Friends of the Earth: Mind your step

12th May 2015

Growing global demand for consumer goods is putting key resources - and our economy - under increasing pressure, yet all too often companies are not fully aware of the true extent of their natural resource demands

This report explores the environmental footprints of everyday products, using a footprinting approach to measure the amount of land and water needed across the product’s supply chain. It argues that this information is crucial both to business and to policy makers in understanding and managing the full extent of our resource use in the face of growing future constraints.

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