Guides and metrics: Metrics

Further metrics and key considerations

The video on this page reproduces content from L. Summerton and A. Constandinou, Beyond Mass-based Metrics: Evaluating the Greenness of Your Reaction, in Green and Sustainable Medicinal Chemistry: Methods, Tools and Strategies for the 21st Century Pharmaceutical Industry, L. Summerton, H. F. Sneddon, L. C. Jones and J. H. Clark, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, 2016, ch. 4, pp. 41-53.. It is copyright to the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and is reproduced here with their express permission. If you wish to reproduce it elsewhere you must obtain similar permission from the RSC.

In this video Louise Summerton at the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, University of York describes a variety of other parameters, aside from efficiency based metrics, that should be taken into consideration when assessing the greenness of a reaction.