Moving towards SDG 12: LCA supporting responsible production and consumption

Serenella Sala

European Commission - Joint Research Centre - Directorate D - Sustainable Resources, Bio-Economy Uni

Serenella Sala is a scientific officer at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. At the JRC she is coordinating research activities on life cycle assessment (LCA), with specific focus on its application at meso and macro scale for supporting policies. She is an environmental scientist, holding a Phd in Ecology. Her research activities have been always focused on sustainability assessment of supply chains, adopting Life cycle assessment as reference methodology. With strong interdisciplinary approach, she developed methodologies and models for sustainable development, integrated environmental assessment, life cycle assessment, risk assessment for supporting eco-innovation of process and products as well as resource efficiency. Between 2001 and 2010, she was the coordinator of the Research Unit on Sustainable Development at the Department of Environmental Science at University of Milano Bicocca. She is a member of international boards and initiative on the development and harmonisation of life cycle impact assessment.


KN-1.3 » Invited Speaker (12:10 - Wednesday, 13th June, Rectorate - Aula Magna - First floor)