Two-day course in Applied Life Cycle Thinking

The life cycle perspective, understanding the environmental impacts of a product or service throughout the value chain, is gaining increased importance in business as well as in puiblic sector and authorities. In this two-day course you will get a deeper understandig on how to apply life cycle thinking in your organization, through real cases and proven methods. You will get sufficient time to practice your new skills during the course and ask the experienced course leaders and guest lecturers for support.

The course is aimed for you who need a better understanding of the life cycle perspective, life cycle assessment (LCA) and its role for sustainable development in your organization. You work for example as a strategist, environmental coordinator / environmental manager, buyer or investigator in public sector or business and focus on sustainability. No prior knowledge in LCA is required.

Arranged by Swedish Life Cycle Center, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden.

 

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Course information Gothenburg

Date: October 10-11, 2018
Time:
10-17 day 1, 9-15:30 day 2
Place:
RISE, Eklandagatan 86, Gothenburg
Price:
11 500 SEK ex VAT (including lunch and fika for two days).
(partner discount 20%**)
Language:
Swedish

Course information Stockholm

Date: November 6-7, 2018
Time: 10-17 day 1, 9-15:30 day 2
Place: IVL, Valhallavägen 81, Stockholm
Price: 11 500 SEK ex VAT (including lunch and fika for two days).
(partner discount 20%**)
Language: English if needed

Introduction to the EPS Enviro-accounting method

 

How to include externalities in your product and process development? With the EPS method you can get a compass to use when choosing between different design options.

This introduction webinar is a perfect way to get started with EPS. It will give an overview of the basics and structure of the EPS method as well examples of its application in selected examples.

During this webinar you will get an introduction to EPS and an increased understanding of the tool’s contents and how to use it in your work. Tomas Rydberg, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, will hold the course.

 

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Course information

Date: June 5, 2018
Time:
13:00-14:30
Place:
Online
Price:
Free of charge
For whom: 
Open for anyone.
Arranged by: Swedish Life Cycle Center, through the project Swedish platform for the life cycle perspective together with IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute.

 

PhD course: Advances in life cycle assessment, 5 HEC

 

Welcome to a course for PhD students that will give a deeper understanding of life cycle assessment (LCA) and related tools, including knowledge on state-of-the-art research in selected areas.

The course objectives are to give PhD students a deeper understanding of life cycle assessment (LCA) and related tools, including knowledge on state-of-the-art research in selected areas, to disseminate the expertise of Swedish senior LCA researchers to a new generation of PhD students, and to help the PhD students create an informal network of young LCA researchers.

 

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Course information

Date: 2018-10-17 – 2018-12-07
Place: Gothenburg & online
Price: Free of charge
For whom: 
PhD students
Arranged by: The research school Sustainable Biomass Systems at SLU and Swedish Life Cycle Center through a close collaboration in the Academy group of Swedish Life Cycle Center