International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment – a Tool for Strategic Decision-Making
November 3 – 4 2011, Lille, France
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The [avniR] LCA platform is hosting a high-level conference on Life Cycle Assessment. TSC has been invited to present at this exclusive and practice-driven event, limited to 200 participants. The conference will bring together renowned global experts from business, research, and public policy to discuss LCA, particularly in the sectors of construction, transport, textile, and food and beverage. Also being discussed are issues of waste management, eco-labelling, communication, packaging and policy. With participants hailing from 13 different countries, it will be the largest bilingual event ever in France on Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Management.

See the full list of participants.

Bonnie Nixon, Executive Director at TSC, will be keynoting on bridging sustainability and business strategy. Nixon will meet with many retailers, companies, and organizations from Europe to discuss opportunities to collaborate towards supply chain innovation. Sarah Lewis, Manager of TSC’s Food, Beverage & Agriculture Sector, will also be participating. Other speakers include LCA experts from InterfaceFLOR (UK), Veolia (FR), Renault (FR), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the European Commission, the French Ministry for Environment and Sustainable Development, and the Institute for Product Development (Quebec).

This is a non-profit LCA conference focusing solely on building relationships and moving the work of LCA in business forward. A special Study Tour will provide international guests the opportunity to visit leading regional companies and research organisations engaged in LCA, as well as targeted networking opportunities with potential partners.


The [avniR] LCA platform helps organisations develop better products, systems and services through Life Cycle Management. We provide direct support for organisations in Northern France, and develop partnerships with national and international organisations to share tools and create new projects.

[avniR] is an initiative of the not-for-profit organisation cd2e. The cd2e is a team of environmental and business experts dedicated to supporting the environmental sector in Northern France and abroad.