We’re pleased to present the headlines of the September-October edition of the LC Net:

LC Net Focus

  • Steering Committee election: Candidates announced!


  • LCA Awards: And the award goes to…
  • Portuguese e-learning course “An Introduction to Life Cycle Thinking” now live
  • WANTED! Excellent graphical representations for ‘life cycle’!
  • WANTED! Experiences of FINDING LCA data through GLAD!
  • New Report and Tools: National Guidance for Plastic Pollution Hotspotting and Shaping Action
  • New Report: LCA studies on single-use plastic take-away food packaging and their alternatives
  • Forthcoming work on LCAs of Single-Use Plastic Products (and call for studies!)
  • Progress in the development of USEtox-related tools in the context of the SAICM project
  • New report: LCA-based assessment of the Sustainable Development Goals
  • ‘Life Cycle Assessment – Theory and Practice’: Book now available for free download

Life Cycle Initiative Project Updates & Event feedback

  • SCP-HAT underpins country strategies on sustainability
  • GLAD work progresses, but much more still to do
  • Goodbye to Oumayma Ouzane and Feng Wang

Our Calendar: where we and our partners will be active

  • 4th General Assembly of the Life Cycle Initiative | VIRTUAL EVENT | September 10, 2020 | 11-15h CEST
  • Colloquium AgriBalyse I 29 September 2020 I VIRTUAL EVENT (IN FRENCH)
  • The 12th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of Food I 13-16 October 2020 I VIRTUAL EVENT
  • Seventh edition of the Brazilian Congress on Life Cycle Management I 19-22 October 2020 | VIRTUAL EVENT
  • CILCA 2021 I IX International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in Latin America – “Think long term and act immediately” I 29-31 March 2021 I Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Call for manuscripts I Energies Special Issue “Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in Building Construction: Focus on Embodied Carbon and Energy”
  • 75th Jubilee Swiss LCA Forum I POSTONED TO 2021
  • The SETAC 8th World Congress I POSTPONED TO 2021/22

Life Cycle Job Announcements

  • Intern at the Life Cycle Initiative | UNEP | Paris, France
  • Eco-innovation expert (Consultant) | UNEP | Geneva, Switzerland
  • Environmental Project Engineer – Life Cycle Analysis and Eco-design I BONDUELLE I Villeneuve d’Ascq, France