A series of webinars were offered by the Kentucky Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative (KSMI) to demonstrate how sustainable manufacturing principles and practices can drive a strategy to enhance environmental performance and help achieve business goals and objectives into the future.
The following is a list of previously broadcast webinars by the KSMI.
Webinar 1: Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative
This webinar defines sustainable manufacturing and outlines the purpose and elements of the Kentucky Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative.
Recorded on November 8, 2017.
Webinar 2: Life Cycle Perspective (LCP)
This webinar presented a practical approach to “thinking” about product life cycles, as is included in the new ISO 14001:2015 standard, in order to address environmental issues and sustainability from a systems, or life cycle perspective.
Recorded on January 11, 2018.
Webinar 3: Developing a Culture of Innovation and Sustainability
This webinar will help inspire a culture of innovation and sustainability within organizations and provide training with best practice examples of successful endeavors. Maker’s Mark Distillery will discuss sustainability efforts at their facility.
Recorded on February 8, 2018.
Webinar 4: Sustainable Product Development
This webinar addresses basic principles of sustainable product development, and explored how manufacturers can evaluate the sustainability performance of their current products as well as enhance the performance of future products throughout the product life cycle.
Recorded on April 12, 2018.
Webinar 5: Sustainable Value Stream Mapping
This webinar addresses the basic principles of sustainable value stream mapping and how to develop a Sus-VSM for understanding and baselining the sustainability aspects within manufacturing processes as a critical step toward making improvements.
Recorded April 26, 2018.