resource productivity


resource productivity
resource productivity UK US noun [U] ECONOMICS, PRODUCTION
the process of using resources as effectively as possible when producing goods and services in order to reduce or avoid waste: »

Incentives will be offered for care and conservation, efficiency, and resource productivity.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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