Life Cycle Management puts life cycle thinking into a business context. The
guidebook Life Cycle Management - a business guide
to sustainability is produced as part of the UNEP/ SETAC Life Cycle Initiative
and covers the topics of:
- Sustainability and life cycle thinking based on the triple bottom line,
- Life Cycle Management in practice in the various departments of a company
- The implementation using a step by step approach to plan, do, check and
Throughout the guide examples from developing countries and SMEs (as part of
the value chain) are presented. The guidebook includes references to tools and
further (easy) reading.
CD-ROM on Life Cycle Management and Related Materials of the UNEP/SETAC Life
This CD-ROM (with a menu of content available in English, French, Spanish,
Chinese, Portuguese and Japanese) contains selected materials on Life Cycle
Management and related topics from the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative and
UNEP. The materials contained are resources for the educators training tomorrow's
professionals in businesses. Specially, the training materials on Life Cycle
Management is a flexible tool which provides a synthesis of theoretical and
methodological knowledge illustrated by numerous specific case studies.
In this regard, it offers all kinds of pedagogic resources - short presentations,
campaign analyses, exercises, web links, bibliographies and more than 20 downloadable
documents - to encourage multipliers, trainers and business representatives
to think about and involve themselves in one of the major issues facing society
This CD-ROM has been produced by the United Nations Environment Programme in
partnership with Danish Standards.
View the CD-ROM online.