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Operational Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment Methodology Supporting Decisions Towards a Circular Economy

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Final Conference of the ORIENTING Project + WCEF2024 accelerator session

18th April 2024, 14:00 – 18:30 CEST – Brussels BIP Meeting Center (Brussels, Belgium)

For over three years, the ORIENTING project has worked on developing an operational Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (LCSA) methodology that – building upon the Product Environmental Footprint for the environmental dimension – overcomes the key deficiencies of existing schemes to assess sustainability of complex product systems, including topics related to product circularity and criticality. The methodology is supported by a toolbox that enables its successful implementation in practice and adoption by SMEs, facilitating the interpretation of sustainability information.

The ORIENTING Consortium is glad to announce the ORIENTING Final Conference, which will take place on Thursday, 18th of April 2024, from 14:00 to 18:30 CEST, in Brussels, Belgium. The Conference is organized in two parts:

  • Part I, 14:00 – 17:00 CET. “ORIENTING Final Conference“. It is aimed at officially presenting the main results of the project and targets policy makers, industry organisations, research institutions and NGOs.
  • Part II, 17:00 – 18:30. “Toolbox for sustainable circular products: results from the ORIENTING project“. This part of the conference is an accelerator session at the World Circular Economy Forum 2024 (WCEF), and targets companies of any size for showcasing and deep diving into the ORIENTING toolbox for evaluating sustainable circular solutions.

This final conference is an opportunity to learn about the main results achieved and understand and discuss their applicability in different decision contexts, in the light of ongoing and forthcoming policy initiatives, such as, prominently, the Ecodesign for Sustainable Product Regulation and the Green Claims Directive, among others.

You are warmly invited to take part in this afternoon event in Brussels. We look forward to hosting you and celebrating this important result with an informal drinks reception and networking event at the end of the day.  

PROGRAMME

The event will start with a keynote speech by an expert on the value of adopting a life cycle and sustainability perspective to support decisions towards a circular economy, followed by the presentation of ORIENTING´s results. A panel discussion with political representatives will close the first part of the event.

The second part of the day will deal with the ways in which companies could make use of ORIENTING´s results.

Here you can find de final programme.

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REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5th of April, 2024

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