Takeaways from the 2017 American Center for Life Cycle Assessment XVII Annual Conference

I have had the pleasure of attending the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) annual conference for the last several years, wearing many hats as an academic, representative of private industry and as a consultant. This year, set in picturesque Portsmouth, New Hampshire, ACLCA’s conference brought together more than 240 participants from industry, academia, government and NGOs to discuss the most up-to-date insights on LCA and its many applications. For the past two years, WSP has been a proud organizational member of ACLCA and I have had the opportunity to represent WSP on the ACLCA board of directors. During the conference, the board met to discuss several important topics, including updates to the ISO standards that govern LCA, education efforts in LCA and preparation and planning for future LCA events. On the first day of the conference, keynote speaker Greg Norris, chief scientist at the Living Future Institute, encouraged

Read More