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.


Guidance on O-LCA Report and road testing phaseGuidance on O-LCA Report and Road Testing

(3.5.2015) Download the new publication and learn more about the road-testing phase.

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Consultation for LCM-CMM WorkbookLCM CMM Workbook: call for feedback!

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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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