While LCA case studies often compile huge amounts of data and nowadays utilise advanced software, their managerial applications often lag behind. This issue presents recent research on life-cycle management (LCM) to overcome these limitations..
Table of ContentsIntroductionStefan Seuring, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, GermanyModels for Defining LCM, Monitoring LCM Practice and Assessing its FeasibilityInés García Sánchez, Henrik Wenzel and Michael Søgaard Jørgensen, Technical University of DenmarkOrganising Life-cycles in Supply Chains: Linking Environmental Performance to Managerial DesignsGeoffrey J.L.F. Hagelaar, Jack G.A.J. van der Vorst and Willem J. Marcelis, Wageningen University, The NetherlandsOrganising Environmental Supply Chain Management. Experience from a Sector with Frequent Product Shifts and Complex Product Chains: The Case of the Danish Textile SectorMarianne Forman, Denmark, and Michael Søgaard Jørgensen, Technical University of DenmarkReducing Life-Cycle Environmental Impacts through Systems of Joint UseOksana Mont, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics at Lund University, SwedenSEEbalance®: Managing Sustainability of Products and Processes with the Socio-Eco-Efficiency Analysis by BASFIsabell Schmidt and Manfred Meurer, Karlsruhe University, Germany, Peter Saling and Andreas Kicherer, BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Germany, and Wolfgang Reuter and Carl-Otto Gensch, Öko-Institute.V., GermanySocial Demands in Life-cycle ManagementYoram Krozer, Cartesius Institute of the University of Twente, The Netherlands