[avniR] Conference brings together experts, scientists, businesses and policy makers of a wide range of sectors: textiles, construction, food, transportation, etc.. over 2 days. The goal is to share and exchange the latest scientific advances and allow companies, including SMEs, to better understand the challenges of the Life Cycle Thinking and Life Cycle Assessment to act for a society more respectful of the environment.
It is through Life Cycle Based, scientific articles, expertise, education or teaching methods of a product, process, service or supply chain that we tackle issues and new developpement.
"We must find a balance between comprehensive information and simplified approaches"
Hugo-Maria SCHALLY, Head of Unit eco-innovation and circular economy at the European Commission during plenary session « What are the worldwide trends in LCA? » - [avniR] conference 2014
"The Life Cycle Thinking has never been more important!"
Paul HOHNEN, international sustainability expert and moderator - [avniR] Conference 2014
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What is LCA?
Life Cycle Assessment is a methodology to evaluate the environmental
impact of a product, service or process, from the extraction of raw
materials to end of life disposal.
It allows companies and local authorities to:
/ anticipate regulation
/ better manage risks and costs associated with the life cycle of its activities
/ improve the functioning and quality of products and services
/ encourage sustainable production and consumption
/ measure the environmental benefits of products and services, and anticipate market expectations
Why the [avniR] Conference?
The [avniR] Conference aims to bring together large companies and SMEs, public authorities and international experts in order to:
/ better understand client and supplier expectations regarding LCA
/ help you identify tools tailored to your sector and situation
/ be inspired by good practices of companies and public authorities having implemented LCA
/ better target your purchasing policy by considering environmental impacts
/ be up to date on latest developments in environmental labelling, where France is leading the way
/ share experiences in a solutions-oriented environment
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