Since the paper is the study about the Nike shoe, there are several issue need to be focus on. Nike now not only design the footwear for men, but also the apparel and footwear for different kinds of sport team for all men, women and children worldwide.
Water Intensity and Land Use Intensity is In addition, huge amount of material demand has cause the shortness of natural resources and the environmental Manufacturing process of nike products just to focus on the footwear.
Another problem is most of the cities close to the industrial area have sewage problems because the facilities exceed the amount of capabilities which is 13, tons in the U. Brands Represented in the map: There are lots people trying to get a job in the industry and working fulltime or overtime even thought with low pay and without full insurance coverage, especially in those poor areas and countries.
Even thought the incineration is a better way to burn all the solid waste to create the heat to make steam and generate for the electricity, "there are serious flaws with incineration: Moreover, manufacturing production is "usually carried on for the wholesale market, for transfers to other plants of the same company Starting from the transportation industries, the shipment require tremendous packaging such as paper carton, wood pallet, and PU barrel adding to the outer layer to protect the goods inside which waste more than 5 million tons each year.
This site is updated quarterly. For the footwear cut stock it takes about millions of rubber to make, it takes That means that NIKE does not own, operate or employ workers at these locations. From the official Nike material sustainability index MSIthey are trying to use the scoring system in their company to evaluate the material used in their product by lay out all the materials they use and the chemical residues in their product to ensure the safety of their products.
InNike innovated a new footwear cushion system called Nike Shox, with this system combine with the Air technique which push the Nike to the top. The workers have to suffer all those illness more seriously when dealing with the gluing process, leather dust, air pollution, toxic solvents, and other chemical products such as volatile organic solvents, isocyanates and water-based adhesives.
The water and land use intensity include: With the idealize scheme still cannot improve the environment and is really hard to find a good way for people to follow. At this point, the result shows that the "occupational exposure to atmospheric pollution in the footwear manufacturing industry may be responsible for the development of acute and chronic respiratory impairment" Gangopadhyay not only inside the factories but also outside the environment.
The official website of Nike, all kinds of products detail and historical event are publish on this website. It also creates carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, particulates, sulfur dioxide and photochemical oxidants into our atmosphere which reduce the air quality and make it harder for people to breath in and purify by our own body system.
Department of Commerce and Economics and Statistics Administration provide the data and sources base on the shoe industries and related businesses. University of Calcutta Electronic source.
Eighty-six percent of factories it contracts with now meet its minimum requirements for sustainability and investment in Manufacturing process of nike products, the company reports. Measurement of Peak Expiratory Flow Rate PEFR is a parameters in the field for "assessing the lung function status in general population and also for making a diagnosis and monitoring treatment of patients with bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive lung disease" Gangopadhyay within the industries for the workers.
As the Nike grew up strongly in China, which all the materials and manufactures are support by China with lower cost, Nike has become the official NFL National Footwear League sponsor beginning in For example, it has not contracted with factories in Myanmar, and has limited operation in Bangladesh due to concerns about working conditions.
Because of the society getting advanced and people are now living in a higher standard lifestyle surrounded by those high technique product, the stronger the desire of inventing of new technique, machine application, and develop different raw materials to substitute the natural resources to fit the higher realm for the countries.
Nike was soon become the trade company during after complete IPO, and also become one of the largest aerobic industry by extend the business in different field.
Nike Material Sustainability Index MSI is a system Nike create to help the product creation teams select environmentally better footwear and apparel materials from better suppliers. Thirdly, the people who work in the industry also suffer the pollution and chemical harm during the processing.
Inthe company pledged to stop buying carbon offsets. The data on this site is reflective of, and can be filtered by, Nike which includes the Jordan BrandConverse and Hurley. They are then used to line running tracks, playgrounds, gym floors, and carpet underlay.
Not only human have to suffer the poison of those chemical and pollution, but also impact the marine ecology, tons of living organism dead or either survive with those chemical inside their body. Since there are lots of factories and industries were built overtime to fulfill the demand in the market, the industries still cannot catch up the speed of expansion of the market place.
Brown, a Secretary of U. Yet, if producing the regular footwear beside the athletic shoe it require about 20 million square yard which is more than athletic footwear needs.in order to identify problems stemming from the production process or product content. For apparel, equipment, and footwear products, Nike has developed standardized testing guidance, including specified test methods, test request forms and failure resolution forms.
Some of the key provisions of these guidelines are summarized below. The production line manufacturing process is very suited to high volume manufacturing of a single product or product group. For example, a production line may be used to manufacture a range of vacuum cleaners, where the only difference between the models is the color of the plastic assembly and the attachments that are.
The new Nike Air Max Air sole boasts one of the largest, tallest, and most visible cushioning systems to date and contains more than 70% recycled manufacturing waste. The VaporMax Air sole, which contains more than 75% recycled material, has allowed Nike to remove the need for a foam mid-sole.
Nike Reuse-a-shoe also receives shoes that were not used but perhaps defective in the manufacturing process. These shoe parts can be put back into shoe and apparel uses (Nike Reuse-a-shoe). Nike Reuse-a-shoe is a great way to reduce the carbon foot print and to keep shoes from going into landfills.
May 11, · Instead, Nike said it would work towards reducing its own emissions, including the eventual goal of a "closed loop," eliminating all waste products from its manufacturing process.
5 environmental. Most raw materials in NIKE’s supply chain are sourced in the manufacturing host country by independent contractors.
Overseas manufacturing of products features in the strategies of rivals Under Armour Inc. (UA), VF Corporation (VFC), Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU), and Adidas AG (ADDYY) as well.Download