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The Business Case for Sustainability Assessment

Organizations managing for sustainability focus on the “triple bottom line” — the three bottom lines of planet, people, and profit.


New Advances in LCA Provide Quicker, More Robust Results—Learn More!

As Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) has been increasingly adopted as an analytical tool by corporations, organizations, and public agencies, there’s been a parallel rise in research into how LCA is done and how its utility for sustainability assessment and decision-making can be improved.


Our New Video on Sustainability Attributes vs. Impacts: How LCA Insights Help You Reduce Risk, Serve Customers Better

With ever-increasing interest in sustainability, companies serving both consumer and B-to-B markets often find it beneficial to highlight an attribute of a product, process, or piece of packaging that sounds good from a sustainability perspective.


What is LCA’s Role in Quantifying Social Justice?

Recent Black Lives Matter protests and the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus pandemic on minority populations have heightened societal awareness of systemic inequalities.


How O-LCA Can Identify Your Organization’s Most Effective Ways of Reducing Environmental Impact

Organizations seeking to reduce their environmental impact typically implement a range of different actions. They may focus on reducing emissions from employee commuting by encouraging carpooling, cycling, or (depending on pandemic conditions) use of public transportation or working from home.


A Request from Lise Laurin: Please Help Review the Newest Segment of the LCA Capability Roadmap

The Covid-19 pandemic is giving us all a good lesson in the importance of contributing to one’s community.


How To Get Better At Life Cycle Assessments (Seriously)

Knowledge is power, and any company pursuing more sustainable business practices needs to know the impact of its products at every stage—from raw materials to reuse, recycling or disposal.


Congratulations to Our Client HP, Chosen As America’s Most Responsible Company by Newsweek

News week magazine has just published its first report on America’s Most Responsible Companies, and we were delighted to see that our longtime client HP is number one!