Organizational Life Cycle Assessment: method and results of the pilot phase

Silvia Forin

Technische Universitaet Berlin

Silvia Forin is a researcher at TU Berlin, Chair of Sustainable Engineering, since 2015. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Physics from TU Berlin and a Master's degree in Environmental Management from FU Berlin. Silvia Forin works currenty at projects related to Organizational Life Cycle Assessment (UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative - Flagship Activity LCA in Organizations), and Water Footprint for Organizations.  In this area, she leads the development of guidelines for the application of Water Footprint to organizations. She formerly worked in the fiel of climate economics as a student researcher at Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change.


Organizations such as companies, NGOs and public administrations face increasing challenges in measuring and transparently reporting their overall environmental impacts. Common methods focus either on the environmental impacts... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Silvia Forin (Technische Universitaet Berlin)
  2. Julia Martínez-Blanco (Technische Universitaet Berlin)
  3. Martin Henßler (Daimler AG)
  4. Klaus Ruhland (Daimler AG)
  5. Nadine Hotzwik (Daimler AG)
  6. Llorenc Mila-i-Canals (UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative)
  7. Atsushi Inaba (Kogakuin University)
  8. Matthias Finkbeiner (Technische Universitaet Berlin)

Topic Areas

• Business and industry practices / case studies , • Advances in methods (e.g., life cycle assessment, social impact assessment, resilience a , • Sustainable consumption and production


MS-4 » LCA new developments 1 (10:00 - Monday, 26th June, Room G)

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