Life Cycle Assessment, LCA
More about LCA
Examples
Environmental Risk Assessment, ERA
Life Cycle Cost, LCC
 
Eco-efficiency

Life Cycle Assessment, LCA

LCA is a tool to assess the potential environmental impacts of product systems or services at all stages in their life cycle from extraction of resources, through the production and use of the product to reuse, recycling or final disposal. Click to enlargeLCA can be applied in e.g. strategic development,  product development and marketing. 

The LCA methodology has been developed extensively during the last decade. Moreover,  a number of LCA related standards (ISO 14040-14043) and technical reports have been published within the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to streamline the methodology. You can find LCA software under the main menu: Software.