Assessing the sustainability of 3D printing of plastics

Lise Laurin

EarthShift Global

Lise Laurin is the CEO and Founder of EarthShift Global. Lise has been working with Sustainable Return on Investment (S-ROI) for over 17 years and uses the methodology to assist Fortune 500 companies and government agencies in decision making.


3D printing has the potential to change manufacturing of many types of products resulting in changes in the environmental, social and economic landscape. Which of these changes will actually occur depends upon many factors,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Lise Laurin (EarthShift Global)
  2. Tom Etheridge (HP, Inc.)
  3. Nathan Ayer (EarthShift Global)

Topic Areas

• Advances in methods (e.g., life cycle assessment, social impact assessment, resilience a , • Decision support methods and tools , • Sustainable consumption and production


TS-17 » Business and industry case studies (13:45 - Tuesday, 27th June, Room H)

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