Tuesday 11 September 2018

S-LCA Conference (download the program_S-LCA)


9:00 – 9:30  Outcomes from the Industry Workshop

Room 31 – University G.d’Annunzio – Ground floor

Matthias Finkbeiner, Alessandra Zamagni, Marzia Traverso, Luigia Petti

9:30 – 9:50

Keynote speaker: Haryati Zainal, Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malaysia 

Social Life Cycle Assessment in a Developing Country Context with the example of the Malaysian Oil Palm Industry

9:50 – 11:00

 The voice of the industry: how do companies use Social LCA?

Room 31 – University G.d’Annunzio – Ground floor

Chairs: Marzia Traverso (RWTH Aachen University, DE)– Matthias Finkbeiner (Technische Universität Berlin, DE)

Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment: a first approach and take-home messages in Magneti Marelli

Rubina Riccomagno (Magneti Marelli SpA, IT), Massimo Delogu (University of Florence, IT)

Sustainable Guar Initiative (SGI) – social impact characterization of an integrated sustainable project

Marie Vuaillat(Evea, FR), Wathelet Alain*, Viot Jean-Fraçois*, Laurent Flore*(*Solvay, FR), Martz Patricia (L’Oréal, FR), Arsac Paul (L’Oréal, FR), Zaaraoui Nisrine Carmen (L’Oréal, FR), Causse Samuel (Evea, FR)

 Integrating SLCA in Product Design at Nestlé

Urs Schenker, Karen Cooper, Sharla Halvorson (Nestlé Research Center, CH)

 Social Analysis within the SEEBALANCE® for a detailed assessment of social impacts of products and processes

Peter Saling, Ana Alba Perez, Peter Kölsch, Thomas Gruenenwald (BASF SE, DE)


11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break and poster session

 Acquario areaUniversity G.d’Annunzio – First floor

11:30 – 13:00  Parallel sessions – Agro-food, biorefineries and beyond

Room De Tommaso – University G.d’Annunzio – First floor

 Chairs: Rickard Ardvisson (Chalmers University of Technology, SE) –Sabrina Neugebauer(RWTH Aachen University, DE)

 S-LCA in Agricultural Systems – U.S. Corn Production as Case Study

Markus Frank*, Thomas Laginess (BASF, US), Jan Schöneboom* (*BASF SE, DE)

Small but Complex: Assessing Social Impacts on Smallholders in Agri-food Sector

Diana Indrane(Independent, LV), Urs Schenker (Nestlé Research Center, CH), Thomas Andro (Solvay, FR), Mark Goedkoop (PRé Sustainability, NL), Ilonka de Beer (Sandalfon, NL)

Social life cycle assessment of rural cassava starch factories in Cauca-Colombia in the post-conflict

Luis A. Taborda Andrade(Universidad Nacional de Colombia/ SIS-Group, CO), Thierry Tran (CIRAD, CO), Dominic Dufour (CIRAD, FR), Leonor Patricia Güereca (UNAM, MX), Franziska Eisfeldt (SIS-Group, DE)

 Social performance evaluation of an artisanal apparel brand in Peru using Social LCA

Juan David Villegas (SIS-Group, CO),Franziska Eisfeldt (SIS-Group, DE), Luis A. Taborda Andrade (Universidad Nacional de Colombia/ SIS-Group, CO), Carolina Chanis (SIS-Group, CO)

 Assessing fair wages in social life cycle assessment of agricultural product: case of Thai sugarcane

Jittima Prasara-A (Mahasarakham University, TH), Shabbir H. Gheewala (King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, TH)

Specific indicators and challenges for the assessment of life cycle impacts on intangible cultural heritage in South America

Franziska Eisfeldt(SIS-Group, DE), Juan David Villegas (SIS-Group, CO),Carolina Chanis (SIS-Group, CO), Luis A. Taborda Andrade (Universidad Nacional de Colombia/ SIS-Group, CO)

The choice of social indicators within technology development – the case of mobile biorefineries in Europe

Birgit Brunklaus, Stefan Molnar, Gustav Sandin, Johan Toren, Mikael Mangold (Research Institutes of Sweden, SE)

What social priorities for agro-business now if the future is realized as planned?

