LCA

Hotspots Analysis: mapping of existing methodologies, tools and guidance and initial recommendations for the development of global guidance

13 Jan 2015

The UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative, Flagship Project 3a, report on “Hotspots Analysis: mapping of existing methodologies, tools and guidance and initial recommendations for the development of global guidance” was released in December 2014.

 

New proposal for measurement of environmental performance of products and organisations

19 Apr 2013

Environmental footprint of products and organisations

 

The European Commission has put forward proposals to standardise measurements for assessing the environmental footprint of products and organisations. The new common standard will be based on life-cycle assessment and will reward the most resource-efficient products and organisations on the European market. The plans are designed to reduce confusion over product labelling among consumers and to reduce the cost to businesses of providing environmental information.

 

LCA Conference and LCM Academy will be held in Lille, France

25 Aug 2012

The second LCA Conference will be held from 6.-7. november at Lille Grand Palais in Northern France. The conference will be followed by the first LCM Academy in 8.-9. november at the same place. 

 

Practical guide to green products and services

24 May 2012

A new JRC report provides key information for policy makers and business managers on how to assess the environmental impacts of products and services through more consistent and better quality life cycle assessments.