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Life cycle metrics for chemical products

WBCSD

A guideline from the world business council for sustainable development for performing a LCA on products from the chemical sector.

Themes

Climate change
Smog
Nutrient balance
Fossil depletion
Mineral depletion
Human toxicity
Ecotoxicity
Particulate matter
Land use
Ozone depletion
Water depletion
Energy efficiency
Biodiversity

Assessment type

Quantitative

Spatial focus of object

Mixed
Local
Anywhere

Technical Stage

Development
Commercial

Life Cycle

Cradle to gate
Cradle to grave

English available

Yes

Open Access

Yes

Object: Product
Goal: Self-assessment; product optimisation
Motivation: Improvement