Projects 2016-17

UNEP LCA awards project 2017

Life Cycle Initiative in association with FICCI had launched the 2017 LCA Awards scheme in June at CILCA 2017 in Medellin Columbia with an objective of encouraging the use of LCA/M approaches and develop regional capability to use LCA tools for improved decision-making in developing countries. 62 applications were received under the scheme, out of which 44 were accepted for implementing practical projects from July 2017 to July 2018. Watch this space for more news on the results of the implemented projects.

Ecoinvent LCA Database collection project, 2016-17

FICCI in association with ecoinvent center ( and Quantis International ( collected the life cycle inventory database for Indian textile and agriculture sectors. The database will be available shortly in the ecoinvent database. To know more please contact Ms. Archana Datta at

Capacity building and networking events in India in the field of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) , 2017-2018

Under the framework of the Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) programme, the project was commissioned by ecoinvent and led by FICCI and Quantis to undertake designing and delivering capacity building and knowledge sharing events spread over 7 months across India in the field of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

The overall objective of this project was to develop a coordinated collaboration and exchange of knowledge for design and delivery of a series of capacity building and knowledge sharing events on LCA targeted at Indian stakeholders between August 2017 and May 2018.

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