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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.


The Link between Health and Sustainability, by Way of Glyphosate and Our Microbiomes

Many of you know that my journey into sustainability started with an environmental illness. Some of you know that, after 15 years of apparently being cured, I am now beset with an autoimmune disease.


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!


EarthShift Global Analysts Study Colombia’s Move Away from Coca, Demonstrate Utility of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for Policy Development

A hopeful new chapter in Colombia’s history opened in 2016, with the signing of a peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla group.


LCA and the Circular Economy, Part 2: A Look at Reader Comments from Around the World

A few months ago, I shared some thoughts on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and its relationship to the concept of the circular economy, with a particular focus on LCA’s potential for assessing the environmental impacts of recycling and other end-of-life actions.


Our Journey with BioGals – Creating a Non-Profit to Build Waste-to-Energy Systems in Central America

We take great pleasure in highlighting inspiring work by sustainability practitioners.