Project Title: Global Life Cycle Assessment Data Access network (GLAD)

Co-Implementing Partners: UNEP, USDA, EC-JRC, IBICT, OpenLCA, …

Co-Funding Partners: The Life Cycle Initiative funding partners, contributions of many participating governments, most notably: Brazil, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, USA and the European Commission.

Project Summary:

GLAD aims to achieve better data accessibility and interoperability. The network is comprised of independently operated LCA databases (nodes) from around the world and provides users an interface to find and access life cycle inventory datasets from different providers.

GLAD delivers two main services:

  • Find datasets – through a search component, including globally agreed metadata descriptors.
  • Use datasets – by allowing their conversion and download into the user’s software, in the desired format.

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