Monday 10 September 2018

S-LCA Conference


8:30 – 9:00


9:00 – 10:30

Welcome and Opening of the conference

Rector of the University “G. d’Annunzio”

Dean of the Department of Economic Studies, Prof Chiara Meo

President of the SEAGS, Prof Michele Rea

Marcello Vinciguerra, Hubruzzo Fondazione Industria Responsabile Founding Member

Keynote speaker: Frank Vanclay, University of Groningen

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 13:00

Social LCA: rationale, key issues and complementarity with LCA

Beyond a CSR context towards pluralism in SLCA: exploring alternative social theoretical perspectives

Rickard Arvidsson (Chalmers University of Technology, SE)

 Functional unit definition criteria in LCA and Social LCA: a discussion

Ioannis Arzoumanidis (University “G. d’Annunzio”, IT)

Complementarity of social and environmental indicators in assessing the sustainability of the mining industry

Claudia Di Noi (GreenDelta GmbH, DE)

To assess use phase impacts in S-LCA

Elisabeth Ekener (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, SE)

 Transitioning towards bioeconomy: assessing the social dimension through the lenses of the stakeholders

Pasquale Marcello Falcone (Unitelma Sapienza – University of Rome, IT)

Pathways to S-LCA interpretation – where to start

Jasmin Werker (Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH, DE)

 Weighting and scoring in Social Life Cycle Assessment

Breno Barros Telles do Carmo (Univeridade Federal Rural do Semi-Arido, BR)


13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 16:00

Parallel session – Sector-specific applications of Social LCA

Preliminary evaluation of data collection methods for SLCA studies

Jaylton Bonacina de Arauijo (Federal Technological University of Paraná, BR)

SLCA of events: application of a LCA-based method in the event impact analyses

Juliana Rodrigues Vieira Tkatch (Universidade Federal Fluminense, BR)

The role of social sustainability in aviation biofuel supply chains

Zhizhen Wang (TU Delft, NL)

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

Catherine Macombe (IRSTEA, FR)

 Assessing the Social Sustainability of Frugal Products

 Ana Carvalho (CIAT, CO)

Including social aspects in the sustainability management of organisations – Implications of the application of social life cycle assessment in the energy industry in Sweden

Sebastian Welling (IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, SE)

 Social Life Cycle Assessment of Niobium Mining in Brazil in a Circular Economy context

Sabrina Neugebauer (RWTH Aachen University, DE)


14:00 – 16:00

Parallel session – Social LCA at organisational level and in the framework of a sustainability assessment

Setting the SOLCA concept framework to the artisanal and small-scale mining sector: a case study

Elisabetta Zerazion (Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, IT)

How previous experiences of companies may support the definition of Goal and Scope phase in the Social Organisational Life Cycle Assessment (SO-LCA)

Manuela D’Eusanio (University “G. d’Annunzio”, IT)

How can Social organizational LCA (SOLCA) benefit from existing and improve future sustainability reporting of companies?

Annekatrin Lehmann (Technische Universität Berlin,  DE)

 Social life cycle assessment through the framework Multi-Level Social Life Cycle Assessment (ML-SLCA) of the bioelectricity generation in Floreana Island

Israel Herrera Orozco (CIEMAT, ES)

 Bioeconomy network mapping and assessment of sustainability performance

Galyna Medyna (Natural Resources Institute Finland- Luke, FI)

 Structure of a Net Positive analysis for supply chain social impacts

Catherine Benoit Norris  (NewEarth B/ Harvard, US)

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 16:50

Keynote speaker: Heinz Zeller, Hugo Boss

17:30 – 19:00

Workshop Industry – upon registration only (at Marramiero Winery)

18:00 – 20:00

Marramiero Winery aperitif