The Business Case for Life Cycle Thinking

Year of Publication

2019

This report is a compilation of success stories from diverse businesses the world over, illustrating the important role that life cycle thinking (LCT) has played in improving both companies’ environmental credentials and commercial results.

Source:

United Nations Environment Programme

Author(s):

Mathieu Carey

Alexander David Koch

Geography:

Global

Type:

Case Study, Data

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows

This report is a compilation of success stories from diverse businesses the world over, illustrating the important role that life cycle thinking (LCT) has played in improving both companies’ environmental credentials and commercial results. The case studies presented are all testament to the myriad situations in which life-cycle approaches can help companies, large and small, overcome the challenges of the 21st Century to create win-win scenarios.