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An Alternative for Interpreting Comparative LCAs: Try Ranking the Results Using Multi-Attribute Analysis

Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) involve trade-offs and prioritization. Use Stochastic Multi-Attribute Analysis (SMAA) to reflect both performance and decision-maker values.

Race4Good at the EarthShift Global Community Meeting At the LCA XVIII conference in Fort Collins, CO

EarthShift Global had the honor to host a mini-Race4Good at the recent LCA XVIII conference. The event picked up on a challenge I presented at last year’s conference to develop Cascading Non-Linear Solutions to today’s Cascading Non-Linear Problems - and through this blog, you will have a chance to participate in the problem-solving process in the coming weeks.

Am I Drinking Oil? Reflections on the Value of Life Cycle Thinking

Image of Child's Diorama of angry clouds
 EarthShift Global’s Nathan Ayer recently spoke with his son’s elementary school class, which was a great reminder how important it is to step outside our daily bubble.

Want to Fulfill A Basic Mission of Sustainable Business Thinking? Start Taking Litter into Account in Life Cycle Assessments

Litter is all around us, especially plastic litter – and we owe it to our commissioners and our profession to start taking it into account in our LCAs

Welcoming Our New Sustainability Intern, Kamyar Raoufi

The doctoral student from Oregon State brings diverse skills to interpreting uncertainty and complex results – and is extending an educational tool he helped develop