October 15, 2018
ecoinvent Key Materials Indicators

What is it?

Key materials indicators and background information from ecoinvent, enabling the environmental impacts of materials, chemicals, and processes to be assessed and compared in Granta software

What is in it?

Four environmental impact indicators (addressing embodied energy, carbon footprint, water usage, and resource consumption) together with background information for each material or process, as provided by the ecoinvent v2.2 database from the Swiss Centre for Life Cycle Inventories.

What is it used for?

Reference for measuring and comparing eco data and for material and process selection based on environmental impacts.

Where does it come from?

Data is supplied by world’s leading life cycle inventory database provider, Swiss Centre for Life Cycle Inventories. High-quality generic datasets are based on industrial data and have been compiled by internationally renowned research institutes and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) consultants.

How can I access it?

Purchasable as a standalone data module accessible in GRANTA MI and GRANTA Selector.