Ecological Input−Output Analysis-Based Sustainability Analysis of Industrial Systems

  title={Ecological Input−Output Analysis-Based Sustainability Analysis of Industrial Systems},
  author={Cristina Piluso and Yinlun Huang and Helen H. Lou},
  journal={Industrial \& Engineering Chemistry Research},
Industrial sustainability is a vital issue in pursuing the long-term development of industrial systems. This paper utilizes the existing Ecological Input-Output Analysis (EIOA) method, in combination with known and established environmental (mass intensity) and economic (gross profit) sustainability metrics, to (i) create a systematic analysis methodology capable of evaluating various decisions, which are made by individual plant management for the benefit of their own company, and (ii… Expand
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