Blog archive: November 2014

Creating shared value with Life Cycle Assessment

November 19, 2014 by Bo Weidema

Life Cycle Assessment is not about blaming businesses for negatively impacting environmental or social conditions – rather, it is about identifying leverage points for improving the role of business in society. In many ways, enterprises have the powers to solve issues that societies have struggled with for many years – namely the internalisation of the social (and environmental) externalities. “Creating Shared Value”, “Net positive” and “Handprints” are some of the existing business concepts that aim to shift the focus from…

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