‘Socializing’ sustainability: a critical review on current development status of social life cycle impact assessment method

@article{ChhipiShrestha2014SocializingSA,
  title={‘Socializing’ sustainability: a critical review on current development status of social life cycle impact assessment method},
  author={Gyan Chhipi-Shrestha and Kasun Hewage and Rehan Sadiq},
  journal={Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy},
  year={2014},
  volume={17},
  pages={579-596}
}
Social life cycle assessment (S-LCA) is a technique to assess the potential social impacts of a product or service caused by its life cycle. The aim of this paper is to critically review the methodologies applied in S-LCIA and establish its current development status by highlighting areas for improvement. The UNEP/SETAC Guidelines published in 2009 provided general procedures for conducting S-LCA, but lack S-LCIA methods. Many new S-LCIA methods have been proposed but these are inherently… CONTINUE READING

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