Integrating circular economy principles into the developments of new products

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Terms of the action or commitment

– Integrate into new product development the circular economy principles of the LEGRAND eco-conscious design methodology

– Implement eco-design methodology for all the life cycle of the product

– Inform users and consumers of the environmental impact of the products through PEP ecopassport® Environmental Product Declarations

– Limit industrial waste manufacturing and support recycling initiatives

Levers mobilized for circular economy (according to Ademe)

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Implementation timeline

Starting year


Ending year


Main actors mobilized

Internal actors

LEGRAND R&D centers

External actors


Geographic area


Photo / Video

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2022 follow-up of the action

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Date of follow-up


Methods of validation of the follow-up

external validation within the Unique Registration Document (URD)

Status of the action

In progress


a) Results


Partially achieved

Not achieved


Comparison with the projected pace in the last publications

Keeping up with the times

In advance


Partial / Final results
The target of this action has been overachieved by 4 % at the end of 2021.
Company's comments
A score is assigned to each of the identified eco-design best practices. Each R&D site has an annual minimum score target, according to a trajectory defined by LEGRAND. Faster than expected implementation has therefore resulted into an overachievement at 104% of the target.

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