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Session 5.1: Levels: Social LCA applications for SME’s
Tuesday, 06/Sept/2022:
3:45pm - 5:15pm

Session Chair: Arthur Wolde
Session Chair: Mark Goedkoop
Location: Plenary hall

150 seats

Session Abstract

Social LCA might have the image of being complex and resource intensive, due to the novelty of the field and challenges with regards to data collection. For large companies this might not be a barrier for adoption, but if we want to leave no one behind in adopting Social LCA, we should also make sure that social LCA can be used and applied by SME’s. This session invites contributions that describe how social LCA can be more suitable for SME’s, how SME’s are currently assessing social impacts, how data can become more accessible for these companies, how to develop approaches to streamline S-LCA also through (partial) automation and how we can make sure that social LCA is also a valuable tool for SME’s.

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Social Life Cycle Assessment (S-LCA) in garment industry: an application of Psychosocial risk factors’ impact pathway.

Nathalie Iofrida1, Marina Mistretta2, Giovanni Gulisano1, Koldo Saez de Bikuña3, Anna Irene De Luca1

1Department of Agriculture (AGRARIA), University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy; 2Department of Heritage, Architecture, Urbanism, University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria (Italy); 3Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra

Quantitative screening with the 2021 Social Footprint method

Bo P Weidema

Aalborg University, Denmark

S-LCA: Towards a Standardized Goal and Scope Definition

Louisa Nickel1,2,3, Hans-Josef Endres1, Ulrike Grote2

1Institute of Plastics and Circular Economy, Leibniz Universität Hannover, An der Universität 2, 30823 Garbsen, Germany; 2Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Königsworther Platz 1, 30167 Hannover, Germany; 3Volkswagen AG, Post Box 1896, Berliner Ring 2, 38440 Wolfsburg, Germany

Social Life Cycle Assessment in the Hospitality Sector: a case of an Italian B&B

Ioannis Arzoumanidis, Manuela D'Eusanio, Andrea Raggi, Luigia Petti

University G. d'Annunzio, Italy

Evaluating the social performance of Ecuadorian textile MSMEs using Social Life Cycle Assessment

Erik Sigcha1, Lorena Siguenza-Guzman2,3, Daniel Merchan2, Bernarda Vasquez1, Fabiola Reino1, Dolores Sucozhanay1,4

1Inclusive Circular Economy and Sustainable Development Research Group. Department of Space and Population. University of Cuenca; 2Department of Computer Sciences. Faculty of Engineering. Universidad de Cuenca; 3Research Centre Accountancy, Faculty of Economics and Business. KU Leuven; 4Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. University of Cuenca

Assessing the Social Life Cycle Impacts of Denim Trousers Produced from Turkish Cotton

Ida Aguilar1, Malin Björkner1, Klara Midander2, Tomas Rydberg2, Nilay Elginoz Kanat2, Rickard Arvidsson3

1Industrial Ecology, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden; 2IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute; 3Environmental Systems Analysis, Chalmers University of Technology, Vera Sandbergs Allé 8, 41263, Gothenburg, Sweden

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