Written by our experts Emilia Moreno Ruiz, Lucia Valsasina, Carl Vadenbo, and Avraam Symeonidis, the article offers a comprehensive look at the development, core features, and global influence of the ecoinvent LCI database. They offer insights into how ecoinvent has been an instrumental tool in shaping sustainable decision-making and environmental assessments globally.


This year marks a significant milestone for our organization as we celebrate a decade of growth and advancement since the establishment of the ecoinvent association, and twenty impactful years since our first release.


Read the full article for an engaging overview of ecoinvent’s journey and our ongoing commitment to enhancing the database. With objectives like improving user-friendliness, facilitating data exchange, and collaborating with international data providers, we’re set to further empower the LCA community.


We would like to thank the Institute of Life Cycle Assessment, Japan (ILCAJ) for their collaboration.


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