21. Life Cycle Sustainability Analysis

  1. Mary Ann Curran
  1. Alessandra Zamagni1,
  2. Jeroen Guinée2,
  3. Reinout Heijungs2 and
  4. Paolo Masoni1

Published Online: 6 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118528372.ch21

Life Cycle Assessment Handbook: A Guide for Environmentally Sustainable Products

Life Cycle Assessment Handbook: A Guide for Environmentally Sustainable Products

How to Cite

Zamagni, A., Guinée, J., Heijungs, R. and Masoni, P. (2012) Life Cycle Sustainability Analysis, in Life Cycle Assessment Handbook: A Guide for Environmentally Sustainable Products (ed M. A. Curran), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118528372.ch21

Editor Information

  1. Cincinnati, OH, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    LCA & Ecodesign Laboratory – ENEA (Italian National Agency for new Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development), Bologna, Italy

  2. 2

    Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118099728

Online ISBN: 9781118528372

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Keywords:

  • Life cycle sustainability analysis;
  • mechanisms;
  • deepening;
  • broadening;
  • normative positions;
  • empirical knowledge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • LCA and Sustainability Questions

  • A Framework for Life Cycle Sustainability Analysis

  • Future Directions for Research