Introduction to Sustainability & LCA | Boston | April 18

Introduction to Sustainability and LCA in Boston

Maximize your company’s product portfolio through Product Sustainability with Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Training

Revenues from sustainable products or services are growing up to six times faster than 'normal' equivalents according to new research from IRRCi

For leading organizations, embedding sustainability into product design and evaluating product footprints through LCA is driving business value through:

 

  • Cost Reduction – via Optimized material, energy & resource use
  • Reduced Risk – via Regulatory compliance & risk mitigation from materials of concern
  • Brand Enhancement – via Increase appeal to customers, investors & employees

To succeed sustainably start here…

Whether you are new to product sustainability, interested in how other companies approach LCA, or looking to build your expertise, thinkstep’s one day training provides a fun and collaborative environment with a network of your peers. Leave with confidence that you can apply LCA within your role to build business value for your company. Learn tips and techniques from our experts which will save you time, effort and improve the quality of your LCA projects.

Who should attend?

Research & development experts, product managers, environmental engineers, innovation managers, and academics that are new to the concept and method of LCA.

At the end of the training you will:

  • Understand how LCA can help you achieve your business objectives.
  • Be able to communicate the business value of sustainability and life cycle assessment.
  • Have a solid understanding of LCA - a methodology to assess the environmental performance of a product throughout its life cycle including production, use and disposal.
  • Understand the process steps for successfully completing an LCA - i.e. goal and scope, life cycle inventory, data collection and quality check, life cycle impact assessment, results interpretation, reporting and third party review.
Course details

When & where
April 18, 2017
09:00 AM – 18:00 PM

thinkstep Inc.
170 Milk Street
BOSTON, MA 02170
UNITED STATES

Numbers of participants
4-12 participants
The number of trainers will vary depending on the number of participants to guarantee personal interaction for all the participants

Price
800 $
30% discount to current college students and professors
The price includes lunch, beverages and training documentation
After completing the course all participants will receive an official thinkstep certificate of attendance

Questions?
In case of questions, please contact Liila Woods, liila.woods spamgeschützt @ spamgeschützt thinkstep.com, +1 617 247 4477.

thinkstep reserves the right to cancel if minimum participant number isn’t met
You will be notified by April 8, 2017 if the training is cancelled.

Register now!


Fabrizio Buzzega, Emilgroup, Environment, Health & Safety Manager

GaBi Software is a flexible tool that allows to model LCA with method and accuracy. The GaBi training improved knowledge on using the software and was a good opportunity to reflect on and analyze business processes in order to obtain an LCA.