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Subcategory assessment method for social life cycle assessment: a case study of high-density polyethylene production in Alberta, Canada

Subcategory assessment method for social life cycle assessment: a case study of high-density... Int J Life Cycle Assess (2018) 23:116–132 DOI 10.1007/s11367-017-1303-1 SOCIETAL LCA Subcategory assessment method for social life cycle assessment: a case study of high-density polyethylene production in Alberta, Canada 1 1 Marwa Hannouf & Getachew Assefa Received: 8 August 2016 /Accepted: 6 March 2017 /Published online: 16 March 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract In addition, the stakeholders with high negative effect were Purpose The aim of this study is to develop and test the ap- highlighted in every life cycle stage. Through this approach, plicability of a new subcategory assessment method (SAM) Dow Chemical Canada is able to prioritize its actions and for social life cycle assessment using a case study on focus on the areas where its performance is still low compared high-density polyethylene (HDPE) production by Dow to its peers in the sector or compared to the situation in the Chemical Canada facility in Alberta, Canada. country. Moreover, through using PSILCA database or coun- Methods The methodology is characterized by six steps: (1) try performance evaluation to investigate the social perfor- definition of the goal and scope of the assessment; (2) life mance of background processes, Dow Chemical Canada can cycle inventory data collection including context http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment Springer Journals

Subcategory assessment method for social life cycle assessment: a case study of high-density polyethylene production in Alberta, Canada

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Environment; Environment, general; Environmental Economics; Environmental Engineering/Biotechnology; Environmental Chemistry
ISSN
0948-3349
eISSN
1614-7502
DOI
10.1007/s11367-017-1303-1
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Int J Life Cycle Assess (2018) 23:116–132 DOI 10.1007/s11367-017-1303-1 SOCIETAL LCA Subcategory assessment method for social life cycle assessment: a case study of high-density polyethylene production in Alberta, Canada 1 1 Marwa Hannouf & Getachew Assefa Received: 8 August 2016 /Accepted: 6 March 2017 /Published online: 16 March 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract In addition, the stakeholders with high negative effect were Purpose The aim of this study is to develop and test the ap- highlighted in every life cycle stage. Through this approach, plicability of a new subcategory assessment method (SAM) Dow Chemical Canada is able to prioritize its actions and for social life cycle assessment using a case study on focus on the areas where its performance is still low compared high-density polyethylene (HDPE) production by Dow to its peers in the sector or compared to the situation in the Chemical Canada facility in Alberta, Canada. country. Moreover, through using PSILCA database or coun- Methods The methodology is characterized by six steps: (1) try performance evaluation to investigate the social perfor- definition of the goal and scope of the assessment; (2) life mance of background processes, Dow Chemical Canada can cycle inventory data collection including context

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The International Journal of Life Cycle AssessmentSpringer Journals

Published: Mar 16, 2017

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