We’re pleased to present the headlines of the November-December 2022 edition of the LC Net:

LC Net Focus

  • The first session of the intergovernmental negotiating committee (INC)
    From 28 November to 2 December 2022, the first session of the intergovernmental negotiating committee (INC-1) to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution will take place at the Punta del Este Convention and Exhibition Center in Uruguay.


  • Join the GlobalABC Building Materials Working Group!
  • Call for Funding: a new project to develop consistent guidelines to model and consider Biogenic Carbon in LCA

Project & Activity Updates

  • Launch event: Advance copy of the report on “SUPERMARKET FOOD PACKAGING LCA META-ANALYSIS”
  • The MarILCA working group is advancing well on their objective of providing Characterization Factors (CF) for plastic emissions
  • 8th International Conference on Social Life Cycle Assessment
  • USEtox: scientific advancements and new communication material
  • GLAM: producing initial characterization factors for multiple impact categories

Life Cycle Community News

  • Call for Abstracts: The 11th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment
  • International Workshop on Whole Life Carbon assessments –25th-26th October in London, UK and online

Life Cycle Community Calendar

  • Life Cycle Talks: Life cycle assessment of emerging technology
  • LCA Discussion Forum • Zurich, Switzerland
  • The American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) Conference
  • LCA at COP 27

Life Cycle Job Announcements

  • Circular Economy Consultant at United Nations Environment Programme
  • Assistant Professors at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Analyst/Practitioner at Unilever
  • Senior Life Cycle Assessment Expert at SIEMENS
  • PhD position on LCA related topic at Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Life Cycle Analyst at Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • Energy Systems Analyst at Argonne National Laboratory
  • PhD position opening – Peruvian Life Cycle Assessment Network (PELCAN)
  • Life Cycle Assessment at Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
  • Life Cycle Assessment Lead at Mondelēz International