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Paper: Social Life-Cycle Assessment and Social Impact Audit Tool

This White Paper introduces a new Social Impact Audit Tool designed to introduce students to the Social Life-Cycle Assessment (S-LCA) of products. It is based on the widely accepted UNEP/SETAC‚ "Guidelines for Social Life Cycle Assessment of Products" (2009), allowing students to explore scenarios that illustrate the S-LCA, its recommended Protocol.

The Tool is implemented in Excel. The motive is educational: to introduce the concept of social life-cycle assessment of products to students of Materials Science, Engineering and Design in a simple way and to provide the tools and data to allow them to apply it.

Authors | Institution:
M. Ashby, E. Brechbühl, T. Vakhitova and A. Vallejo | ANSYS Granta
Type | Language | Year:
PDF | English | 2019
Keywords
Paper, S-LCA, Assessment of Products, Social Capital, Life Cycle, Sustainability, Education, Teaching,
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