this industry group, providing expertise on materials information management as well as the assessment of life cycle impacts and risks associated with restricted substances, critical materials and, conflict minerals. Granta co-fund an Engineering Doctorate student at the University of Surrey to work on standardised environmental indicators.