Dubravka Skunca is LCA Representative and Expert for the European Commission, but also an SME Support leader at the European Regional Development Fund, a Business Consultant, and a Council Representative at various EIT groups. Dubravka is also LCA Leader for Green Protein, a European project which aims at a major innovation in the fields of protein production and food loss reduction in the EU by producing high-added value, food-grade functional proteins, and other ingredients out of green field waste.
If our industrial World wants, one day, to return to its circular origins, it will need to leverage the right tools. This is where LifeCycle Assessment or LCA kicks in.
Indeed, by evaluating the environmental impacts of a product or service over its entire life cycle, LCA provides a systematic framework to identify and assess environmental impacts associated with a product or service, including energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, waste generation, and as probably most interesting for us, water use.
Hence, LCA is a powerful decision-making tool that helps identify opportunities to reduce environmental impacts, improve efficiency, and promote circularity.
I won't tell you too much about it in this intro, as Dubravka will do that much better than me in a minute, but I'm pretty sure that the toolbox she'll present today can be of interest to help you take better and/or more sustainable decisions in the future!
So let's jump into it, of course, once I've reminded you that if you like what you hear, you can take this episode and share it with a friend, a colleague, your boss or your LinkedIn Network. Come on do it, and I'll meet you on the other side!
How to Leverage Life Cycle Assessment To Take Better Decisions