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SimaPro 8.5 and ecoinvent 3.4 – Recorded Webinar

On March 13th, Paula Bernstein from the SimaPro team and Emilia Moreno Ruiz from ecoinvent joined forces to provide the webinar “SimaPro 8.5 with ecoinvent 3.4”. Emilia went through what is new and updated in the latest version of ecoinvent.  In addition, she showed how you can find certain information via the website’s ecoquery. Paula …

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What’s New in SimaPro 8.5?

SimaPro 8.5 has been released. In this new version, we focused on the databases ensuring quality, consistency and accuracy of the data. Ruba Fanous collaborated as part of the release team; in this blog she will walk you trough the main highlights.

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Outcomes of the LCA XVII SimaPro User Group Meeting in Portsmouth

On October 2nd, the evening before the LCA XVII Conference, North American SimaPro users gathered in the second annual User Group Meeting. Shelly Severinghaus, USA Partner of the SimaPro Worldwide Network, talks about the outcomes in this blog.

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SimaPro 8.4 and Agri-footprint 3.0 – Webinar

The SimaPro and Agri-footprint team joint forces in a webinar to explain the latest updates in the leading LCA software and agricultural LCA database. Please find here the recording of the webinar. Subscribe to our mailing list to keep updated of coming webinars and updates!

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Why circular economy business models need LCA (part 2): Seven steps to conduct a Circular Economy and LCA study

Circular economy business models are inspiring, but how do you know whether your circular design is actually good for the planet? Read here the seven steps you need to take to combine a CE and LCA study in SimaPro, and make better decisions.

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Why circular economy business models need LCA (part 1)

Circular economy business models are inspirational, but ‘Reduce, reuse and recycle’ may cause unexpected impacts. So, how do you know whether your circular approach or design is actually good for the planet? Be inspired, and use LCA for clarity.

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What is an input-output database for LCA?

IO databases help LCA practitioners do substantiated sustainability assessments, even if you do not have all the facts. Their statistical data helps you fill gaps, ensuring that the entire economy is covered. Find out about this useful tool.

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An introduction to water footprinting – part 2

Water footprinting is an excellent, science-based method to improve your environmental impact and mitigate risks. In this article: the 10 available methods laid out side by side, including an explanation of their differences.

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An introduction to water footprinting – part 1

Water footprinting is an excellent, science-based method to improve your environmental impact and mitigate risks. In this article: why is it important to do water footprinting, what benefits does it offer and how are water footprints calculated?

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Updated Impact Assessment Methodology ReCiPe2016

A major update of the commonly used life cycle impact model ReCiPe is available. In this piece, Laura Golsteijn and professor Mark Huijbregts, provide an overview of the key elements of the update for the lca community as well as some experiences from the method developers.

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