SPHERE: the packaging sustainability framework

Year of Publication

2022

Source:

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Author(s):

Geography:

Global

Type:

Strategy

Purpose of Measurement:

Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Capital Flows, Climate

The SPHERE framework supports decision-makers in navigating all aspects of the environmental impact of packaging design, aiming for a net-zero and nature positive future. The framework centers on the environmental impacts of packaging and delivery systems. It is designed to be future-proof and can easily be adjusted as new methodologies emerge. The design also allows for the addition of the social and economic dimensions of sustainability