Product Stewardship is defined as the comprehensive understanding and effective management of critical environmental risks and opportunities related to climate change, emissions, waste management, resource consumption, water conservation, biodiversity protection and ecosystem services.
The challenge for companies in the twenty-first century is developing an environmentally responsible strategy that keeps them ahead of the pack, helping them maintain an advantageous position in the marketplace. It is not enough to simply check boxes, publish a sustainability report or reduce waste in factories. Companies must truly innovate in terms of how they manage their relationship with the environment.
For the end users, more and more people are interested in the end-of-life processing of their bought products.