Introduction to Sustainability & LCA | Boston | Sept 12

Introduction to Sustainability and LCA in Boston

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a methodology to assess the environmental performance of a product throughout its life cycle – production, use and disposal.

For leading organizations LCA has become an important tool to achieve competitive advantage through:

 

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

To succeed sustainably start here…

thinkstep’s one day training gets you up to speed on the concept of LCAs, the relevant standards and how to run a successful LCA project.

Who should attend?

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

What does the training cover?

Sustainability - drivers & definitions

 

Methodological framework of LCA

 

Main steps of an LCA project:

 

  • Project Goal and Scope
  • Life Cycle Inventory, data quality
  • Life Cycle Impact Assessment
  • Result Interpretation
  • Basics of Allocation
  • LCA report and critical review

Why attend?

Quickly gain an understanding of the concept of LCA, how you can use it to improve your business and how to build a compelling business case to use LCA.

Learn the most effective approach to creating a successful LCA project, from setting the goal and scope, collecting the data, analysing the results with a critical review.

Learn tips and tricks from our experts which save you time, effort and improve the quality of your LCA projects.

Learn how to make informed decisions that really improve your overall results.

Date & Venue

September 12, 2017

 

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

 

Price: $800 (academics receive a discount of 30%) incl. lunch, beverages, coffee break and documentation

 

Number of participants: 4-12

Questions?
In case of questions please contact Liila Woods, liila.woods spamgeschützt @ spamgeschützt thinkstep.com

thinkstep reserves the right to cancel if minimum participant number isn’t met. You will be notified by Aug 31 if the training is cancelled.

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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.