How will your product survive in a new greener market? SOLIDWORKS Sustainability integrates environmental assessment and sustainable design quickly and easily into your existing design process.

SOLIDWORKS Sustainability provides screening-level life cycle assessment (LCA) of your design - applied to both parts and assemblies, with seamless integration to SOLIDWORKS design.

SOLIDWORKS Sustainability uses the gold-standard GaBi LCA database from PE International, and offers time-dependent environmental comparisons of different designs, more flexible inputs for detailed assessments, and expanded reporting capabilities to quickly communicate your sustainable design.

Key Benefits

  • Screening measures the impacts over a design's entire life cycle using key environmental indicators, and the science of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).
  • Performs thorough environmental assessments in a way that is simple to understand, apply and explain
  • Environmental impact dashboard measuring four environmental indicators over the lifecycle of your product
  • Continuous, real-time assessment of each indicator with current values as well as baseline design comparisons
  • Seamless integration within the SOLIDWORKS Task Pane making it a natural part of your workflow
  • Material selection tool makes it easy to find the right material for a particular job
  • Environmental reports compare impact of alternatives to original material and demonstrates real verifiable steps taken to minimise environmental impact
  • Generates automatic before and after company branded comparison reports, with design alternatives and the impact of complex assemblies