Lessons on Responsible Consumption of Resources from a Developing Country: Environmental LCA of Cataract Surgery in India


The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 12 and 13 address ‘responsible consumption of resources’ and ‘action to combat climate change.’ Healthcare providers often overlook these goals, despite the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Cassandra Thiel (New York University)
  2. Emily Schehlein (University of Maryland School of Medicine)
  3. Thulasiraj Ravilla (Aravind Eye Care System)
  4. R.D. Ravindran (Aravind Eye Care System)
  5. Alan Robin (Johns Hopkins University)
  6. Osamah Saeedi (University of Maryland Medical Center)
  7. Joel Schuman (New York University)

Topic Areas

• Industrial ecology in developing countries , • Life cycle sustainability assessment , • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals


WS-17 » Sustainable consumption and production systems (13:45 - Wednesday, 28th June, Room H)

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