Beauty and Personal Care Product Sustainability Rating System

Global non-profit organizations Forum for the Future (Forum) and The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) are announcing a significant step toward a more sustainable and transparent beauty and personal care product industry.

Coffee Production and Sustainability: The Sustainability Consortium's Commodity Mapping Report

Useful information about the key sustainability issues associated with growing and processing coffee beans.

Sustainable Commodity Supply Chains Project: Case Studies and a Framework for Addressing Sustainability in Commodity Procurement and Supplier Codes of Conduct

The primary objective this project was to utilize collective action to gain transparency into the sustainability attributes used to reduce environmental and social impacts in commodity supply chains.

The Call for Collective Action Across Supply Chains

2017 represents a landmark year for TSC as we can now begin to see evidence of the real business change happening due to the work we have done together.

Consumer Science Research Compendium

An assessment of the state of knowledge pertaining to the relationships between consumers and sustainable consumer products in terms of communication and consumer practices.

How to Get Sustainability Data Flowing in Agriculture Supply Chains

A preliminary report to guide the work of the Agriculture Metrics Task Force. Includes TSC’s involvement in sustainable agriculture systems; Current understanding of how sustainability data in agriculture flows; Outcomes of 2016 workshop and resulting the task force work streams.

Greening Global Supply Chains: From Blindspots to Hotspots to Action

Report showcases a consistent, science-based measurement and reporting system that can serve as an important barometer for the entire consumer goods industry globally.

The Electronics Recycling Landscape Report

A report on the current used electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) management landscape within the United States.

Packaging Life Cycle Inventory Data Review

A review of available life cycle inventory data for materials, manufacturing, and end-of-life steps related to packaging.

A Review of Water Scarcity Indices and Methodologies

An overview of the primary water scarcity indices and water resource assessment methodologies at the forefront of political and corporate decision making.

Bill of Attributes (BOA) in Life Cycle Modeling of Laptop Computers: Results and Trends from Disassembly Studies

The life cycle inventory for manufacturing a product combines information about a product’s attributes with supply chain data on materials use and emissions in processes.

Geospatial Climate Data

A review of current geospatial data sets available as inputs for crop modeling research at the regional scale.

Bio-Based Versus Conventional Plastics for Electronics Housings: LCA Literature Review

The use of bio-based housing materials is included as an optional criterion for EPEAT with the acknowledgement that further research was needed before the use of bio-based materials could be endorsed by the standard.

Regional Corn Modeling at a High Resolution Scale: A Yield Based Approach and Blue vs Green Water Assessment

The goal of this project was to simulate global corn yield based on a range of input parameters at the highest geospatial resolution supported by the data.