The ILCA Advisory Council is composed of representatives from interested industries, authorities and non-university research institutes
NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (NIES), JAPAN
Dr. Keisuke Nansai
Keisuke Nansai is a senior researcher at the Center for Material Cycles and Waste Management Research at the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) in Japan. Since completing a PhD in Energy Science at Kyoto University in Japan, he has been working on environmental emission accounting, life cycle assessment, material flow analysis and input-output analysis. He is an editorial board member of Economic Systems Research and Journal of Economic Structure. He is also a member of the nominating committee of the International Society for Industrial Ecology. He was awarded the Sir Richard Stone Prize (2011) and the Leontief Memorial Prize (2007) by International Input-Output Association, and the Encouragement Award (2012) by Institute of Life Cycle Assessment, Japan.
THE SUSTAINABILITY CONSORTIUM (TSC)
Dr. Kevin Dooley
The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) is an organization of diverse global participants that work collaboratively to build a scientific foundation that drives innovation to improve consumer product sustainability. TSC develops transparent methodologies, tools, and strategies to drive a new generation of products and supply networks that address environmental, social, and economic imperatives. TSC advocates for a credible, scalable, and transparent process and system. The organization boasts 100+ members from all corners of business employing over 57 million people and whose combined revenues total over $1.5 trillion. The TSC vision is to advance science to drive a new generation of innovative products and supply networks that address environmental, social, and economic imperatives.
UNEP-SETAC LIFE CYCLE INITIATIVE
Dr. Llorenç Milà i Canals
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) launched an International Life Cycle Partnership, known as the Life Cycle Initiative, to enable users around the world to put life cycle thinking into effective practice.
The Initiative responds the call by Governments around the world for a Life Cycle economy in the Malmo Declaration (2000). It contributes to the 10-Year Framework of Programmes to promote sustainable consumption and production patterns, as requested at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg (2002).
RED IBEROAMERICANA DE CICLO DE VIDA
RICV (Red Iberoamericana de Ciclo de Vida) is a network of organizations and individuals, like universities, technological centres, normalization bodies, companies, profesional associations, consultants, teachers, scientists, practitioners and students from Ibero American countries who share a vision focused on life cycle thinking. The national networks on Life Cycle Assessment of several Ibero American countries are members of the RICV.