Social Life Cycle Assessment: An Insight by Subramanian Senthilk MuthuSocial Life Cycle Assessment: An Insight by Subramanian Senthilk Muthu

Social Life Cycle Assessment: An Insight

bySubramanian Senthilk Muthu

Paperback | October 14, 2016

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This book details the primary concepts of Social Life Cycle Assessment (S-LCA), integration of social aspects in product life cycles, quantification of social impacts in S-LCA, impact categorization in S-LCA, methodological aspects of S-LCA, and detailed case studies. As the societal implications of producing a product are coming to take on a new importance, the concept of Social Life Cycle Assessment has recently been developed and is becoming increasingly prominent. However, S-LCA is still in its infancy and its impact categories for many industrial segments are still under development.

Dr. Subramanian Senthilkannan is currently working for SGS as a global sustainability consultant, based at Hong Kong. He gained his diploma, bachelors and masters in Textile Technology from premier institutes of India. He was awarded doctorate from The Institute of Textiles and Clothing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for his d...
Title:Social Life Cycle Assessment: An InsightFormat:PaperbackDimensions:252 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:October 14, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811013640

ISBN - 13:9789811013645

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Table of Contents

A Review of Social Life Cycle Assessment Methodologies.- Socioeconomic LCA of Milk Production in Canada.- Social life cycle assessment in the South African sugar industry: Issues and views.- Social Life cycle assessment application: stakeholder implication in cultural heritage sector.- Assessment of Social Impacts of Chemical and Food Products in the Czech Republic.- Partial Organization and Social LCA development: The creation and expansion of an epistemic community.- Social Life cycle assessment in a managerial perspective: an integrative approach for business strategy.