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.


Global Assessment on life cycle approachesLife cycle approaches and tools Survey

(23.3.2015) An invitation to take part in the global assessment on life cycle approaches and tools survey!

March/April LC Net ReleasedMarch/April LC Net Published!

(10.3.2015) The March/April edition of LC Net is now available! 6 event reports, 5 upcoming events, 2 journal articles, the 10 Year Framework of Programmes Consumer Information Programme, and more! Learn more.


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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