Application of the Pentagonal W-Eco Model for Manufacturing Based on “SDGs”
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan
School of Engineering, Sanjyo City University, Japan
Ikuo Tanabe   

Mechanical Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, 1603-1 Kamitomioka, Nagaoka, Niigata, 940-2188, Nagaoka, Japan
Submission date: 2021-09-27
Final revision date: 2022-01-12
Acceptance date: 2022-01-12
Online publication date: 2022-01-25
Publication date: 2022-03-30
Journal of Machine Engineering 2022;22(1):25–42
In this study, the manufacturing in response to the 17 goals and the 169 targets of the SDGs is considered, and the application of the pentagonal W-ECO model for manufacturing based on the SDGs was proposed. First, the current situation of manufacturing was considered from an environmental perspective, which is also important for the SGDs. Then three cases of development for environmental conservation were introduced to understand the current situation, and it was confirmed that they can contribute to the achievement of SDGs, however the degree of their contribution couldn’t be evaluated quantitatively. Finally, the previous three cases using the proposed pentagonal W-ECO model quantitatively evaluated, and confirmed that the results of the evaluation provide a quantitative indicator for achieving the SDGs. As a result, the effectiveness of the pentagonal W-ECO model for manufacturing based on SDGs is evaluated.
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