Dynamic LCA
The project team published a paper entitled “Dynamic life cycle assessment (LCA) integrating life cycle inventory (LCI) and Enterprise resource planning (ERP) in an industry 4.0 environment”. The paper, published in the journal “Journal of Cleaner Production”, describes the main results of the LIFE Forture project regarding the dynamic assessment of environmental sustainability. Journal link: https://bit.ly/3nLmULi...
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ICESP and LIFE Forture
Recently, ICESP (Italian Platform of Actors for Circular Economy) promoted by ENEA (National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development) has recognised the results of the LIFE Forture project as an “Italian best practice for circular economy”, including the project in its database.  As a result, our project team will join some of the working groups on circularity issues, meeting periodically to develop reviews, technical reports...
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Digitalisation and Sustainability
Can digitalisation be an opportunity to implement sustainability? Last week, the project team tried to answer this question through a presentation during the webinar organised by CISE (Centre for Innovation and Economic Development). The event was an important chance to demonstrate how digitalisation has been successfully expoited in the LIFE Forture project to achieve a...
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Economic Impact Radical Innovation
The team of the LIFE Forture project has published a paper entitled “Participation in Group Companies as a Source of External Knowledge in Obtaining and Making Profitable Radical Innovations” in the scientific journal “Sustainability“. The results show that company groups can reduce costs in the exchange of technological knowledge, not only to develop radical innovations...
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Evolution of Social LCA Publication
How has the social pillar of sustainability evolved over the years? In order to answer this question, the LIFE Forture project team published a paper entitled “Social Life-Cycle Assessment: A Review by Bibliometric Analysis”. The paper reviews the literature on social life cycle assessment (S-LCA) published over the last 15 years (2003-2018). The paper shows...
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Circular Supply Chain
Rocío González-Sánchez, in collaboration with Davide Settembre Blundo, Anna Maria Ferrari and Fernando E. García-Muiña published a paper entitled “Main Dimensions in the Building of the Circular Supply Chain: A Literature Review”. The final objective of this work is to achieve a conceptual framework to study circular supply chain, which uses the main theoretical perspectives in strategic management literature.
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