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«Life Cycle Management»

Mainstreaming Life Cycle Sustainability Management in Rapidly Growing and Emerging Economies Through Capacity-BuildingHow to Implement Life Cycle Management in Business?Developed Policy OptionsCase StudiesApplications/Use of Hotspots AnalysisFrom Process Integration to Sustainable Supply Chain and Product ManagementTogether for Sustainability (TfS)Scale of ApplicationManaging Life Cycle Sustainability Aspects in the Automotive IndustryMissing LinksSustainable Value Creation with Life Cycle ManagementPolicy Options for Life Cycle Assessment Deployment in LegislationPromoting Life Cycle Thinking, Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Management Within Business in BrazilAction PlanLink with Other Sustainability Management InitiativesLife Cycle Management as a Way to Operationalize the Creating Shared Value Concept in the Food and Beverage Industry: A Case StudyPaths to Operationalize Sustainability Through Life Cycle Management in a Company: Illustrated ApplicationsLife Cycle Management: Labelling, Declarations and Certifications at the Product Level – Different ApproachesIntegration of Life Cycle Engineering into Company ProcessesGovernments: Facilitating Sustainable Consumption and LifestylesLife Cycle Management and Life Cycle Sustainability Management: A Clarification of TermsFrom Life Cycle Assessment to Life Cycle EngineeringOverview on Different ApproachesLife Cycle Management and Business OrganizationsMental Secondary ConsequencesSpace to Coordinate Efforts Around the WorldTowards a New Measure of the Environmental Life Cycle Performance of Products from Consumption PerspectiveKey ObservationsPlanSustainability as a Motivation GeneratorMethodsSteering Product Portfolio to Foster Sustainable SolutionsLife Cycle Management in Regional DevelopmentLimitations of the Suggested Approach and Life Cycle ManagementSustainability Value Creation FrameworkPerson or Household Level: Sustainable LifestylesWhat Is Hotspots Analysis?Identifying the Issues: Major Methodological ChallengesQualitative ApproachesDiscussionLooking into the Life Cycle Management AgendaBenchmarkMethodsNetworkingHigher Order Consequences of Economic TransactionsCommonalities and Differences Among MethodologiesLife Cycle Assessment as a Tool to Implement Life Cycle Management at VolkswagenEffective Communication with a Wider Set of StakeholdersMethodologySustainable Consumption on Different LevelsApproaches of Hotspots AnalysisSpace to Collaborate with ColleaguesCorporate Practice in Life Cycle ManagementKey OpportunitiesDefining the Strategy of Sustainable Value CreationLife Cycle Management: Concepts and DefinitionSpace to Develop a Coherent MessagingA Growing Number of UsersApproachGas NetworkHotspots Analysis: Providing the Focus for ActionImplementation of Life Cycle Sustainability ManagementImplementing EcodEX: A Product Design Tool at NestléResults and DiscussionLife Cycle Management: Implementing Sustainability in Business PracticeThe Overarching MessageTowards Smart Grids and Self-sufficiencyOpportunities: The User PerspectiveMethodologyWhat's Next: How to Tackle This Chasm?Assessing Sustainability Performance Within a Vehicle Life CycleMaking It HappenFrom Projects to Processes to Implement Life Cycle Management in BusinessAbout “Due Diligence”From Pioneers to Industry StandardsAudience and ApplicationResults and DiscussionMainstreaming Conditions in Selected CountriesSome Exemplary Information Transmission ApproachesV Implementation and Case Studies of Life Cycle Management in Different Business and Industry SectorsLinking with ManagementGender AspectsOpportunities for Sustainable Value CreationLife Cycle Management as a Way to Operationalize Sustainability Within OrganizationsDue Diligence: Assessment Through LCSA?Data Issues: Generating Electricity Life Cycle Inventory DatasetsQuantitative DeclarationsCommonalitiesFrom Trial to MaturitySelf-Declared Environmental ClaimsMarket for LCA ProfessionalsEnvironmental Profile of Urban Fabric ElementsActActors in Sustainable Consumption and Their Possible RolesSpace to Identify New Contacts, Apart from ConferencesChallengesScoping to Grow Project PhaseIdentification of Policy OptionsPotential for Mainstreaming Life Cycle Sustainability Management in Developing Countries: A Global Status AssessmentOutlineTaking Up Social Responsibility in the Value ChainImplementing Life Cycle Engineering in Automotive Development as a Helpful Management Tool to Support Design for EnvironmentSuccess Factors for Life Cycle Engineering Within the CompanyImplementationBeyond LCASustainability Improvements and Life Cycle Approaches in Industry PartnershipsCitizen: Sustainable Consumption Decisions and LifestylesContext for the StudyUsing Plastics Europe LCI InformationSecondary Consequences of Consumption DecisionsLife Cycle Management at VolkswagenLCA Studies and LCA