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Draft agenda available for “Advancing Sustainability through Life Cycle Approaches in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)”

Join us on September 19, 2023 at 13:00-15:00 (GMT +3) to discuss how to integrate Life-cycle thinking and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) methodologies into national strategies for promoting sustainability and green economies in......
September 11, 2023

Just published: Comparison tables for Single-use Plastic Products (SUPP) and their Alternatives

Based on the results of the UNEP Life Cycle Assessment metastudies series, this booklet shows what alternatives have the least environmental impacts for nine types of commonly used single-use plastic products, based on a systematic review of published Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) and case studies....
July 12, 2023

LC Net July August 2023

LC Net Focus: World Circular Economy Forum Feedback • Announcements: Shape the Community of Practice: Join the Life Cycle Networks Survey! • GLAD Call for Scientific Data ......
July 12, 2023

Shape the Community of Practice: Join the Life Cycle Networks Survey!

Calling all LCA networks! We invite you to participate in our comprehensive survey aimed at mapping and understanding the capacities of LCA networks worldwide. By participating, you’ll provide valuable insights......
July 6, 2023

GLAD Call for Scientific Data

Have you used an LCA software to generate the Life Cycle Inventory data for your recent research work? If so, we are very interested to use your data in the GLAD+......
July 6, 2023

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What is life cycle thinking? How can it inform decision-making?
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For policy makers

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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We work with and support networks that bring together stakeholders in the global life cycle community

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