Catherine Macombe (IRSTEA, FR)


11:30 – 13:00

Parallel sessions – Lessons learned from the implementation and communication of Social LCA

Room 31 – University G.d’Annunzio – Ground floor

Chairs: Catherine Benoit-Norris (NewEarth B/ Harvard, US)Mark Goedkoop (PRé Sustainability, NL)

 Using the social hotspots database to assess the social risks of prospective value chains: The case of D-Factory

Diego Penãloza(Research Institutes of Sweden, SE), Heiko Keller (Institute for Energy and Environmental Research Heidelberg, DE)

Product Social Impact Assessment: a case study from the automotive sector

Laura Zanchi*, Alessandra Zamagni* (*Ecoinnovazione Srl, IT),Rubina Riccomagno (Magneti Marelli SpA, IT), S Maltese (University of Bologna/University of Florence, IT), Massimo Delogu (University of Florence, IT)

 The Product Social Metrics consensus developed by major companies

Mark Goedkoop (PRé Sustainability, NL), Ilonka de Beer (Sandalfon, NL)

 S-LCA based social sustainability tool for companies

Anu Reinikainen, Karetta Timonen, Sirpa Kurppa (Natural Resources Institute Finland – Luke, FI)

 Towards a harmonized communication of products’ social impacts

Marzia Traverso (RWTH Aachen University, DE), Catherine Benoit-Norris (NewEarth B, US)Bettina Heller (UN Environment, FR)

Social Footprint as an element of enhancing the “social identity” of a product

Claudia Strasserra(Bureau Veritas, IT)


13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

Acquario areaUniversity G.d’Annunzio – First floor

14:00 – 16:00
Policy Workshop               Measuring the social pillar in the policy agenda
Room 31 – University G.d’Annunzio – Ground floor

 Chairs:  Alessandra Zamagni and  Paolo Masoni (Ecoinnovazione spin-off of ENEA, IT)

  Antonella Ballone (Member of  the General Council of Confindustria Rome, CEO of Baltour and President of Eurolines, IT)

Introduction to the workshop

Keynote speaker: Gwenole Cozigou, DG GROW, Director Industrial policy and sustainability, the role of social dimension

  Develop and apply social indicators to support policy making 

Feng Wang, Life Cycle Initiative 

   The social criteria in the procurement policies: experiences from the Member States

  • Simone Ricotta (ARPAT – Italian Management Committee of the National Action Plan for Green Public Procurement, IT)  
  • Milan Bijl, PIANOo (Dutch Public Procurement Expertise Centre, NL)
  •  Pia Trulsen (Contract Manager and CSR Responsible, Norwegian Hospital Procurement, NO)
16:00 – 16:30  Coffee break and poster session

Acquario areaUniversity G.d’Annunzio – First floor

16:30 – 17:00
Keynote speaker: Giorgio Vittadini, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy  

S-LCA on partially ordered data

Room 31 – University G.d’Annunzio – Ground floor

17:00 – 17:45

Social LCA and policy applications

Room 31 – University G.d’Annunzio – Ground floor

 Chairs: Bettina Heller (UN Environment, FR) Henrikke Baumann (Chalmers University of Technology, SE)

 Challenges and opportunities of using Social LCA in the Norwegian construction and public procurement

Selamawit Mamo Fufa, Åshild Lappegard Hauge, Sofie Mellegård (SINTEF, NO)

 Social risk in raw materials extraction: a macro-scale assessment

Umberto Eynard*, Lucia Mancini*, Franziska Eisfeldt (GreenDelta, DE), Andreas Ciroth (GreenDelta, DE), David Pennington* (*Joint Research Centre, IT)


20:00 – 23:00
Gala dinner      (bus departure at 18:15)