Starting Life Cycle Thinking

Starting Life Cycle Thinking

The Life Cycle Initiative aims to foster the concept of Life Cycle Thinking (LCT). Learn more about the idea behind LCT and existing methodologies. Starting Life Cycle Thinking



The activities of the Life Cycle Initiative are divided into 5-year phases. Learn about the work areas, objectives and deliverables of our current phase of activities. Activities


Knowledge generation on approaches and methodologies is a core element of our work. Browse our broad variety of resources, training materials, and publications.


Find out about interesting international events, conferences and workshops related to the field of Life Cycle Approaches, including both upcoming and past events.


Our sessions at LCM 2015 in BordeauxLC Net Nov/Dec Edition published!

(4.11.2015) New LCM training material, two data-related consultations, ISO, O-LCA, events… and more. Read the latest LC Net.

Call for inputs on LCA Databases and DatasetsCall for inputs on LCA Databases and Datasets

(4.11.2015) Two consultations are now underway. Get involved! 1) Database conformance criteria and 2) Datasets review criteria. Please send your input by December 15.


Here we present an overview of national and regional networks related to Life Cycle Approaches. Get to know interesting networks in your region.

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