Life Cycle Assessment

LCA Diagram

What is LCA?

Life cycle assessment is a method to assess potential environmental, social and economic impacts associated with all the stages of a product’s life from-cradle-to-grave (i.e., from raw material extraction through materials processing, manufacture, distribution, use, repair and maintenance, and disposal or recycling).

International Life Cycle Chair

The ILC Chair conducts leading edge, interdisciplinary life cycle research and develops results-oriented tools on complex and critical sustainability issues in collaboration with its partners to meet their needs.