The Evaluating Sustainability Through Life Cycle Approaches course focuses on the frameworks and techniques used to evaluate the sustainability of an organisation or cohesive system. The course is aimed at professionals who need to understand the fundaments of life cycle assessment, carbon footprinting and water footprinting. By the participants should be able to undertake a Life Cycle Assessment of a system in the wider economy.
The course includes some examples from the agri-food sector, but is aimed primarily at conveying the core underlying science behind life cycle sustainability.
The additional course of on offer on “Agricultural Life cycle Analysis - More Than Just The Carbon Footprint”. We aim to run this in May 2018 and this addresses some key features of agricultural LCA that differ from LCA in the wider economy.
3 - 7 Dec 2018
Short Course - Five Days.
There are no specialist entry requirements.
Mixed Cohort: AFTP participants will attend their course alongside full and part-time postgraduate students studying at the delivery university
By the end of this course you will be able to:
Sustainability performance evaluators:
AgriFood Training Partnership
The University of Reading
PO Box 226, Whiteknights
Reading RG6 6AP
T. +44 (0)330 333 4530