Essentials of Environmental Life Cycle Assessment
- Course ID: ELA141
- Type: eLearning (online) Course
- Language: English
- Skill Level: Intermediate
- Duration: 8 hours
- CEUs: 0.80
- PDHs: 8.00
Improve the environmental profile of your company’s products and processes using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).
In today’s world, more and more companies recognize their environmental responsibilities run from “cradle to grave.” Understanding how your company’s products measure up requires new tools for looking at environmental impacts across the production process.
Now you can get up-to-date on the latest advancements in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), a powerful and evolving toolset for managing environmental impacts and sustainability. In this online course, taught by a leading expert in sustainability, you’ll explore the role lifecycle information in the hands of companies, governments and consumers may have in improving the environmental impact of consumer products and the industrial processes behind them. This eight-unit course provides an overview that will help any attendee better understand how LCA is conducted and the impact it can have. Government policy-makers will learn how to make environmentally-driven policies at the local, state and national levels. Product manufacturers will discover how to advance sustainability. University students will identify environmental assessment tools. And, members of NGOs and consumer protection groups will learn how to promote proper environmental product labeling.
This course may be taken as part of the AIChE Credential for Sustainability Professionals (ACSP). More info
Mary Ann Curran
Mary Ann is an internationally-recognized expert in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). Through years of research, networking, and publishing, she developed an in-depth knowledge of the field and created an extensive network of LCA researchers and practitioners world-wide. Before retiring from EPA in late 2012,
Mary Ann’s research activities included the development of LCA methodology, the performance and review of life-cycle case studies, planning life-cycle workshops and conferences, and the development of a life cycle data and resources. Building awareness within and outside...Read more
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