The environmental performance of products and the sustainability communication
in the companies is topical in the discussions at the moment. The actors in
the whole value chain can influence on environmental impacts. The seminar
provides essential and up to date information concerning environmental
sustainability evaluation based on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). Furthermore,
Carbon Footprint and Water Footprint concept are discussed.
Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a tool that can be used to evaluate the
environmental impacts of products from raw material manufacturing until end
use and recycling or disposal. LCA can be used in product development and in
communicating about the product's environmental performance. Among the newest
applications of LCA are Carbon Footprint and Water Footprint.
Registration: Registration time extended until 12.1.2010. Fill FORM
in web page. The seminar fee is EUR 440 (+ VAT 22 %).
- Find solutions to your most pressing questions on Carbon Footprint
What is a reliable life cycle assessment (LCA)?
- Hear how to utilize
LCA in product development
- What is water footprint concept?
The seminar gives basic information about LCA and presents different ways to
utilize the method. In addition, concept and principles of calculating Carbon
Footprint and Water Footprint are presented. Furthermore, the seminar will
provide new ideas and case examples of both customer projects and research.
Who should attend?
The seminar is targeted for Research and Development people, but it will also
give valuable information for sales and marketing purposes. The seminar aim is
to give essential, up to date information about the basics of LCA and
utilization of LCA effectively. Furthermore, it will give a point of view to
today’s sustainability communication needs.
Questions to be set beforehand
How to measure and reduce your company’s environmental impact in the supply
chain? How transport of products and raw materials affect Carbon Footprint? Is
your product carbon neutral? How to communicate sustainability issues with
customers and consumers? What things shall be taken into account when the
comparability of LCA is assessed?
These and other current topics on sustainability will be discussed on seminar.
For discussion the questions can be sent beforehand. Questions should be
delivered to Minna Nors or Merja Kariniemi latest 4th of January, 2010.
Registration fee: EUR 440 (+ VAT 22 %).
The fee covers the lectures, materials, handouts, exercises and workshops as
well as meals and refreshments during the training.
If for some reason you are unable to attend, let us know no less than 14 days
before the seminar begins. If a cancellation is made after that date, 50% of
the seminar fee will be collected. If no notification of cancellation is
received, the participation fee will be charged in full. The participation can
be changed to another person in the company with no additional cost.