Shaping and implementing metrics for sustainability
The International Reference Center for Life Cycle Assessment and Sustainable Transition (CIRAIG) is a research group and center of expertise on the development and implementation of life cycle and sustainability metrics. Through its cutting-edge research, expert services, and training program, the CIRAIG develops the knowledge and tools necessary for a transition to a sustainable society.
The CIRAIG’s main research unit is the International Research Consortium on Life Cycle Assessment and Sustainable Transition, which brings together the expertise of two universities in Montreal, Canada: Polytechnique Montreal and UQÀM, as well as HES-SO and EPFL in Switzerland.
Life cycle assessment
Research in sustainability
life cycle oriented
- Life Cycle and Sustainability Measures
- Trajectories for a sustainable transition
- Supporting decision makers
- Sustainable consumption
to support your sustainability initiatives
Our team of analysts are available to offer specialized services in
- Life cycle assessment studies (environmental or social)
- Carbon footprint, water footprint
- Studies related to the circular economy
- Support for your sustainable development strategy
- Development of custom tools and software
online and in-person
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Is plastic so bad for the environment?
Light, airtight, inexpensive, plastics are an essential material. From an environmental perspective, is the abolition of plastic a bad idea?
What is the environmental impact of teleworking?
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Launch of CIRAIG’s new brand identity
Montreal, QC The CIRAIG is officially launching its new brand identity today! The result of several months of reflection and work, this new branding gives
Announcing the International Research Consortium on Life Cycle Assessment and Sustainable Transition
The Consortium’s research program aims to provide scientifically robust information and tools to support informed business and societal decisions for a sustainable transition towards a