you must prepare a paper that outlines the key environmental and social aspects of this product’s distribution stage in the lifecycle. Your aim is to produce a paper that would be useful both for your company’s senior executives and the product design team. The focus is on identifying the pathways, knowing what needs to be quantified and getting a sense of where to target to improve the sustainability of the product.
You should be using external sources to support your analysis. That said, this is not about conducting detailed calculations. You should include quantities or comparisons as best as you can (and cite your sources!), in order to illustrate the key choices along the lifecycle. It is vital to demonstrate where you’re getting the information about the process and the potential impacts.