Workshop on “Database improvement and upgrading to international standards” • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • 15-17 January 2015

The 3-day workshop, organized by SIRIM, gathered 30 Malaysian and Thai participants and focused on Malaysian and Thai national LCA database expansion, improvement and interoperability. The workshop highlighted the challenges and opportunities generated by the use of different LCA software and dataset exchange formats, and is being followed up with a practical implementation of upgrading /creation/ format conversion of datasets in each country. Some datasets are also being internationally peer reviewed in order to mature national databases in the countries involved. Malaysia