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Social Life Cycle Analysis: Why Does It Lurk In the Shadow of Environmental LCA?

The term “Life Cycle Analysis” (LCA) is largely assumed to be the technique used for the assessment of the total environmental impact associated with a product or process. This assumption does, however, neglect the inclusion of the other sustainability pillars which form a total “Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment”— social and economic impacts. Making truly well-informed decisions for sustainable development requires the consideration of all three aspects.

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