DatabasesValue Creation and Life Cycle ManagementBox 20.1: A Practical Example: Renault's Efforts to Inform Their Consumers About Their Life Cycle Management WorkIV Mainstreaming and Capacity Building on Life Cycle ManagementLinking Life Cycle Assessment with Financial Value DriversLife Cycle Sustainability Assessment: A Tool for Exercising Due Diligence in Life Cycle ManagementThe Role of Life Cycle ManagementChanges in Available Household Resources and Consumption ConstraintsTypical Steps to Conduct Hotspots AnalysisDoContext of Corporations and ProductsImprove Collaboration Among the Life Cycle Community Across the GlobeCase Study of Vitamin C Business Development by Royal DSM NVII Advancing the Implementation of Life Cycle Management in Business PracticeDescription of Sustainable Value Framework for Chemical IndustryMainstreaming the Use of Life Cycle Management in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Using a Sector Based and Regional ApproachExample: Hot Stamped SteelLink Life Cycle Assessment with Business ObjectivesIdentification and Description of Characteristics of the Policy OptionsInitial BriefUser Perspective: Using Electricity Life Cycle Inventory DataCharacteristics of the Prioritized Policy OptionsJointly Explore New ApplicationsLightweight DesignFramework for Capacity-Building and Developing Capabilities to Mainstream Life Cycle Sustainability ManagementGrowth of SalesLife Cycle Management Applied to Urban Fabric PlanningOpportunities: The Research PerspectiveCommunication and Collaboration as Essential Elements for Mainstreaming Life Cycle ManagementLife Cycle Management Responsibilities and Procedures in the Value ChainNational Level: From Territorial Inventory to Including Burdens of Imported and Exported ProductsAnalysis and Derivation of Measurable Technical TargetsSelection of ApproachesI Introducing Life Cycle ManagementAttributesCollective Model for Life Cycle ManagementAudiences and Lessons LearnedOthersDevelopment of the Life Cycle Management Capability Maturity ModelUnderstanding “Alternatives” to Life Cycle AssessmentLife Cycle Inventory Data Platforms of AssociationsSector Maturity AssessmentOverviewUnderstanding the LCA Community ItselfBecome a Champion for Life Cycle AssessmentThe Urban FabricDiscussionCase Study of Spun-Dyed Modal Fibers from Lenzing AGCross Category EffectsShared LanguageBuilding Organizational Capability for Life Cycle ManagementAbout Social Responsibility of OrganizationsA Brief History of Life Cycle ApproachesIII Life Cycle Management as Part of Sustainable Consumption and Production Strategies and PoliciesEvolution in Assessment, Management and Reporting StandardsScreening to Identify PathwayResults and DiscussionDuration of SalesSustainability Improvements Support with Eco-Efficiency Studies: Pavement Preservation TechnologyBrazilian Business Network for Life Cycle AssessmentUse of Freed Household ResourcesOperating Margin and Capital ExpenditureCompany Case StudiesCalculating Targets for Hot Stamped SteelOther Tools Used to Identify Sustainability ImpactsLife Cycle Assessment of a CarChallenges and Next StepsWater Supply NetworkIndustry and Associations InitiativesSocial and Economic PerformancesGlobal Level: The Sum of All Consumption Versus the Planetary BoundariesSustainable Supply Chain to Reduce RisksMethodology and Criteria for the Assessment of Mainstreaming ConditionsGapsEvaluating Product Sustainability, a Contribution from CEFICCapacity-Building for Life Cycle Sustainability ManagementBusiness Functions/ActivitiesAutomotive Life CycleOptimizing the Urban Fabric DesignEase of UseConcluding RemarksExamples of Assessments and ApplicationsHow to Make the Life Cycle Assessment Team a Business PartnerEnvironmental BenchmarkingOrganizational ChallengesSewer NetworkMoving Towards Better CollaborationHappiness or Harm Due to Need (Over-) FulfilmentNeeds IdentificationProduct Level: From Functional Unit to Needs FulfilmentSystems and Tools for Life Cycle ManagementUnderstanding Major Product Sustainability TrendsThe Risk of Ignoring These TrendsSustainability to Increase Brand PerceptionImplementing Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Management Within CompaniesFrom Sustainable Production to Sustainable ConsumptionImplementation Procedure for Business Value Creation Based on Life Cycle Assessment in CompaniesCompanies: Sustainable ProductsBackground and Literature ReviewLong-Term Management Commitment to SustainabilityImplementation and Follow Up of Due Diligence Through LCM?CheckTaking Life Cycle Management Mainstream: Integration in Corporate Finance and AccountingThe Business ContextOutlookExploring Challenges and Opportunities of Life Cycle Management in the Electricity SectorScaling to Prepare Process PhasePaved Skin: Sidewalks and Light-Weight Traffic Road PavementHotspots Analysis Versus Other ToolsFrom Project to Process
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