The objective of this course is to provide insight into the ISO critical review process and to provide guidance on how to prepare a study document that will allow you to have a more efficient and effective review process.
The course provides an overview of the ISO 14000 critical review process for LCA, with particular emphasis on how to design your LCA report to ensure a smooth and successful critical review. Tips and strategies are also provided on how to navigate the critical review process and avoid common pitfalls, many of which are associated with reporting requirements.
- Context and Concepts
- Origins of critical review in LCA
- ISO Principles and Requirements
- Types of critical review
- Current state of practice
- Reporting Requirements
- Single-product or internal reports
- Comparative Assertions
- Preparing Your Report
- General principles
- Required content
- Confidential information
- Documentation of the critical review process
- Common Pitfalls
- Common causes of a delayed process
Before the class, you will receive a PDF of the presentation slides, which you can use for note-taking during the class. These prove to be a great help when conducting your future LCAs.