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Our 2023 Annual progress report is out now

The Life Cycle Initiative is delighted to announce the release of its 2023 Annual Progress Report, providing a comprehensive overview of our activities, milestones achieved in 2023 and outlook for......
March 19, 2024

UNEA-6 took life-cycle approaches one step further: the Ministerial Declaration

The relevance of holistically considering consumption and production systems across the life cycle have come to life in UNEA6....
March 11, 2024

SCP-HAT gets a new home

The SCP-HAT tool has gotten a new home! Rest assured, it is the same great tool for analysing the environmental and socio-economic performance of 171 countries with data from over......
February 7, 2024

Life Cycle Initiative seeks its next amazing intern

The Life Cycle Initiative is seeking an intern to work on projects related to Life Cycle Thinking (LCT) and Resource Efficiency. The internship will last for a duration of 6......
February 7, 2024

Life Cycle Initiative’s LCSA Position Paper is 2022’s most downloaded paper in IntJLCA

The Life Cycle Initiative’s Position Paper titled ‘Principles for the application of life cycle sustainability assessment’ has been noted to be the most downloaded paper in 2022 in the International Journal......
January 11, 2024

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The SCP Hotspots Analysis Tool (SCP-HAT) identifies hot spot areas of unsustainable production and consumption to support setting priorities in national SCP and climate policies.

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