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May/June 2023 LC Net Newsletter highlights

Call for Funding: a new project to develop consistent guidelines to model and consider Biogenic Carbon in LCA • GLAD continues to innovate • INC-2: Registration Open • Calling for your inputs on national/regional events related to life-cycle approaches • Interns: Welcome to the new! and farewell to the old...
May 19, 2023

New Biogenic Carbon project gets underway; experts sought

This project aims to use an expert-led multi-stakeholder process to develop a recommendation that brings harmonisation, stability, verifiability and enhanced credibility of LCA results for food and other bio-based products.​...
May 8, 2023

What did we accomplish in 2022? Find out in our latest Progress Report

2022 has been a monumental year, marking the 50th anniversary of UNEP and the 20th anniversary of the Life Cycle Initiative. Life-cycle thinking as an approach to inform decisions, received......
April 17, 2023

Participate in the UN Environment Programme-supported survey for weighting environmental impacts

This research is needed in order to help decision-makers prioritise when analyses of the complex world we live in provide answers that point in different directions....
March 29, 2023

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