Assessing the eco-efficiency of materials: Methodology development and Japanese case study

Sébastien Dente

Ritsumeikan University

Sebastien Dente is a senior researcher at Ritsumeikan University in the sustainable resource and waste management laboratory of Pr. Seiji Hashimoto.


Resource productivity is an indicator used in environmental management policy and defined as the ratio between indicators of economic activities, e.g. Gross Domestic Production (GDP) at the national level, and the weight of... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Sébastien Dente (Ritsumeikan University)
  2. Chika Aoki-Suzuki (Institute for Global Environmental Strategies)
  3. Seiji Hashimoto (Ritsumeikan University)

Topic Areas

• Environmentally and socially-extended input-output analysis , • Socio-economic metabolism and material flow analysis , • Advances in methods (e.g., life cycle assessment, social impact assessment, resilience a


MS-8 » Sustainability assessment of materials (11:45 - Monday, 26th June, Room E)

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