LCA data & methodology

Funded by In-kind by partners
Type Working group
Time period 2012-06-14 - Ongoing

Life cycle related data and LCA methodology is an ever changing topic for our partners. In this group the focus has been to discuss and handle more hands on issues addressed by the working group members.


Since 1996 life cycle data and data handling have been topics within the center. This group was formalized when new partners started to join the center and issues related to databases were raised. Today, this group arrange also meetings regarding new methodology development, e.g. water footprint and modeling of recycling.


Act as a forum for discussions and development of data of interest to LCA practitioners. Hands on discussions related to methodology issues in LCA, such as allocation. Be the common voice of Swedish Life Cycle Center in connection to providers of LCA data and software.


Each meeting handle a separate issue.

Project organisation
Chalmers University of Technology Essity Hygiene and Health IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute KTH Royal Institute of Technology Nouryon (former AkzoNobel) RISE Research Institutes of Sweden Scania SKF Sweco Environment Swedish EPA Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences  Volvo Car Group