LCA

    Leadership change for LCA committee at ISO

    Dr Peter Saling has been appointed president of the SC5 Life Cycle Assessment Group, the committee that developed the LCA standards ISO 14040 and 14044 and the water footprint standard ISO 14046. He is joined by new vice-chair Dr Nydia Suppen-Reynaga and new secretary Mr. Jean-Charles Michaud. Currently, the SC5 is preparing for an update of LCA standards ISO 14040 and 14044. If you would like to contribute to this work, from a New Zealand perspective, contact Sarah McLaren s.mclaren@massey.ac.nz (m) 021423178.

    Thinkstep announces upgrade to LCI Databases

    Thinkstep, a global leader in sustainability performance management software, data and services, recently announced the availability of its GaBi Databases 2017 Edition, the latest update to the world's leading Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) Data. The newly-released product extends coverage to include regionalization of water assessment data, land use flows and quantities, hazardous and municipal waste treatment datasets, electricity and fuel data for more countries and regions worldwide, EPDs (Environmental Product Declarations) and a wide range of new industry association data.

    Dulux releases declaration on the environmental impact of paint

    In a first for Australian paint companies, Dulux Australia has published and released in-depth environmental documentation on its products to assist architects, specifiers and construction industry members in achieving sustainable and Green Star certified projects. Read more here.

    India's largest sustainability awards recognizes leaders and innovators for 2016

    The Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards were announced in New Delhi recognizing large

    UK Jobs! Closing Soon...

    Are you studying in NZ? Would you like to work in the UK to gain experience? Then check out these two positions:

    Unilever - Environmental Sustainability Scientist - Closing 13th February

    https://unilever.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?job=170001MM (or go to the Unilever careers website and search for Sustainability)

    AES Sustainabiltiy Consultants - Trainee Sustainability Consultants / SAP Assessors - Closing 17th February

    Next LCANZ Event - March Workshop

    LCANZ next workshop is planned for 31st March 2017. The workshop will be held jointly with the Product Development Management Association of New Zealand (PDMA).

    Keep checking our website for more details!

     

    Water Footprinting Workshop - Slides

    Thank you to all who attended the Water Footprinting workshop and helped ot make it such a successful day.

    The slides can be found here: http://lcm.org.nz/water-footprint-workshop-0

    LCANZ AGM Presentations

    The presentations from the LCANZ AGM are available now! View them on the LCANZ AGM event.

    Associate Professor/Professor in Environmental Management

    Massey University has a position available for a senior academic in Environmental Management. This is a permanent position based on Palmerston North, and the successful candidate will work on agricultural and environmental management issues. More details at:

    http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/9481/associate-professor-professor-in-environmental-management

    Award-winning product designer David Trubridge and thinkstep are first to register an EPD in the new Australasian Programme

    Internationally renowned product designer David Trubridge and sustainability expert thinkstep have announced viagra sans ordonnance the registration of the first Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) under the Australasian EPD® Programme.

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