Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Process on “global guidance for LCA databases”|
|Authors:||SONNEMANN Guido; VIGON Bruce; BROADBENT Clare; CURRAN Mary Ann; FINKBEINER Matthias; FRISCHKNECHT Rolf; INABA Atsushi; SCHANSSEMA Aafko; STEVENSON Martha; UGAYA Cássia Maria Lie; WANG Hongtao; WOLF Marc-Andree; VALDIVIA Sonia|
|Citation:||INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT vol. 16 no. 1 p. 95-97|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) are collaborating within the Life Cycle Initiative to address the need for global guidance on life cycle inventory (LCI) data collection and data processing into databases for widespread use. The process was launched at the first Stakeholder Engagement Meeting, “Towards Global Guidance for LCA Databases”, in Boston on the 30th of September in 2009, where the high attendance confirmed the international interest in the UNEP/SETAC proposal. A 5-day Pellston-style workshop will take place 30th January to 4th February 2011 in Shonan Village Center in Japan. The output from the workshop will be a report that captures the current thinking and discussions by the attendees at the meeting on the issues that were identified in the initiation papers. Outcomes of the workshop, among others, are expected to include best practice guidelines to assist LCI users in better understanding the issues of setting system boundaries, allocation rules, etc., and the influence on LCI data. Follow-up activities (i.e., a second workshop or other activities considered as appropriate to address issues that were not covered, or not sufficiently covered) may be organized by the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative.|
|JRC Directorate:||Sustainable Resources|
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Items in repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.